The corpses of five illegal immigrants are found in a meat lorry by Customs at a Cornish ferry terminal. Driver Eddie Sowden goes missing and claims ignorance when the police locate and ... See full summary »

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Charlie Hayes ...
Ruth Wycliffe
Gregory Chisholm ...
David Wycliffe (as Greg Chisholm)
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Helen Wycliffe
Stuart Organ ...
Eddie Sowden
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DI Kersey
Peter Leafe ...
Customs Officer
Adam Barker ...
DC Potter
Aaron Harris ...
DS Dixon
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Irene Wycliffe
Helen Masters ...
DI Lane
Tim Wylton ...
Franks
Tilly Vosburgh ...
Mrs. Sowden
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Jack Carlyon
James Paget ...
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The corpses of five illegal immigrants are found in a meat lorry by Customs at a Cornish ferry terminal. Driver Eddie Sowden goes missing and claims ignorance when the police locate and arrest him but Wycliffe is convinced he is lying and resolves to winkle out the truth. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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9 June 1996 (UK)  »

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The cross-channel ferry ship shown supposedly in a Cornish port was the MV Quiberon of Brittany Ferries, which only operated out of Plymouth and Portsmouth. See more »

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[giving a speech at the party to celebrate his Silver Wedding anniversary]
Det. Supt. Charles Wycliffe: I remember the time Helen and I first met. We were university students up in Leeds at some alcoholic do. And it was there that we fell for each other... well, actually it was Helen that fell and I picked her up off the floor.
[laughter]
Det. Supt. Charles Wycliffe: She always claims that she was trying to sit on my lap... but I was standing up at the time.
[laughter]
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