Hetty Wainthropp Investigates: Season 2, Episode 5

A Rose by Any Other Name (3 Jan. 1997)

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The family of a recently widowed older woman suspect the man she's involved with is a fortune hunter, so they hire Hetty to expose him.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Derek Benfield ...
John Graham-Davies ...
D.C.I. Adams (as John Graham Davies)
Lester Rose
Janet Hargreaves ...
Gillian Snape
Katherine Dow Blyton ...
Peter Gunn ...
Barbara Dryhurst ...
Joan Sims ...
Adele McCarthy
Freddie Davies ...
Sidney Sturridge
Susan Edmonstone ...
Vanessa Webb
Rebecca Lamb ...
Gordon Langford Rowe ...
William Pollard
Judith Davis ...
Ida Wittle


The grown daughters and son-in-law of an older woman who's been recently widowed suspect that the photographer she's been seeing after having a cosmetic makeover is a fortune hunter with a history of involvements with older women for financial gain. They hire Hetty in hopes of exposing him. Written by duke1029@aol.com

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The title is based upon a quote from William Shakespeare's play "Romeo and Juliet": (Act II, Scene II): "What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet". See more »


Lester Rose: [to Hetty] You have to tell me now, old dear. Will you be my guest tomorrow or the spectre at my feast?
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References The Wicked Lady (1945) See more »

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