While in hospital for routine surgery, Hetty is able to help DCI Adams with a rash of home robberies of patients and a false rape allegation against the inspector.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Frank Mills ...
John Graham-Davies ...
D.C.I. Adams (as John Graham Davies)
Suzanne Maddock ...
Margaret Balshaw
Michelle Holmes ...
Ruth Kilbride
Gillian Kearney ...
Debra Woolmer
Dr. Miles Miller
Tyrone Huggins ...
Ezekial Alebua
Lorraine Peters ...
Mrs. Mabbthorpe
Jean Stevens ...
Bessie Simcox
Bruce Byron ...
Joe Doolan
Jack Carr ...
Jack Doolan
John Bleasdale ...


In hospital for the removal of varicose veins Hetty sees DCI Adams,who has a prisoner under escort in a private ward and who warns her that several patients have been burgled whilst away from their homes. When young nurse Deborah Woolmar trumps up a sexual assault charge against Adams Hetty realises that this is an attempt to discredit him as the ward sister is rather too friendly with the convict - who just happens to be the brother of a pair of smugglers who are also robbing the houses. Written by don @ minifie-1

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16 January 1998 (UK)  »

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