Ruth Rendell Mysteries: Season 4, Episode 4

The Best Man to Die: Part One (21 Oct. 1990)

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On the eve of a wedding the best man is murdered, and at a similar time there is a serious car crash with two victims. Wexford thinks the two things are somehow connected, but how?

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Christopher Ravenscroft ...
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Maurice Cullam
John Vine ...
Dr. Crane
John Burgess ...
Clara Salaman ...
Nurse Rose
Barbara Leigh-Hunt ...
Mrs. Fanshawe
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Nora Fanshawe
Ken Kitson ...
Louie Ramsay ...
Deborah Poplett ...
Diane Keen ...
Jenny Ireland / Burden
David Michaels ...
Policeman
Nina Marc ...
Nurse Lewis
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Lilian Hatton (as Sherin Taylor)
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On the eve of a wedding the best man is murdered, and at a similar time there is a serious car crash with two victims. Wexford thinks the two things are somehow connected, but how?

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While the scenes of Dora Wexford's cancer scare were being filmed, George Baker's real-life wife, Sally Home, was in hospital, also suffering from cancer. See more »

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Det. Insp. Mike Burden: He's lying isn't he.
Det. Chief Insp. Reg Wexford: The lies are queueing up behind his teeth!
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