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Episode 3

15 Minute Drama, Petite Mort Episode 3 of 10

15 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 30 October 2013

Honor Blackman, Shelley Conn, Mariah Gale and Samantha Spiro star in Beatrice Hitchman's thrilling debut, adapted by Miranda Davies. A 1914 silent film called Petite Mort holds the key to an infamous murder trial.

1967, Paris. Journalist Juliette Blanc (Shelley Conn) continues to interview Adele Roux (Honor Blackman), once a star of a famous silent film of 1914, Petite Mort.

1913, Paris. The young Adele Roux (Mariah Gale) is taken by surprise when her younger sister Camille turns up at her door. Her eyes still on screen greatness, Adele agrees to her lover Andre's (Marcus D'Amico) plan to install her in his house as assistant to his beautiful, but unpredictable, screen star wife - 'Terpsichore' - Luce Durand (Samantha Spiro).

Produced and directed by Emma Harding.


Madame Adele Roux
Honor Blackman
Juliette Blanc
Shelley Conn
Adele Roux
Mariah Gale
Andre Durand
Marcus D'Amico
Luce Durand ("Terpsichore")
Samantha Spiro
Camille Roux
Georgie Fuller
Pere Simon
David Seddon
David Seddon
Maria Teresa Creasey
Maria Teresa Creasey
John Norton
Paul LeClerc
John Norton
John Norton
Elodie Kernuac
Priyanga Burford
Inspector Japy
Michael Bertenshaw
Michael Bertenshaw
Michael Bertenshaw
Dr Langlois
Sean Murray
Sean Murray
Emma Harding
Emma Harding
Miranda Davies
Beatrice Hitchman


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