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"Thriller" Sign It Death (1974)

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Brian Clemens (story)
Terence Feely (writer)
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9 March 1974 (Season 2, Episode 7)
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Secretary Tracy Conway is a starry-eyed romantic who dreams of the day her wealthy and powerful boss will sweep her off her feet and marry her... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

 (Episode Cast) (in credits order)

Francesca Annis ... Tracy Conway
Patrick Allen ... Richard Main
Moira Redmond ... Janice Main
Edward Judd ... Bill Lewis
Gerald James ... Barnes
Barry Stanton ... Quinn
James Bate ... Detective
Sheila Fearn ... Prudence Claire
Jacqueline Tong ... Sally
John Arnatt ... Mr. Robinson
Leon Eagles ... Mr. Seddon
Jeremy Pearce ... Sergeant
Alan Bennion ... Mr. Carter
Jimmy Gardner ... Caretaker
Stuart Nichol ... Commissionaire
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Carmen Blanck ... Mrs. Vinkel
Sonia Graham ... Mrs. Carter
Lisa Young ... Miss. Carter
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Episode Crew
Directed by
Shaun O'Riordan 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Brian Clemens  story
Terence Feely  writer

Produced by
John Sichel .... producer
 

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73 min
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5 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
Chilling, 4 September 2005
Author: Paul English from Ireland

'Sign It Death' brings Thriller's second series to an explosive climax. The acting performances are outstanding all around, the story entirely plausible, and the tension is maintained throughout with no let up until the stirring conclusion is arrived at.

The leading roles are played by Patrick Allen (as successful company director Richard Main) and Francesca Annis (as a beautiful but deeply deluded secretary Tracy Conway). Allen's voice was instantly recognisable from the 1975 brace of Protect and Survive public information films in which he sternly advised of how to cope after a nuclear explosion. Annis plays the role of Tracy Conway to perfection. Conway's sole aim is to marry her boss who has to be a successful businessman. She ruthlessly schemes her way into Main's company and becomes his secretary. From then on her aim is to ensnare him and anyone who stands in the way is expendable.

The plot unfolds with sickening inevitability as Tracy's dangerous fantasies are acted out with chilling intensity. The supporting roles are well acted - particularly the delectable Jacqueline Tong (Daisy from Upstairs Downstairs) who plays Sally, another of the company's administrative staff.

'Sign It Death' is one of Thriller's most memorable episodes and I cannot recommend it highly enough.

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