Ruth Rendell Mysteries: Season 6, Episode 12

Talking to Strange Men (27 Dec. 1992)

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John Creevey has recently separated from his wife Jennifer and is still obsessed with her and Peter Mullin, the new man in her life. Many years ago his sister Cherry had been murdered and ... See full summary »

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Episode complete credited cast:
John Duttine ...
John Creevey
Mel Martin ...
Jennifer Creevey
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Peter Mullin
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Mark Simms
Nicholas Haley ...
Mungo Cameron
Adrian Ross Magenty ...
Angus Cameron (as Adrian Ross-Magenty)
Robert Jones ...
Charles Mabledene
Richard Williams ...
Graham O'Neill
Abigail McKern ...
WDC Susan Aubrey
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jonathan Bancroft ...
Nigel Hobhouse
Nigel Burwood ...
TV Newscaster
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Gavin
Elspeth Charlton ...
Dr Lucy Cameron
Josephine Clarke ...
Sharon
Trevor Cooper ...
DCI Fordwych
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John Creevey has recently separated from his wife Jennifer and is still obsessed with her and Peter Mullin, the new man in her life. Many years ago his sister Cherry had been murdered and her fiancé, Mark Simms, now John's best friend, had been the prime suspect. When the police reopen the case and Simms is again under suspicion, John begins to doubt his friend's innocence, until Mark tells him of sordid details about Cherry's promiscuous past - and her relationship with Peter Mullin. When John discovers a series of coded messages hidden beneath a railway bridge, he throws himself into solving them, as a way of taking his mind off Jennifer. He believes that he has uncovered the communications of a gang of terrorists, not realising that it is just schoolboys at rival public schools, playing at being spies. To punish Peter Mullin for breaking up his marriage, and wrongly suspecting that he may have killed Cherry, he plants a code message for the "terrorists", ordering them to "eliminate... Written by Martin Underwood <imdb@martinunderwood.f9.co.uk>

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