Ronald Frame's dramatisation of Robin Maugham's novella about a young lawyer who falls under the malign influence of his sinister manservant.
By Robin Maugham, dramatised by Ronald Frame.
Richard Merton is a young man trying to make his way in publishing; Tony, his charismatic army friend is resuming his law studies after five years wartime service.
Merton encourages his friend to employ a manservant to help him with his household chores.
Tony hires the enigmatic Barrett - who exploits his weakness and laziness, and slowly but surely takes over control of his life.
Mrs Toms....Carolyn Pickles
Directed by Gordon House