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Episode 2

The canny detective arrives at Martingale to investigate housemaid Sally's murder. PD James's thriller stars Robin Ellis.

Adam Dalgliesh arrives on the scene to investigate the murder of Sally Jupp in a peaceful Essex village.

PD James's first novel, in which she created her famous detective Adam Dalgliesh.

Starring Robin Ellis as Adam Dalgliesh, Sian Phillips as Mrs Maxie, Hugh Grant as Felix and Beatie Edney as Deborah.

Dramatised by Neville Teller.

Producer: Matthew Walters

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1993.

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30 minutes

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