|01||Baron Hardup||19840516||20050425 (BBC7)|
A showbiz scandal is the talk of the town and Charles gets embroiled.
|01||Charles Paris Mystery||20100129|
by Jeremy Front based on the novel by Simon Brett
Bill Nighy returns as actor, dipsomaniac and amateur sleuth. A vampire film is claiming victims on set and off.
CHARLES PARIS....BILL NIGHY
Producer - Sally Avens
Another chance to hear the latest Charles paris series. Bill Nighy stars as the actor cum amateur sleuth with a love of the bottle and the female form. In this series he has uncharacteristically landed a part in a film 'The Wreathing' where he's playing a middle management vampire opposite swimwear model turned actress Jodie Ricks played by Martine McCutcheon. Before long Jodie has confided to Charles that she's the victim of a blackmail scam and things take an even nastier turn when it appears that someone wants Jodie dead.
Never one to resist a maiden in distress Charles sets about trying to solve the mystery.
|02||Transformation Scene||19840523||20050426 (BBC7)|
Charles Paris is on the trail of the blackmailers and has a close encounter in a photographer's studio.
|03||Inside The Giant's Castle||19840530||20050427 (BBC7)|
Actor-turned-sleuth Charles Paris gets even more deeply involved in the saucy photo blackmail case.
|04||Enter The Funny Policeman||19840606||20050428 (BBC7)|
Charles Paris and Jackie investigate the death of theatre impresario, Marius Stein.
|05||Slapstick Scene||19840613||20050429 (BBC7)|
Charles pays a visit to Nigel Stein; Jackie spills the beans and movie-making turns into something of a horror story.
|06 LAST||King Rat||19840620||20050502 (BBC7)|
In the final part, there's a showdown at Streatley and Charles uncovers the truth about Marius Stein's death.