A Taste For Death

Dramatisation of PD James's mystery.

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The poetic Commander's new unit investigate an unlikely double murder in a London church.

PD James's tale stars Richard Derrington.

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The poetic Commander's new unit investigate an unlikely double murder in a London church.

The Commander looks for more clues as he tries to unravel the mysterious death of Sir Paul Berowne.

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Dramatisation of PD James's mystery.

Commander Adam Dalgliesh investigates when two bodies are found murdered in the vestry of a London church.

One of them is a tramp and the other a recently resigned government minister, who had previously asked Dalgliesh for help.

Dalgliesh....Richard Derrington

Kate Miskin....Deborah Mcandrew

Massingham....Mark Carey

Father Barnes....Rob Swinton

Directed by Peter Leslie Wild

The poetic Commander's new unit investigate an unlikely double murder in a London church.

PD James' tale stars Richard Derrington.

Stars Richard Derrington.

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Following the death of her son, Lady Ursula Berowne talks to medical consultant Stephen Lampart about his relationship with her daughter-in-law.

Meanwhile, Dalgliesh prepares to visit the grand lady himself.

Dalgliesh....Richard Derrington

Kate Miskin....Deborah Mcandrew

Lady Ursula....Auriol Smith

Mattie....Octavia Walters

Lampart....David Birrell

Directed by Peter Leslie Wild

Behind the scenes, the murdered baronet's domineering mother pulls the strings.

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After interviewing Lady Ursula, Dalgliesh moves on to Sir Paul's widow Barbara and is introduced to her volatile brother Dominic.

Meanwhile, Sir Paul's wayward daughter Sarah is behaving secretively.

Dalgliesh....Richard Derrington

Kate Miskin....Deborah Mcandrew

Lady Ursula....Auriol Smith

Barbara....Sonia Ritter

Dominic/Ivor....Richard Katz

Sarah....Octavia Walters

Directed by Peter Leslie Wild

The Commander realises that Sir Paul's family and staff don't exactly show much grief.

The Commander realises that Sir Paul's family and staff don't exactly show much grief at his demise.

Stars Richard Derrington.

The Commander realises that Sir Paul's family and staff don't grieve at his demise.

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Stephen Lampart proves a much more willing witness than Dalgliesh and Kate expect.

He reveals something about his private life and offers more information about Sarah's boyfriend Ivor.

Dalgliesh....Richard Derrington

Kate Miskin....Deborah Mcandrew

Massingham....Mark Carey

Lady Ursula....Auriol Smith

Dominic....Richard Katz

Lampart....David Birrell

Directed by Peter Leslie Wild

The more the Commander questions, the more complex the picture becomes.

The more the Commander questions the Berowne family and staff, the more complex the picture becomes.

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Lampart throws light on the deaths of Theresa Nolan and Diana Travers and gives his version of Barbara's birthday party.

Meanwhile, Dalgliesh and Kate call on Sarah and her radical boyfriend Ivor.

Dalgliesh....Richard Derrington

Kate Miskin....Deborah Mcandrew

Massingham....Mark Carey

Lampart....David Birrell

Sarah....Octavia Walters

Ivor....Richard Katz

Directed by Peter Leslie Wild

The daughter of murder victim Sir Paul Berowne becomes the focus of the investigation.

The daughter of murder victim Sir Paul Berowne becomes the focus of the Commander's investigation.

Stars Richard Derrington.

The daughter of Sir Paul Berowne becomes the focus of the Commander's investigation.

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As Commander Dalgliesh tries to unravel the mysterious death of Sir Paul Berowne, the doorman of The Black Swan gives a different view of Barbara's fateful birthday party.

Meanwhile, the housekeeper Iris Minns inadvertently gives Kate a vital clue.

  • barbara....sonia ritter
  • carole....Liz Sutherland
  • dalgliesh....Richard Derrington
  • directed by - peter Leslie Wild
  • dominic....Richard Katz
  • father barnes....Rob Swinton
  • henry....Rob Swinton
  • iris minns....Auriol Smith
  • kate miskin....Deborah Mcandrew
  • lady ursula....Auriol Smith
  • ladyursula....Auriol Smith
  • lampart....David Birrell
  • massingham....mark carey
  • mattie....octavia walters
  • millicent....Auriol Smith
  • sarah....octavia walters

    the commander looks for more clues as he tries to unravel the death of sir paul berowne.

    the commander looks for more clues as he tries to unravel the mysterious death of sir paul berowne.

    stars Richard Derrington

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    As Kate takes a walk in the park with Carole Washburn, she learns a lot more about life at Lampart's clinic, Pembroke Lodge.

    The Commander finds a cryptic note left by suicide victim Teresa Nolan.

    The Commander finds a cryptic note left by suicide victim Teresa Nolan, but what do the contents mean? Stars Richard Derrington.

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    A trip to see romantic novelist Millicent Gentle in her riverside cottage reveals an unlikely friendship as well as more important information about the night of the infamous birthday party.

    An elderly authoress recalls a fight between the dead baronet and a potential new suspect.

    An elderly authoress recalls witnessing a fight between the dead baronet and a potential new suspect.

    Stars Richard Derrington.

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    Kate receives bad news about her grandmother and the collection box at the church reveals a secret.

    Dalgliesh locates compelling evidence - and an abused lover revises her police statement.

    The Commander locates compelling evidence - and an abused lover revises her police statement.

    Stars Richard Derrington.

    The Commander finds compelling evidence, and an abused lover revises her police statement.

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    Events come to a head as Dalgliesh forces the Berowne family to face the truth, and Kate has to fight a dangerous battle of her own.

    The murderer is finally confronted, but the killing isn't over yet in this gripping climax

    Stars Richard Derrington.