Ruth Rendell Mysteries: Season 9, Episode 8

A Case of Coincidence: Part One (22 Mar. 1996)

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After four attractive women are found strangled in and around the local river, the free-spirited wife of a London doctor is killed while on an extramarital assignation.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Caroline Bliss ...
Sarah Quin
Robin Summers ...
Keith Barron ...
Inspector Masters
Chief Inspector Moore
Sergeant Holt
Don Henderson ...
Ray Brannel
Michael Fitzgerald ...
Edward Brannel
Ken Wynne ...
Frank Preston
Michael Quin
Amanda Pointer ...
Female Student
Andrew MacLachlan ...
Tony English
Angela Curran ...
Thomas Wheatley ...
Jack Klaff ...
Kate Buffery ...
Dr. Lucas


Crime thriller based on the novel by Ruth Rendell, about a murder investigation that is launched when a woman's body is found in the fens of Norfolk. Written by Jonathan Broxton <>

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Chief Inspector Moore: The governor's just informed me that the Home Office is threatening to bring the Yard in to take over the inquiry.
Inspector Masters: [Groans] Yes?
Chief Inspector Moore: We've now got two ticking clocks against us - "when will he kill again?" and "when are we off the job?".
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