Alleyn cancels his holiday with Troy to investigate a murder connected to a stolen chalice, but he's called when a second murder occurs at uncle's estate.

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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
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Belinda Lang ...
William Simons ...
Martin Carroll ...
Corporal Billings
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Dieter Kranz
Robert Reynolds ...
Charles Rankin
Matthew Lloyd Davies ...
Nigel Bathgate (as Matthew Lloyd-Davies)
Brenda Peters ...
Edith
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Rosamund Grant
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Marjorie Wilde
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Arthur Wilde
Patricia Lawrence ...
Mother Superior
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Sir Hubert Handesley
Nickolas Grace ...
Dr. Hans Hoffner
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Storyline

While looking into the theft of several precious artifacts, Alleyn is called to investigate a murder of Charles Rankin at a gathering that includes Agatha Troy, his girlfriend. Rankin had brought a precious dagger to the event. Complicating things further is that Troy is close to these people and resents some of Alleyn's questioning. A parallel and inter-related crime for Alleyn is to identify the art thieves. Written by Anonymous

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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18 April 1993 (UK)  »

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The novel 'A Man Lay Dead"' was published in 1932, but this adaptation takes place sometime after 1946. See more »

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Marjorie Wilde: So, you finally decided to tell the truth?
Rosamund Grant: What would you know about that?
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