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Series 9

103 :09x01 - Skeleton in the Cupboard

A ruthless executive has been keeping a dark secret for the last twenty years. His wife is getting suspicious, so he decides to solve his problem and cover his tracks by using murderous methods.
Guest Stars: Francesca Brill as Jane Fisher | Charles Dance as Robert Smythe | Philip Dunbar as Henry Traile | Zoë Wanamaker as Margaret Smythe | Matthew Jones (2) as Man on Phone
Director: Paul Annett
Story: Tony Wilmot | Teleplay: Peter Ransley

104 :09x02 - The Colonel's Lady

Colonel George Peregrine becomes insanely jealous when his wife, Eve, writes a book of love poems which become a huge success. Who is the man his wife writes about? George is determined to find out.
Guest Stars: Joss Ackland as Colonel George Peregrine | Pauline Collins as Eve Peregrine | Allan Corduner as Bookshop Assistant | Rupert Frazer as Basil Dashwood | John Horsley as Giles Rowley | Dennis Matsuki as Manservant | Anna Nicholas as Irina Stefanopoulos | Gareth Thomas as Telfer | Paul Williamson (2) as Harry | Kate Emma Davies as Clio Stefanopoulos | Carol Leader as Daphne
Director: Barry Davis (2)

105 :09x03 - The Surgeon

Steve Barker has a shady past - he used to be a safe-cracker. Now he lives an idyllic existence with his beautiful wife in a middle eastern country. Now his past is coming back to haunt him when he is charged with an old crime.
Guest Stars: John Alderton as Robert Sandy | David Belcher as Julius Goff | Shirley Cain as Sister Wyman | Jonathan Coy as William Haddock | Geoffrey Greenhill as Det. Ins. Watkins | Raad Rawi as Crown Prince Zawi | Devon Scott as Jane Chenies | John Skitt as James Wishart | Thorley Walters as Harry Gold | Alison Fiske as Betty Sandy
Director: Graham Evans
Story: Roald Dahl | Teleplay: Robin Chapman

106 :09x04 - The Verger

Based on Somerset Maugham’s story, the tale a verger of 16 years standing and the secret he's forced to reveal when a new, innovative verger arrives.
Guest Stars: Richard Briers as Albert Dobson | Patricia Routledge as Milly Dobson | Andrew Burt as The Vicar | Tony Kassell as Boy | Debbie Norris as Waitress | Glenda Smith as Waitress | Gareth Walker as Cafe Owner | Geoffrey Beevers as The Health Inspector | Bruce Boa as Mr. Groober | Mike Carnell as Passerby | Geoffrey Chater as The Magistrate | Rowland Davies as The Bank Manager | Bradley Lavelle as The Lawyer | Andrew Seear as Man In Teashop
Director: Rodney Bennett

107 :09x05 - The Facts of Life

A naive young man, Nicholas Lillie, is about to learn some lessons about life when he enters a national fencing competition in the big sprawling city of London.
Guest Stars: Genevieve Allenbury as Croupier | Rosalind Bennett as Zoe | Jim Broadbent as Lovejoy | John Drake as President | Ronald Markham as Arthur | Daphne Neville as Mrs. Lillie | Ronnie Stevens as Rudge | Benedict Taylor as Nicholas Lillie | Stephen Hancock (1) as Mr. Lillie | Gerald Logan (1) as James | Paul Vaughan-Teague as Scorer
Director: John Gorrie

108 :09x06 - Wink Three Times

Liza Goddard, searching for partner joins dubious escort agency.
Guest Stars: Peter Baldwin (2) as Desk Clerk | Liza Goddard as Barbara Colport | Andrew Bicknell as Giles Wimbourne | Ellis Dale as Desk Clerk | Peter Davison as Jeremy Tyler | Jeremy Gittins as Dominic | Caroline Goodall as Holly Peverill | Luke Kelly (1) as Barman | Robin Lermitte as Piers
Director: Paul Annett
Story: John Charters | Teleplay: Paul Ableman

109 :09x07 - The Dead Don't Steal

Married man Ken Johnson kills his lover when she plans to end the relationship. He kills her and buries the body. Then he gets a phone call from her!
Guest Stars: Lois Baxter as Annie Johnson | Michael Wisher as Dexter | Nicholas Ball as Ken Johnson | Glynis Barber as Lillian Brett
Director: John Glenister
Story: Ella Griffiths | Teleplay: Robin Chapman

110 :09x08 - The Finger of Suspicion

Steve Barker lives happily with his Arabian wife in the middle east. Then, out of the blue, his past comes back to haunt him when he is charged with an historic crime.
Guest Stars: Michael Brandon as Stephen Baker | Lucy Gutteridge as Soroya | Stefan Kalipha as Chief Inspector Aziz | Michael O'Hagan (1) as Det. Superintendent Burke | Nadim Sawalha as Zayid | Rob Spendlove as Det. Inspector Hook
Director: Rodney Bennett
Story: Tony Wilmot | Teleplay: Robin Chapman

111 :09x09 - A Time to Die

Yves Drouard is cheating on his wife with a much younger woman. Things get complicated when his mistress becomes pregnant and Drouard gets his mind set on murder. He decides to put his electronics expertise to use to kill his wife and thus solve all of his problems. Nothing can go wrong, can it?
Guest Stars: Jemma Redgrave as Violette Charbonneau | Paul Herzberg as Henri | Pauline Letts as Madame Cabon | Ivor Roberts as Gas Inspector | David Suchet as Yves Drouard | Sarah-Jane Varley as Lucie | Adam Crouch as Antoine | Nina Van Pallandt as Marthe Drouard
Director: Paul Annett
Story: Aileen Wheeler | Teleplay: Robin Chapman

112 :09x10 - Mr Know-All

Professor Max Kelada is a renowned archaeologist and also an incorrigible womaniser. He is drawn into a drama involving an attractive chambermaid, the hotel manager and a seemingly valuable statuette.
Guest Stars: Kim Thomson as Elly Somerton | Erika Hoffman as Suzie Anderson | Steve Plytas as Professor Daxatides | Topol as Professor Max Kelada | Eamonn Walker as Bates | Edward Wiley as Jasper Cranley | Peter Frye as Professor Maddox | Leslie Lyon as Lizzie Cranley | Steffanie Pitt as Angela Dalton
Director: Gareth Davies
Classification: Scripted
Genre: Anthology | Horror/Supernatural | Thriller
Status: Canceled/Ended
Network: itv ( United Kingdom)
Runtime: 30 Minutes
Premiere: March 24, 1979
Ended: May 13, 1988
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