Alleyn Mysteries: Season 1, Episode 2

The Nursing Home Murder (25 Apr. 1993)

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A member of Parliament who has taken controversial stands on Palestine and A-bomb development is murdered during a routine appendectomy.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
William Simons ...
David Sibley ...
Harold Sage
John Bennett ...
Aaron Blautwicz
Ian Abbey ...
Blautwicz's Man
Peter Florence ...
Blautwicz's Man
John Stride ...
Sir Derek O'Callaghan
Geoffrey Wilkinson ...
Prime Minister
Nurse Jane Harben
John Arnatt ...
Lady Cecily O'Callaghan
Ruth O'Callaghan
Sir John Phillips
Antony Byrne ...
PC Dixon
Colin Dudley ...
The Speaker - House of Commons


Sir Derek O'Callaghan is receiving death threats because of the position he takes as member of the House of Lords. He is taken to a nursing home with pains and dies during an operation - a death that is found to be murder. Alleyn investigates. Was it the nurse O'Callaghan used and rejected (and who was also in the operating room)? The doctor who loves her (and led the surgery)? Those threatening his life? Written by Anonymous

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