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The Reclusive Skeleton of Fingringhoe

Episode 2 of 3

Steve Punt ventures into the heart of rural Essex to investigate the mysterious disappearance of actress Ada Constance Kent just before the Second World War.

Steve Punt continues his investigations as Radio 4's very own private detective.

In 1939, just before the outbreak of World War II, the reclusive actress Ada Constance Kent disappeared from the village of Fingringhoe in rural Essex. Despite her cottage being searched on several occasions in the intervening years, her skeleton was only discovered in the bedroom in 1949. Was it her... where had she been in the intervening years... and was she really the person everyone thought she was?

Steve Punt interrogates the witnesses and assesses the evidence.

Producer: Paul Kobrak.

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