A Touch of Frost: Season 14, Episode 2

Dead End (19 Oct. 2008)

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An old antagonist teams with frost to investigate the kidnapping of two bus drivers and the death of a clown.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Bruce Alexander ...
John Lyons ...
DS Annie Marsh
Linda Heal
Andy Heal
Sarah Ball ...
Sarah Heal
John Heal
Vicki Hopps ...
Jessica Green
Daren Elliott Holmes ...
Mark Harrison
Joe Renton ...
Tony Woods
Arthur White ...
Brett Allen ...
Robert Trusham
Philip Townsend
James McKenna ...
Sgt Brady (as James Mckenna)


The Heal family is appalled to see the man whose lorry killed three of their members some years earlier is driving a bus. Because the lorry's mechanism was faulty he was acquitted of dangerous driving but the Heals are not happy and Andy Heal goes to the bus depot for a confrontation. Later the driver and his conductress are abducted from their bus. The conductress is diabetic and needs her insulin shots and, after a television appeal, she is dumped, alive, in town, not far from an alley where a clown is found dead. He recently entertained at a children's party where one of the mothers has a pathological phobia of clowns, and believes she attacked him without knowing. However, it turns out that he was also a thief, robbing the houses he visited and his killer may have been somebody else. In solving the death and finding the bus driver Frost's work is not helped by having to work with a female sergeant who had once reported him for being unprofessional. Written by don @ minifie-1

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7 November 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

A bus driver and his conductress are kidnapped, and a clown is found dead in the street. As well as these cases to solve, Jack is forced to work with a former colleague whom he has a very frosty relationship with, DS Annie Marsh.

There is certainly some great argumentative dialogue between David Jason and Cherie Lunghi as Marsh, but can they put behind their differences and work together to solve these mysteries or will Jack's temper get the better of him?

Dead End arrives at a sensible enough conclusion, where the aspects of revenge and payback for someone's past mistakes comes to the fore. But as viewers will see, Jack and Annie's attempts to save a life will be even more life threatening than they think. 8/10

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