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Pie in the Sky


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Reviews of Andrew
I Payne's new drama series about
Henry Crabbe , an amply proportioned detective turned chef, agree that it is simmering nicely.
The Times greeted it with "starts gently, if promisingly, with neatly turned dialogue and relishable touches of wry humour." The Independent's reviewer admitted to being seduced by Richard Griffiths 's "cunning loftiness of style" and the clever use of locations to contrasta good, honest copper with the deceitful, plastic world he works in. In this week's episode,
Undesirable Elements, Crabbe investigates the death of an Asian businessman.
Episode written by Andrew Payne
Producer Jacky Stoller ; Director Colin Gregg A Witzend production for BBCtv


Unknown: Henry Crabbe
Unknown: Richard Griffiths
Written By: Andrew Payne
Producer: Jacky Stoller
Director: Colin Gregg
Henry Crabbe: Richard Griffiths
Margaret Crabbe: Maggie Steed
Freddy Fisher: Malcolm Sinclair
Gerald Hopkinson: Peter Blythe
AnneHopkinson: Jennifer Hilary
PC Cambridge: Bella Enahoro
Ch Supt Richards: Albert Welling
Hilary Smallwmd: Helena McCarthy
FaziaPatel: Jamila Massey
SteveTumer: Joe Duttine
Linda: Alison McKenna

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