Outraged at the demolition of the gorge Lady Maud goes to see Dundridge,suggesting that they work together to expose Sir Giles as the blackmailer. However,since Dundridge detests her and ... See full summary »

Director:

Roger Bamford

Writers:

Tom Sharpe (novel), Malcolm Bradbury (dramatisation)

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
David Suchet ... Blott
Geraldine James ... Lady Maud Lynchwood
George Cole ... Sir Giles Lynchwood
Simon Cadell Simon Cadell ... Dundridge
Julia McKenzie ... Mrs Forthby
Geoffrey Bayldon ... Ganglion
Paul Brooke ... Hoskins
Jimmy Nail ... Edwards
Brian Coburn Brian Coburn ... Hefty
Mary Healey ... Mrs Wynn
Matyelok Gibbs Matyelok Gibbs ... Miss Percival 1
Sylvia Barter Sylvia Barter ... Miss Percival 2
John Rapley John Rapley ... Colonel Chapman
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Georgine Anderson ... Mrs Bullett Finch
Michael Burns Michael Burns ... Fletcher
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Outraged at the demolition of the gorge Lady Maud goes to see Dundridge,suggesting that they work together to expose Sir Giles as the blackmailer. However,since Dundridge detests her and believes that she was responsible for compromising him,Dundridge refuses,making it his mission to destroy her home. That night Blott gets one of the workmen extremely drunk and encourages him to cause destruction - and a death - in the village to increase public hostility to the roadworks. Sir Giles,meanwhile,who is living with Mrs Forthby,drugs her and returns to the hall,which he tries to burn down,escaping into the grounds after a fight with his wife. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Release Date:

6 March 1985 (UK) See more »

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