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The gentleman detective tackles a country house party murder. Jeremy Clyde stars in Dame Ngaio Marsh's thriller.

When a murder takes place at a country-house party, it poses another baffling case for the glamorous Chief Detective Inspector Alleyn.

Dame Ngaio Marsh’s gentleman detective novel dramatised by Michael Bakewell.

Starring Jeremy Clyde as CDI Alleyn.

Nigel Bathgate ...... Nick Waring
Angela North ...... Molly Gaisford
Sir Hubert Hansley ...... Donald Sinden
Arthur Wilde ...... John Moffatt
Marjorie Wilde ...... Dorothy Tutin
Rosamund Grant ...... Susannah Corbett
Doctor ...... John Hartley
Charles Rankin ...... Derek Waring
Sgt Bunce ...... Stephen Thorne

Director: Enyd Williams

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 2001.

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