The Pledge

By Friedrich Dürrenmatt, dramatised by Steve Chambers.

Inspector Matthai discovers the horrific murder of an eight-year-old girl.

When he tells the girl's mother, she makes him swear on his soul to find the killer - and so, Matthai's obsession with the case and the dark world beneath the polite veneer of 1950s Swiss society begins...

Chief of Police....Roy Marsden

Inspector Matthai....Kenneth Cranham

Sergeant Henzi....Nicholas Boulton

Von Gunten....Gerard Mcdermott

Lotte....Teresa Gallagher

Dr Locher....Clive Swift

Landlord....David Timson

Frau Moser....Colleen Prendergast

Herr Moser....Harry Myers

Fraülein K....Sophie Roberts

Ursula/Annemarie....Jessica Crossley

Farmer....John Cummins

Directed by David Hitchinson.

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19930920]

by Friedrich Durrenmatt.

Matthews is a gifted detective but his clinical approach makes him unpopular with his colleagues. When a child is murdered, he risks everything to solve the case. with Gill Graham David Holt , Siriot Jenkins. James Teffer , Philip Anthony , John Webb and Alexander Thomson Adapted by Peter Thomson Director Claire Grove

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930920]

Unknown: Friedrich Durrenmatt.

Unknown: Gill Graham

Unknown: David Holt

Unknown: Siriot Jenkins

Unknown:. James Teffer

Unknown: Philip Anthony

Unknown: John Webb

Unknown: Alexander Thomson

Adapted By: Peter Thomson

Director: Claire Grove

Matthews: Keith Drinkel

Tanner: Tom Georgeson

Horton: Jonathan Adams

Halsey: Matthew Morgan

Burkhard: Terence Edmond

Lxk: Jonathan Tafler

Mrs Scott: Gudrun Ure

Mary: Nadine Ballantyne

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by Friedrich Durrenmatt. Inspector Matthai becomes obsessed with a horrific murder case and the dark world he discovers.

SP20050924

By Friedrich Dürrenmatt, dramatised by Steve Chambers.

Inspector Matthai discovers the horrific murder of an eight-year-old girl.

When he tells the girl's mother, she makes him swear on his soul to find the killer - and so, Matthai's obsession with the case and the dark world beneath the polite veneer of 1950s Swiss society begins...

Chief of Police....Roy Marsden

Inspector Matthai....Kenneth Cranham

Sergeant Henzi....Nicholas Boulton

Von Gunten....Gerard Mcdermott

Lotte....Teresa Gallagher

Dr Locher....Clive Swift

Landlord....David Timson

Frau Moser....Colleen Prendergast

Herr Moser....Harry Myers

Fraülein K....Sophie Roberts

Ursula/Annemarie....Jessica Crossley

Farmer....John Cummins

Directed by David Hitchinson.