Hetty Wainthropp Investigates: Season 3, Episode 8

Helping Hansi (23 Jan. 1998)

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Hetty goes undercover in a posh retirement condo in order to find out who is harassing German immigrant Hansi Bauer into selling his share.

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Suzanne Maddock ...
Frank Mills ...
Richard Pasco ...
Hansi Bauer
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Margaret Balshaw
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Laura Swinbank
Jean Anderson ...
Alice Marsden
Madeleine Moffat ...
Rachel McIver (as Madaleine Moffatt)
Cynthia Grenville ...
Freda Jones
James Taylor ...
Cyril Sopwith
Jack Tanner ...
Simon Diggle
Alan Thompson ...
Ted Eddison
Richard Conway ...
Ronald Eames
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Harry Sholton
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Hansi Bauer, an elderly German living at Coverdale Hall retirement home, asks Hetty to locate his sister Irmgard, whom he has not seen in thirty years. In fact, Irmgard has died, but she has a son with whom Hetty eventually reconciles Hansi. However a further problem arises when somebody at the home persecutes Hansi with vicious stunts suggesting that he was a Nazi - which he was not. Suspects include a war widow and an ex-POW but Hetty, working undercover as a resident, discovers that greed rather than hatred is the motive. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Hansi Bauer: Hetty, all I remember of being ten is the hunger and an empty belly. Such times!
Hetty Wainthropp: May they never come again.
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We'll Meet Again
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Music and lyrics by Rose Parker an Hugh Charles (1939)
Sung by Vera Lynn on record played at retirement home gala
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