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Complete credited cast:
Jack Warner ...
Det. Insp. Fred Fellows
Ronald Lewis ...
Det. Sgt. Jim Wilks
Yolande Donlan ...
Jean Sherman
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Clyde Burchard
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Mr. Simpson
Moira Redmond ...
Joan Simpson
Christine Bocca ...
Mrs. Simpson
Brian Oulton ...
Frank Restlin
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Sgt. Gorman
Norman Chappell ...
Andy Roach
John Barron ...
Ray Tenby
Joan Newell ...
Mrs. Banks
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A woman is found murdered in a house along the coast from Brighton. Local detectives Fellows and Wilks lead an investigation methodically following up leads and clues mostly in Brighton and Hove but also further afield. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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12 January 1967 (Hungary)  »

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El rostro sin nombre  »

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Trivia

The main plot is inspired by the case of Patrick Mahon, who murdered his pregnant lover Emily Kaye near Eastbourne in 1924. He rented a bungalow, murdered Emily Kaye and dismembered her body there, and invited another woman (Ethel Duncan) to spend the Easter weekend with him while Emily Kaye's remains were in a locked bedroom in the bungalow. See more »

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When Fellows and Unwin drive to Greenwich to interview Jean Sherman, they approach her house, having driven from Brighton, along a dead-end road from the direction of the river bank alongside the Cutty Sark. See more »

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Det. Insp. Fred Fellows: Don't know what I hate more, tea without sugar or a fat paunch.
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Taut police procedural
1 February 2003 | by (England) – See all my reviews

Despite the presence of Jack Warner as a senior policeman, the world of "Jigsaw" is a far cry from the cosy atmosphere of "Dixon of Dock Green". Effective camerawork makes Brighton a faintly sinister setting for this murder mystery. The standard of acting is generally high, (although I found Yolande Donlan's performance a little overwrought for my taste) and a strong script from Guest ensures that the detailed police investigation contains enough action (and unexpected revelations) to hold the viewer's interest to the very end.


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