The precise relationship between the Home Secretary, the Prime Minister's Press Secretary, and the man murdered on Brighton beach is made uncomfortably clear.
Christopher Lee's six-part thriller stars Christopher Benjamin as Henry Colvil and Amanda Redman as Alix Soames.
With Dudley Sutton as DCI Guscott, Sheila Reid as Miranda Peel, Tom Cotcher as Tom Margeson, Alistair McGowan as Charlie Lofthouse, Alphonsia Emmanuel as Maggie Lindley, Brian Bowles as Norman Tate and Sue Jones Davies as Det Sgt Gwen Jenkins.
Producer: Pete Atkin
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1998.