Laura is distressed to hear that Rosemary was shot dead while working at Engleton Park; but finds a very lively corpse at the home Rosemary's mother. Bodies, motives, suspects and clues pile up around an archaeological mystery.



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Episode complete credited cast:
Lord Engleton
Professor Reeves
Val Reeves
Mike Garner
Dr Richard Earle
Liz Kettle ...
Mrs Webb
Peter Moreton ...
D.I. Derek Mills
Frances Cuka ...
Mrs Boxer
Ryan Philpott ...
Michael Bertenshaw ...
Keith Parsons
Cherith Mellor ...
Jane Parsons
Chantal Parsons


Laura and Rosemary become involved in the murder of a woman who was using Rosemary's name and horticultural background as a means of digging holes on an old estate. Seems many of the plants are dying, so the lord is willing to have an expert look into it. But the murder victim was actually an archaeologist who may have uncovered a plot to devalue true finds and sell them on the black market. Written by Ron Kerrigan <>

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Crime | Drama | Mystery





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The portrait painting used to represent the late Lord Engleton is the same painting hanging on the wall of the landing as Lewis and Hathaway are descending the stairs from Dr. Yelland's room in the "The Indelible Stain" episode of the Inspector Lewis series. See more »


Laura Thyme: If looks could kill, I'd be the one with the luggage ticket on my toe.
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