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Episode 1

Duration:
1 hour
First broadcast:
Sunday 18 January 2009

Murder mystery by Arnold Bennett, adapted in two parts by Chris Harrald.

American tycoon Theodore Racksole buys Europe's most exclusive hotel on a whim, but is warned by the seller that he will live to regret it. Soon, a mysterious death occurs and Theodore and his daughter Nella find themselves in danger in their own hotel.

Theodore Racksole ...... John Sessions
Nella Racksole ...... Matti Houghton
Aribert ...... Joe Kloska
Jules ...... Richard Katz
Miss Spencer ...... Fenella Woolgar
Felix Babylon ...... Stephen Greif
Reginald Dimmock ...... Gunnar Cauthery
Miss Ferguson ...... Jill Cardo
Servant ...... Inam Mirza.

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