Crooked House (2008– )
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Ben Morris, a young teacher, finds an antique door-knocker in his garden and takes it to the local museum, where the curator tells him it belonged to Geap Manor, a Tudor mansion, now ... See full summary »

Director:

Damon Thomas

Writer:

Mark Gatiss (screenplay)
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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Lee Ingleby ... Ben
Mark Gatiss ... The Curator
Derren Brown ... Sir Roger Widdowson
Vanessa Havell Vanessa Havell ... Lady Widdowson
Beth Goddard ... Mrs Glanville
Philip Jackson ... Joseph Bloxham
Andy Nyman ... Nicholas Duncalfe
Julian Rhind-Tutt ... Noakes
John Arthur ... Coil
Cal Freestone Cal Freestone ... Lucy (as Cal Jaggers)
Ian Hallard ... Felix de Momery
Jennifer Higham ... Ruth
Samuel Barnett ... Billy
Rufus Jones ... Niggs Johnson
Jayne Dickinson Jayne Dickinson ... Gracie
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Ben Morris, a young teacher, finds an antique door-knocker in his garden and takes it to the local museum, where the curator tells him it belonged to Geap Manor, a Tudor mansion, now demolished, and whose original owner, Sir Roger Widdowson, was accused of Satanism in order to produce an heir, but still died childless. In 1786 the manor is bought by Joseph Bloxham, a greedy parvenu who has made his money at the expense of others and is accused by the widow of his late business partner of causing her husband's death. Bloxham believes that the noises he hears in the wainscoting of the rooms is made by mice and ignores his colleagues' warnings that he could be in danger. In fact the wainscoting is made from the same wood as the gallows at Tyburn, where criminals were hung, and Bloxham's actions have marked him as a criminal who must pay for his sins. In 1927 Lady Constance De Momery attends the engagement party at Geap Manor of her grand-son Felix to his lower-born fiancée Ruth. Felix's ... Written by don @ minifie-1

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Horror | Mystery

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27 December 2008 (UK) See more »

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