1935, Peckham: Revenge becomes an obsession for an elderly lady when her daughter is found dead. Starring Sophie Thompson.
1935: When Marjorie finds Dorothy, her pretty young sister, lying dead with her head in the oven, the obvious assumption is suicide.
But the girl's mother, Mrs Clair, a tough-minded woman is not convinced. She believes that Dorothy was murdered by Marjorie's cheating husband Ted.
Unable to prove her theory, Mrs Clair begins to cook up a secret, terrible revenge...
One of three seminal psychological thrillers by CS Forester - dramatised by Paul Mendelson.
Most famous for his Hornblower series, CS Forester wrote these thrillers at the start of his career taking crime writing in a new direction, portraying ordinary, desperate people committing monstrous acts, and showing events spiralling terribly, chillingly, out of control.
Music composed by Gary C. Newman
Clarinet: Samantha Baldwin
Director: David Ian Neville
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|Mrs Claire||Tessa Peake-Jones|
|George Ely||Richard Lumsden|
|Sergeant Hale||Carl Prekopp|