Devices And Desires

A serial killer has claimed four victims.

Adam Dalgliesh is drawn into the investigation.

By P D James, dramatised in six parts by Neville Teller.

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Programme Catalogue - Details: 15 November 199019901115

Producer: A.

LYLE

Next in series: ELECTRICAL MACHINES

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15 Nov 1990 09:35-11:15 (RADIO 3)

Recorded on 1990-10-29.

Producer: A. LYLE

Producer: A.

LYLE

Next in series: ELECTRICAL MACHINES

Broadcast history

15 Nov 1990 09:35-11:15 (RADIO 3)

Recorded on 1990-10-29.

Programme Catalogue - Station

Radio 3.

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A serial killer has claimed four victims.

Adam Dalgliesh is drawn into the investigation.

By P D James, dramatised in six parts by Neville Teller.PD James's gentleman commander hunts a serial killer on the loose in desolate Norfolk. Stars Robin Ellis and Susannah Doyle.

PD James's gentleman commander hunts a serial killer on the loose in desolate Norfolk.

Stars Robin Ellis and Susannah Doyle.

A serial killer has claimed four victims and created a climate of fear in the small community of Larksoken on the Norfolk coast.

Staying nearby, Adam Dalgliesh is drawn into contact both with the local population and the investigating team.

Dramatisation of PD James's novel.

A serial killer has claimed four victims and created a climate of fear in a Norfolk community.

  • David Timson
  • John Baddeley
  • [bbc7 bd=20040621]

    a serial killer has claimed four victims.

    adam dalgliesh is drawn into the investigation

  • robin ellis

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    A serial killer has claimed four victims.

    Adam Dalgliesh is drawn into the investigation.

    By P D James, dramatised in six parts by Neville Teller.PD James's gentleman commander hunts a serial killer on the loose in desolate Norfolk.

    PD James's gentleman commander hunts a serial killer on the loose in desolate Norfolk. Stars Robin Ellis and Susannah Doyle.

    PD James's gentleman commander hunts a serial killer on the loose in desolate Norfolk.

    Stars Robin Ellis and Susannah Doyle.

    A serial killer has claimed four victims and created a climate of fear in the small community of Larksoken on the Norfolk coast.

    Staying nearby, Adam Dalgliesh is drawn into contact both with the local population and the investigating team.

    Dramatisation of PD James's novel.

    A serial killer has claimed four victims and created a climate of fear in a Norfolk community.

  • David Timson
  • John Baddeley
  • [bbc7 bd=20040621]

    a serial killer has claimed four victims.

    adam dalgliesh is drawn into the investigation

  • robin ellis

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    The commander is on hand when the serial killer dubbed The Whistler claims his fifth victim. Stars Robin Ellis.

    Dalgliesh is on hand when the serial killer dubbed The Whistler claims his fifth victim.

    The commander is on hand when the serial killer dubbed The Whistler claims his fifth victim.

    Stars Robin Ellis.

    The Norfolk serial killer known as `the Whistler' has claimed his fifth victim.

    The investigation intensifies, as does Adam Dalgliesh's involvement with the case when he makes a grisly discovery...

    With Susannah Doyle, Dominic Jephcott and Suzanne Bertish.

    The serial killer known as 'the whistler' has claimed his fifth victim.

    Adam Dalgliesh makes a gruesome discovery.

    The serial killer known as the Whistler claims a fifth victim.

    The investigation intensifies, as does Adam Dalgliesh's involvement.

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    The commander is on hand when the serial killer dubbed The Whistler claims his fifth victim. Stars Robin Ellis.

    Dalgliesh is on hand when the serial killer dubbed The Whistler claims his fifth victim.

    The commander is on hand when the serial killer dubbed The Whistler claims his fifth victim.

    Stars Robin Ellis.

    The Norfolk serial killer known as `the Whistler' has claimed his fifth victim.

    The investigation intensifies, as does Adam Dalgliesh's involvement with the case when he makes a grisly discovery...

    With Susannah Doyle, Dominic Jephcott and Suzanne Bertish.

    The serial killer known as 'the whistler' has claimed his fifth victim.

    Adam Dalgliesh makes a gruesome discovery.

    The serial killer known as the Whistler claims a fifth victim.

    The investigation intensifies, as does Adam Dalgliesh's involvement.

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    Commander Dalgliesh discovers a murder victim, but The Whistler seems to be out of the frame for this one. PD James dramatisation stars Robin Ellis.

    Commander Dalgliesh discovers a victim, but The Whistler seems to be out of the frame.

    Dramatisation of PD James' novel.

    The Commander himself discovers a murder victim, but The Whistler seems to be out of the frame for this one.

    Stars Robin Ellis.

    The Commander himself discovers a murder victim.

    By PD James, dramatised in six parts by Neville Teller.

    The corpse found by Adam Dalgliesh looks to be another victim of the `the Whistler', but a surprising twist in the hunt for the Norfolk serial killer casts doubt over the murderer's identity.

    Dalgliesh's unwilling involvement with investigations looks to be far from over.

    With Paul Shelley, Robin Ellis and Bruce Alexander.

    A twist in the investigation casts doubt over the identity of the victim.

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    Commander Dalgliesh discovers a victim, but The Whistler seems to be out of the frame.

    Commander Dalgliesh discovers a murder victim, but The Whistler seems to be out of the frame for this one. PD James dramatisation stars Robin Ellis.

    Dramatisation of PD James' novel.

    The Commander himself discovers a murder victim, but The Whistler seems to be out of the frame for this one.

    Stars Robin Ellis.

    The Commander himself discovers a murder victim.

    By PD James, dramatised in six parts by Neville Teller.

    The corpse found by Adam Dalgliesh looks to be another victim of the `the Whistler', but a surprising twist in the hunt for the Norfolk serial killer casts doubt over the murderer's identity.

    Dalgliesh's unwilling involvement with investigations looks to be far from over.

    With Paul Shelley, Robin Ellis and Bruce Alexander.

    A twist in the investigation casts doubt over the identity of the victim.

    041998022620040624 (BBC7)
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    Commander Dalgliesh's hunt for the Whistler seems to be over, so Hilary Robarts' killer is still at large. Dramatisation of PD James's novel stars Robin Ellis.

    The Commander's hunt for The Whistler appears to be over, so the killer of Hilary Robarts remains at large. Dramatisation of PD James' novel, stars Robin Ellis.

    The Commander's hunt for The Whistler appears to be over.

    The Commander's hunt for The Whistler appears to be over, so the killer of Hilary Robarts remains at large.

    Dramatisation of PD James' novel, stars Robin Ellis.

    By PD James, dramatised in six parts by Neville Teller.

    4: The hunt for `The Whistler' is over, but Hilary Robarts's killer is still at large and Adam Dalgliesh is unwillingly helping out with investigations.

    At Larksoken power station, Jonathan's suspicions have been aroused by Caroline.

    With Vaughan Sivelle, Amita Dhiri and Bruce Alexander.

    The hunt for the Whistler is over but Hilary Robarts' killer remains at large.

    Adam Dalgliesh steps back from the investigation.

    Adam Dalgleish steps down from the inquiry, but although the hunt for the Whistler is over, Hilary Robarts's killer remains at large.

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    The Commander's hunt for The Whistler appears to be over, so the killer of Hilary Robarts remains at large. Dramatisation of PD James' novel, stars Robin Ellis.

    The Commander's hunt for The Whistler appears to be over.

    The Commander's hunt for The Whistler appears to be over, so the killer of Hilary Robarts remains at large.

    Dramatisation of PD James' novel, stars Robin Ellis.

    By PD James, dramatised in six parts by Neville Teller.

    4: The hunt for `The Whistler' is over, but Hilary Robarts's killer is still at large and Adam Dalgliesh is unwillingly helping out with investigations.

    At Larksoken power station, Jonathan's suspicions have been aroused by Caroline.

    With Vaughan Sivelle, Amita Dhiri and Bruce Alexander.

    The hunt for the Whistler is over but Hilary Robarts' killer remains at large.

    Adam Dalgliesh steps back from the investigation.

    Adam Dalgleish steps down from the inquiry, but although the hunt for the Whistler is over, Hilary Robarts's killer remains at large.

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    Caroline Amphlet reveals her true aim and Amy realises that she is more involved than she could ever imagine. Stars Robin Ellis.

    Caroline reveals her true aim, and Amy finds she is more involved than she could imagine.

    Caroline Amphlet reveals her true aim and Amy realises that she is more involved than she could ever imagine.

    Stars Robin Ellis.

    By PD James, dramatised in six parts by Neville Teller.

    5: The killer of Hilary Robarts is still at large, and Adam Dalgliesh is unwillingly helping out with investigations.

    Meanwhile, Jonathan's relationship with Caroline takes a turn for the worse.

    With Vaughan Sivelle, Amita Dhiri and Robin Ellis.

    Adam Dalgliesh reticently helps in the hunt for Hilary's killer.

    Adam Dalgliesh is reticently helping in the hunt for Hilary Robart's killer.

    Adam Dalgliesh reticently helps in the hunt for Hilary Robarts's killer.

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    Caroline reveals her true aim, and Amy finds she is more involved than she could imagine.

    Caroline Amphlet reveals her true aim and Amy realises that she is more involved than she could ever imagine. Stars Robin Ellis.

    Caroline Amphlet reveals her true aim and Amy realises that she is more involved than she could ever imagine.

    Stars Robin Ellis.

    By PD James, dramatised in six parts by Neville Teller.

    5: The killer of Hilary Robarts is still at large, and Adam Dalgliesh is unwillingly helping out with investigations.

    Meanwhile, Jonathan's relationship with Caroline takes a turn for the worse.

    With Vaughan Sivelle, Amita Dhiri and Robin Ellis.

    Adam Dalgliesh reticently helps in the hunt for Hilary's killer.

    Adam Dalgliesh is reticently helping in the hunt for Hilary Robart's killer.

    Adam Dalgliesh reticently helps in the hunt for Hilary Robarts's killer.

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    A double death at sea appears to give the police what they're looking for, but the Commander isn't so sure. Stars Robin Ellis.

    A double death at sea gives the police what they want, but the Commander isn't so sure.

    A double death at sea appears to give the police what they're looking for, but the Commander isn't so sure.

    Stars Robin Ellis.

    The murder of Hilary Robarts is proving difficult to solve, even with Adam Dalgliesh's help.

    A dramatic incident at sea would seem to provide the police with the answers they seek, but Dalgliesh is not so sure.

    With Robin Ellis, Paul Shelley and Bruce Alexander.

    A dramatic incident at sea would appear to give the police what they are looking for.

    But Dalgliesh is not convinced.

    A dramatic incident at sea would appear to give the police what they are looking for, but Dalgliesh is not convinced.

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    A double death at sea gives the police what they want, but the Commander isn't so sure.

    A double death at sea appears to give the police what they're looking for, but the Commander isn't so sure. Stars Robin Ellis.

    A double death at sea appears to give the police what they're looking for, but the Commander isn't so sure.

    Stars Robin Ellis.

    The murder of Hilary Robarts is proving difficult to solve, even with Adam Dalgliesh's help.

    A dramatic incident at sea would seem to provide the police with the answers they seek, but Dalgliesh is not so sure.

    With Robin Ellis, Paul Shelley and Bruce Alexander.

    A dramatic incident at sea would appear to give the police what they are looking for.

    But Dalgliesh is not convinced.

    A dramatic incident at sea would appear to give the police what they are looking for, but Dalgliesh is not convinced.