David Suchet: In the Foot­steps of St Paul

The Weekend Australian - Review - - Television Free To Air -

Fri­day, 8.35pm, SBS One

Odd to see him out of his role as Agatha Christie’s de­tec­tive Her­cule Poirot, but in this first of two episodes, David Suchet re­traces the steps of the bib­li­cal St Paul. He starts in Jerusalem, where Paul prac­tised as a de­vout Jew be­fore con­vert­ing to the new Je­sus move­ment. Next is Tar­sus in mod­ern Tur­key, where Paul was born, and then east to An­ti­och, where he be­gan his mis­sion to spread Chris­tian­ity. Suchet is de­ter­mined to dis­cover what mo­ti­vated Paul and how this man tri­umphed over the Ro­man Em­pire.

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