Poison Farm - A Murderer Unmasked After 60 Years

William Murfitt was poisoned in 1938 and despite an extensive investigation by SCOTLAND Yard's finest officers the identity of the murderer has remained a mystery until now.

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012004062820081229 (BBC7)
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A Suffolk village was turned upside down in the summer of 1938 when one of its wealthiest inhabitants died from a lethal dose of potassium cyanide.

Several people had a motive to kill the man who was a womaniser.

His wronged wife? The husband of his last lover, and a close friend? As the drama unfolds we discover exactly who the poisoner is?

Read by Robert Lindsay.

In a quiet village in 1938, a philandering farmer suddenly dies.

The murderer's identity is a mystery.

David Williams investigates who killed wealthy womaniser William Murfitt in 1938.

True mystery story read by Robert Lindsay.

David Williams investigates who killed wealthy womaniser William Murfitt in 1938. True mystery story read by Robert Lindsay.

012004062820081229 (BBC7)
20100308 (BBC7)
20100309 (BBC7)
20120220 (BBC7)
20120221 (BBC7)
20130107 (BBC7)
20130108 (BBC7)

A Suffolk village was turned upside down in the summer of 1938 when one of its wealthiest inhabitants died from a lethal dose of potassium cyanide.

Several people had a motive to kill the man who was a womaniser.

His wronged wife? The husband of his last lover, and a close friend? As the drama unfolds we discover exactly who the poisoner is?

Read by Robert Lindsay.

In a quiet village in 1938, a philandering farmer suddenly dies.

The murderer's identity is a mystery.

David Williams investigates who killed wealthy womaniser William Murfitt in 1938.

True mystery story read by Robert Lindsay.

David Williams investigates who killed wealthy womaniser William Murfitt in 1938. True mystery story read by Robert Lindsay.

022004062920081230 (BBC7)
20100309 (BBC7)
20100310 (BBC7)
20120221 (BBC7)
20120222 (BBC7)

True story by David Williams.

A murder in 1938 leads the police to uncover a trail of deception and intrigue.

When a womanising farmer is murdered, evidence mounts against his wife Gertrude.

When a womanising farmer is murdered, evidence mounts against his wife Gertrude who has bought cyanide.

Read by Robert Lindsay.

In the mystery of a womanising farmer killed in 1938, evidence mounts against his wife.

In the mystery case of a womanising farmer killed in 1938, evidence mounts against his wife Gertrude.

In the mystery case of a womanising farmer killed in 1938, evidence mounts against his wife Gertrude. Read by Robert Lindsay.

022004062920081230 (BBC7)
20100309 (BBC7)
20100310 (BBC7)
20120221 (BBC7)
20120222 (BBC7)
20130108 (BBC7)

True story by David Williams.

A murder in 1938 leads the police to uncover a trail of deception and intrigue.

When a womanising farmer is murdered, evidence mounts against his wife Gertrude.

When a womanising farmer is murdered, evidence mounts against his wife Gertrude who has bought cyanide.

Read by Robert Lindsay.

In the mystery of a womanising farmer killed in 1938, evidence mounts against his wife.

In the mystery case of a womanising farmer killed in 1938, evidence mounts against his wife Gertrude.

In the mystery case of a womanising farmer killed in 1938, evidence mounts against his wife Gertrude. Read by Robert Lindsay.

032004063020081231 (BBC7)
20100310 (BBC7)
20100311 (BBC7)
20120222 (BBC7)
20120223 (BBC7)

A murder in 1938 leads the police to uncover a trail of deception and intrigue.

The police continue their search for the killer.

A glamorous housekeeper becomes a suspect

The police continue their search for the farmer's killer.

Read by Robert Lindsay.

In the farmer death riddle, the spotlight falls on James Walker and his housekeeper.

In the wealthy farmer death riddle, the spotlight falls on James Walker and his glamorous housekeeper.

In the wealthy farmer death riddle, the spotlight falls on James Walker and his glamorous housekeeper. Read by Robert Lindsay.

032004063020081231 (BBC7)
20100310 (BBC7)
20100311 (BBC7)
20120222 (BBC7)
20120223 (BBC7)
20130109 (BBC7)
20130110 (BBC7)

A murder in 1938 leads the police to uncover a trail of deception and intrigue.

The police continue their search for the killer.

A glamorous housekeeper becomes a suspect

The police continue their search for the farmer's killer.

Read by Robert Lindsay.

In the farmer death riddle, the spotlight falls on James Walker and his housekeeper.

In the wealthy farmer death riddle, the spotlight falls on James Walker and his glamorous housekeeper.

In the wealthy farmer death riddle, the spotlight falls on James Walker and his glamorous housekeeper. Read by Robert Lindsay.

042004070120090101 (BBC7)
20100311 (BBC7)
20100312 (BBC7)
20120223 (BBC7)
20120224 (BBC7)

The mystery of William Murfitt's murder begins to unravel.

At Bill Muffit's inquest, secrets are revealed, but his killer is still at large.

Read by Robert Lindsay.

Secrets are revealed at womanising farmer William Muffit's inquest.

Secrets are revealed at womanising farmer William Muffit's inquest, but his killer is still at large.

Secrets are revealed at womanising farmer William Muffit's inquest, but his killer is still at large. Read by Robert Lindsay.

042004070120090101 (BBC7)
20100311 (BBC7)
20100312 (BBC7)
20120223 (BBC7)
20120224 (BBC7)
20130110 (BBC7)

The mystery of William Murfitt's murder begins to unravel.

At Bill Muffit's inquest, secrets are revealed, but his killer is still at large.

Read by Robert Lindsay.

Secrets are revealed at womanising farmer William Muffit's inquest.

Secrets are revealed at womanising farmer William Muffit's inquest, but his killer is still at large.

Secrets are revealed at womanising farmer William Muffit's inquest, but his killer is still at large. Read by Robert Lindsay.

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20100312 (BBC7)
20100313 (BBC7)
20120224 (BBC7)
20120225 (BBC7)

Under cover of darkness, police make one last trip to wealthy farmer William Muffit's murder scene.

Read by Robert Lindsay.

Under cover of darkness, police make one last trip to William Muffit's murder scene.

The identity of William Murfitt's murderer is finally revealed.

In nightfall, DCI Burt makes one last trip to the murder scene to try to solve the crime.

Under cover of darkness, DCI Burt makes one last trip to the murder scene in an attempt to solve the crime.

Under cover of darkness, the police make one last trip to William Muffit's murder scene.

Under cover of darkness, the police make one last trip to wealthy farmer William Muffit's murder scene. Read by Robert Lindsay.

05 LAST2004070220090102 (BBC7)
20100312 (BBC7)
20100313 (BBC7)
20120224 (BBC7)
20120225 (BBC7)

Under cover of darkness, police make one last trip to wealthy farmer William Muffit's murder scene.

Read by Robert Lindsay.

Under cover of darkness, police make one last trip to William Muffit's murder scene.

The identity of William Murfitt's murderer is finally revealed.

In nightfall, DCI Burt makes one last trip to the murder scene to try to solve the crime.

Under cover of darkness, DCI Burt makes one last trip to the murder scene in an attempt to solve the crime.

Under cover of darkness, the police make one last trip to William Muffit's murder scene.

Under cover of darkness, the police make one last trip to wealthy farmer William Muffit's murder scene. Read by Robert Lindsay.