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A Dark Adapted Eye


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The concluding part of a mystery from Ruth Rendell (writing as Barbara Vine). The smouldering tension between sisters Vera and Eden escalates to a murderous climax. And the older she becomes, the more Faith realises she must confront the dark secrets of a family that will never bare its soul.
Screenplay by Sandy Welch Producer Phillippa Giles DirectorTim Fywell


Unknown: Ruth Rendell
Unknown: Sandy Welch
Producer: Phillippa Giles
Producer: Directortim Fywell
Faith: Helenabonham Carter
Vera: Celia Imrie
Eden: Sophie Ward
Paolo: Ciaran Hinds
Andrew: William Gaminara
John: Robin Ellis
Vranni: Bernice Stegers
Francis: Steven MacKintosh
Chad: Pip Torrens
TonyPearman: Brian Hickey
Helen: Polly Adams
Jamie: Jason Durr
Mrs Morell: Rachel Bell
RevMorell: Richard Syms
JosieCambus: Emma Shaw
JunePoole: Susan Vidler
May Durham: Gemma Street
YoungFaith: Honeysuckle Weeks
YoungFrancis: Guy Faulkner
Gerald: Paul Bentall
Anne: Emma Croft
Young Anne: Polly Grant
YoungVera: Kelly Marcel
Elsie: Sarah Hadland
General: Randal Herley

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