Guy Foster (Tim Dutton) finds himself in the company of a group of odd and sinisterly exuberant people after getting engaged to the mysterious Melissa McKensie (Jennifer Ehle). Soon, he'll become a suspect in a series of grizzly murders and will have to solve them to clear his name.
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Julie Walters ...  Paula Hepburn 5 episodes, 1997
Tim Dutton ...  Guy Foster 5 episodes, 1997
Adrian Dunbar ...  Graeme Hepburn 5 episodes, 1997
Christopher Ryan ...  Les Maurice 5 episodes, 1997
Gary Cady Gary Cady ...  Don Page 5 episodes, 1997
Diana Weston ...  Hope Magenta 5 episodes, 1997
Bill Paterson ...  D.C.I. Cameron / ... 4 episodes, 1997
Michael Angelis ...  D.I. Kilshaw / ... 4 episodes, 1997
Jennifer Ehle ...  Melissa McKensie 4 episodes, 1997
Gary Bleasdale Gary Bleasdale ...  Statto 4 episodes, 1997
Andrew Schofield ...  Charlton Ffoulkes 4 episodes, 1997
David Ross David Ross ...  Selwyn-Swanton 3 episodes, 1997
Hugh Quarshie ...  George Bond 3 episodes, 1997
Neil Conrich Neil Conrich ...  Plain Clothes Detectives 3 episodes, 1997
Trevor Thomas Trevor Thomas ...  Plain Clothes Detectives 3 episodes, 1997
Tom Marty Tom Marty ...  Plain Clothes Detectives 3 episodes, 1997
Julie Livesay Julie Livesay ...  Paula's Secretary / ... 2 episodes, 1997
Joy Harrison Joy Harrison ...  Doctor's receptionist / ... 2 episodes, 1997
Beaux Bryant Beaux Bryant ...  George's Secretary / ... 2 episodes, 1997
Keith Clifford ...  Male Nurse 2 episodes, 1997
John Ringham ...  Norman 2 episodes, 1997
Laura Davenport Laura Davenport ...  Francesca Morris 2 episodes, 1997
Kevin Rooney Kevin Rooney ...  John Paul Bird 2 episodes, 1997
Ian Sanders ...  Journalists 2 episodes, 1997
Jub Jub Jub Jub ...  Young Band 2 episodes, 1997
Paul Hargreaves Paul Hargreaves ...  Journalists 2 episodes, 1997
Yuri Stepanov Yuri Stepanov ...  Leo the Driver 2 episodes, 1997
Michael Fleming Michael Fleming ...  Journalists 2 episodes, 1997
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Guy Foster (Tim Dutton) finds himself in the company of a group of odd and sinisterly exuberant people after getting engaged to the mysterious Melissa McKensie (Jennifer Ehle). Soon, he'll become a suspect in a series of grizzly murders and will have to solve them to clear his name.

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This is what I call drama
26 October 2000 | by ej_edwardsSee all my reviews

This is what British drama - good British drama - is all about: fine performances (not just a big name dragging a bunch of good-lookers), effective direction, an unbeatable, realistic script and effects that don't take over from actions.

Jennifer Ehle was excellent as the enigmatic Melissa in the title role, Julie Walters - as ever - turns out a stirring performance, and Diana Weston's drunken Hope brings a smile to the face with those Shirley Bassey impersonations.

Something of a gentle thriller, and something that will definitely keep you guessing until the end.


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