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The Scold's Bridle


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The second of a two-part adaptation by Tony Bicat of Minette Walters 's crime novel, starring Miranda Richardson Bob Peck , Douglas Hodge
Sian Phillips , Virginia McKenna Sarah has become the prime murder suspect, and faces hostility and suspicion from all quarters. The programme contains adult scenes which some viewers may find disturbing. Seetoday'schoices.
Producer Chris Parr : Director David Thacker


Unknown: Tony Bicat
Unknown: Minette Walters
Unknown: Miranda Richardson
Unknown: Bob Peck
Unknown: Douglas Hodge
Unknown: Sian Phillips
Unknown: Virginia McKenna
Producer: Chris Parr
Director: David Thacker
Dr Sarah Blakeney: Miranda Richardson
Detective Sergeant Cooper: Bob Peck
Jack Blakeney: Douglas Hodge
Mathilda Gillespie: Sian Phillips
Violet Orloff: Virginia McKenna
Duncan Orloff: Paul Brooke
Joanna Lascelles: Trudie Styler
Ruth Lascelles: Beth Winslet
Jane Merryman: Rosemary Martin
PaulMerryman: Tenniel Evans
Det Insp Harmer: Miles Anderson
James Gillespie: Alan MacNaughtan
Dave Hughes: Finbar Lynch
JennySpede: Christine Moore

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