Agatha Christie's Partners in Crime: Season 1, Episode 2

Finessing the King (23 Oct. 1983)

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After seeing a suspicious coded message in the newspaper, Tuppence and Tommy attend a masked ball and find a costumed woman dying from a knife wound.

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James Warwick ...
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Sir Arthur Merivale
Peter Blythe ...
Captain Bingo Hale
Arthur Cox ...
Reece Dinsdale ...
Anna Turner ...
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Annie Lambert ...
Lady Vere Merivale
John Gillett ...
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Tommy and Tuppence decide to go to a fancy dress ball after reading what they interpret as a coded message in the personals column of the newspaper. What they find is a dead woman, stabbed in the chest. The woman is identified as Lady Vere Merivale, a well-known socialite. Inspector Marriott arrests Captain Bingo Hale, Lady Merivale's lover, but the Beresfords believe him to be innocent. Written by garykmcd

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Inspector Marriott: I'm sorry we meet again in these circumstances.
Tuppence Beresford: I'm glad it's you, Inspector.
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