An Odd Body

Detective series by Sue Rodwell; featuring Annette Badland as DI Gwen Danbury of East Suffolk Police, with her mother Joan Danbury played by Gudrun Ure [series 1], Stephanie Cole as [series 2 ], Margaret Tyzack [series 3], and John Duttine as Sergeant Jacobs.

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Unknown: Sue Rodwell

Unknown: Annette Badland

Unknown: Gwen Danbury

Unknown: Gudrun Ure

Unknown: Joan Danbury

Unknown: John Duttine

Unknown: Henry Jacobs.

Director: Glyn Dearman

Superintendent Phillips: John Rye

Mrs Banks: Tina Gray

Dr Edward Barker: Terence Alexander

Virginia Barker: Margaret John

Stuart Barker: Jonathan Tafler

Lennox: Peter Whitman

Ben Meen: Peter Tuddenham

Dr BuN: Don McCorkindale

Archivist: David Jarvis

Keith: Marc Wilson

Jimmy: Martin Davey

Genome: [r4 Bd=19941031]

Unknown: Sue Rodwell

Unknown: Annette Badland

Unknown: Gwen Danbury.

Unknown: Gudrun Ure

Unknown: Joan Danbury

Unknown: John Duttine

Unknown: Sergeant Henry Jacobs.

Director: Glyn Dearman

Superintendent Phillips: John Rye

Mrs Banks: Tina Gray

Eleanor Gedding: Frances Jeater

Georgina: Siriol Jenkins

Keith: Mark Straker

Hans: Sean Barrett

Peggy: Patti Holloway

Dr Hunting: Neville Jason

PC: Lyndam Gregory

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When a skeleton is found in the Suffolk woods, Detective Inspector Gwen investigates. Sue Rodwell's mystery stars Annette Badland and John Duttine.

When a skeleton is found in the Suffolk woods, Detective Inspector Gwen investigates.

Gwen (Annette Badland) and Henry (John Duttine) investigate a skeleton in the woods.

URE, Gudrun Joan Danbury

ALEXANDER, Terence Dr Edward Barker

DAVEY, Martin Jimmy

GRAY, Tina Mrs Banks

JARVIS, David Archivist

JOHN, Margaret Virginia Barker

MCCORKINDALE, Don Dr Bull

RYE, John Supt Phillips

TAFLER, Jonathan Stuart Barker

TUDDENHAM, Peter Ben Meen

WHITMAN, Peter Lennox

WILSON, Marc Keith

Gwen and Henry investigate a skeleton in the woods.

Another mystery for Sue Rodwell's DI Gwen Danbury.

Recorded on 1994-05-17.

A four-part detective series by Sue Rodwell , featuring Annette Badland as Detective Inspector Gwen Danbury of East Suffolk Police Headquarters, Gudrun Ure as Joan Danbury and John Duttine as Detective Sergeant Henry Jacobs. 1: Past Imperfect

The discovery of a body buried in 1965 leads to a murder investigation. Gwen, with the interfering assistance of her mother, tries to "unbury" the past.

Director Glyn Dearman

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When a minister for Europe is found dead, Inspector Gwen Danbury goes undercover.

When a minister for Europe is found dead, Inspector Gwen Danbury goes undercover to solve the case. Stars Annette Badland.

When a Minister for Europe is found dead, Inspector Gwen Danbury goes undercover to solve the case.

The Minister for Europe is found dead.

Gwen goes undercover.

Contributors

Sean Barrett (Actor)

Frances Jeater (Actor)

Mark Straker (Actor)

Siriol Jenkins (Actor)

Tina Gray (Actor)

John Duttine (Actor)

Annette Badland (Actor)

Neville Jason (Actor)

Lyndam Gregory (Actor)

Gudrun Ure (Actor)

Patti Holloway (Actor)

Sue Rodwell (Author)

Glyn Dearman (Producer)

Recorded on 1994-05-18.

When a Minister for Europe is found dead, Detective Inspector Gwen Danbury goes undercover to solve the case.

The apparent suicide of an eminent MEP takes Gwen undercover to a health farm.

Diet, exercise - and detection

URE, Gudrun Joan Danbury

BARRETT, Sean Hans

GRAY, Tina Mrs Banks

GREGORY, Lyndam PC

HOLLOWAY, Patti Peggy

JASON, Neville Dr Hunting

JEATER, Frances Eleanor Gedding

JENKINS, Siriol Georgina

STRAKER, Mark Keith.

Continuing the four-part detective series by Sue Rodwell , with Annette Badland as Detective Inspector Gwen Danbury. Gudrun Ure as Joan Danbury and John Duttine as Detective Sergeant Henry Jacobs. 2: A Slim Chance

Director Glyn Dearman

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Gwen Danbury comes to the aid of a colleague wrongly accused, and her lonely mother Joan.

Gwen Danbury comes to the aid of a colleague wrongly accused, and her lonely mother Joan. Stars Annette Badland and Gudrun Ure.

Gwen Danbury comes to the aid of a colleague wrongly accused - and her mother, who is lonely.

Gwen comes to the aid of a colleague wrongly accused of GBH.

First broadcast on 1994-11-07

Contributors

Rachel Atkins (Actor)

John Moffatt (Actor)

Hilda Braid (Actor)

Godfrey Kenton (Actor)

John Duttine (Actor)

Annette Badland (Actor)

Don Mccorkindale (Actor)

Gudrun Ure (Actor)

Tom Bevan (Actor)

Peter Kenny (Actor)

Diana Payan (Actor)

Sue Rodwell (Author)

Glyn Dearman (Producer)

Recorded on 1994-05-23.

Gwen Danbury comes to the aid of a colleague wrongly accused of GBH - and her mother, who is lonely.

Joan goes into sheltered accommodation - in order to find out why an apparently happy man should kill himself.

Henry is put on suspension for an alleged attack.

URE, Gudrun Joan Danbury

ATKINS, Rachel Alison

BEVAN, Tom Edwards

BRAID, Hilda Emily Porter

KENNY, Peter

KENTON, Godfrey Arthur Lambert

MCCORKINDALE, Don Hessett

MOFFAT, John Larry Eaves

PAYAN, Diana.

A four-part detective series by Sue Rodwell , with Annette Badland as Detective Inspector Gwen Danbury ,

Gudrun Ure as Joan Danbury and John Duttine as Det Sgt Henry Jacobs. 3: A Sheltered Life

With Peter Kenny and Diana Payan Director Glyn Dearman

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Gwen takes charge when a hostage is taken by a gunman, but then her feisty mother arrives.

Gwen takes charge when a hostage is taken by a gunman, but then her feisty mother arrives. Stars Annette Badland and Gudrun Ure.

Gwen gets involved in a hostage situation.

Her mother can't help, surely?

First broadcast on 1994-11-14

Producer: G.

DEARMAN

Next in series: 1/3 - TALKING POISON

Previous in series: 3/4 - A SHELTERED LIFE

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Subject Categories

police drama programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

14 Nov 1994 14:02-15:00 (RADIO 4)

19 Feb 1996 14:02-15:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Crawford Logan (Actor)

David Holt (Actor)

Gavin Muir (Actor)

Elaine Claxton (Actor)

Tina Gray (Actor)

John Duttine (Actor)

Annette Badland (Actor)

Matthew Morgan (Actor)

Paul Panting (Actor)

Gudrun Ure (Actor)

Susannah Corbett (Actor)

Sue Rodwell (Author)

Glyn Dearman (Producer)

Recorded on 1994-05-25.

Another mystery for Sue Rodwell's DI Gwen Danbury.

Gwen is involved in a hostage situation.

Can her mother help?

A pregnant woman is held hostage by an armed gunman.

Gwen offers herself as a replacement.

URE, Gudrun Joan Danbury

CLAXTON, Elaine Cathy

CORBETT, Susannah Sharon

GRAY, Tina Mrs Banks

HOLT, David

LOGAN, Crawford Keets

MORGAN, Matthew

MUIR, Gavin

PANTING, Paul Gary.

A four-part detective series by Sue Rodwell , featuring Annette Badland as Detective Inspector Gwen Danbury , Gudrun Ure as Joan Danbury and John Duttine as Det Sergeant Henry Jacobs. 4: The Hostages. A pregnant woman is held hostage by an armed gunman. Gwen offers herself as a replacement.

With Matthew Morgan , Gavin Muir and David Holt. Director Glyn Dearman

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Gwen Danbury's mother provides unexpected help when an American Preacher is threatened.

As a radical American preacher faces threats, DI Gwen Danbury gets unexpected help. Sue Rodwell's thriller stars Annette Badland.

As a radical American preacher faces threats, DI Gwen Danbury gets unexpected help.

Sue Rodwell's thriller stars Annette Badland.

A controversial American preacher receives death threats when he visits the UK to take part in a television debate.

Gwen Danbury's mother provides some unexpected help when an American preacher is threatened.

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DI Gwen Danbury meets burglary victim Mr Mills and introduces him to her mother.

Old Dog: DI Gwen Danbury meets burglary victim Mr Mills and introduces him to her mother. Is Mr Mills all he seems? Stars Annette Badland. Episode 2 of 3.

: DI Gwen Danbury meets burglary victim Mr Mills and introduces him to her mother. Is Mr Mills all he seems? Stars Annette Badland. Episode 2 of 3.

Is Mr Mills all he seems?

By Sue Rodwell.

A vulnerable old man is attacked and burgled.

He seems lonely, so Gwen introduces him to her mother.

Old Dog: DI Gwen Danbury meets burglary victim Mr Mills and introduces him to her mother.

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A respectable elderly lady is found dead from natural causes.

A respectable elderly lady is found dead from natural causes - or was it murder? Stars Annette Badland and Stephanie Cole.

How can physical evidence of murder just disappear? Can Gwen Danbury pursue a case when she's been taken off it?

A respectable elderly lady is found dead from natural causes - or was it murder?

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DI Danbury probes a patrolman's killing on a crossing. Is it linked to a school drug ring?

Inspector Gwen Danbury probes a patrolman's killing on a crossing. Is it linked to a school drug ring? Stars Annette Badland.

The detective probes a patrolman's killing on a crossing.

The detective probes a patrolman's killing on a crossing - but is there a link to the school's drug ring? Stars Annette Badland.

When the school lollipop man is the victim of a hit and run incident, Gwen is determined to find the murderer.

However, Inspector Willis is more concerned to crack the drug ring at the school.

Could the two cases be linked? DI Willis....Ian Brooker Gary Lister....Tom George Ann Steel....Frances Jeater Patrick Hartley....Rob Swinton Directed by Rosemary Watts

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Gwen investigates a headless corpse, while mum Joan puts herself in danger on the internet

Detective Gwen Danbury investigates a headless corpse, while mum Joan puts herself in danger with the internet. Stars Annette Badland.

The detective investigates a headless corpse.

The detective investigates a headless corpse, while mum Joan puts herself in danger with the internet.

Stars Annette Badland.

Whilst Gwen investigates the discovery of a headless corpse, Joan becomes obsessed by the internet, and puts herself in danger when she tries to solve the mystery of a missing person.

Detective Inspector Gwen Danbury....Annette Badland Joan Danbury....Margaret Tyzack Sergeant Jacobs....John Duttine Alan Wishart....Jonathan Tafler Imogen Carlford....Michelle Newell Barry Carlford....Terry Molloy Landlady....Gillian Goodman Directed by Rosemary Watts

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The detective probes the theft of a valuable church painting.

The detective probes the theft of a valuable church painting, and an old Suffolk mill is threatened. Stars Annette Badland

The detective probes the theft of a valuable church painting - and an old Suffolk mill is threatened.

Stars Annette Badland.

As Joan Danbury and her friends protest at the proposed demolition of a local Mill, a valuable painting is stolen from the church.

Is it the work of professionals, or does someone else have a more personal interest?

  • barbara kirkpatrick....Lorelei King stuart kirkpatrick....Ed Bishop inspector read....colin rote
  • detective inspector gwen danbury....Annette Badland joan danbury....margaret tyzack sergeant jacobs....John Duttine sir robert fielding....Bill Wallis vicar....Richard Derrington di pippa gibson....Julia Hills nigel fielding....Ben Crowe directed by Rosemary Watts
  • directed by - Rosemary Watts
  • lizzie morfey....Sunny Ormonde
  • peter jenkins....james howard

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    When the detective takes her mother Joan on a murder mystery weekend, the charades take a realistic turn. Stars Margaret Tyzack.

    On a murder mystery weekend, the charades take a realistic turn.

    When the detective takes her mother Joan on a murder mystery weekend, the charades take a realistic turn.

    Stars Margaret Tyzack.

    When Gwen takes her mother on a murder mystery weekend to celebrate her birthday, they encounter rather more than they bargained for.

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    Back from shopping in France, detective Gwen's mother Joan learns of the death of a friend

    Back from shopping in France, detective Gwen's mother Joan learns of the suspicious death of a friend. Stars Annette Badland.

    Back from a day's shopping in France, the detective's mother Joan faces mystery.

    Back from a day's shopping in France, the detective's mother Joan faces mystery over a friend's murder.

    Stars Annette Badland.