(TV Series)

A Sleeping Life: Part One ()


Reference View | Change View


Tired of dealing with his older daughter's domestic problems, Reg Wexford is not really unhappy when a sudden death calls him away from home. The investigation of the fatal stabbing of Rhoda Comfrey soon takes Wexford and Mike Burden to... See more »

Director:
Reviews:

Photos and Videos

Complete, Cast awaiting verification

Edit
...
Det. Chief Insp. Wexford
...
Det. Insp. Burden
...
Polly Flinders
Louie Ramsay ...
Dora Wexford
...
Dep. Chief Constable Freeborn
...
Malina Patel
Patrick Drury ...
Chief Supt. Howard Fortune
...
Det. Insp. Michael Baker
Olivier Pierre ...
Commissaire Pierre Laquin
Charon Bourke ...
Sylvia Fairfax
...
Victor Vivian
...
Sgt. Martin
John Burgess ...
Dr. Len Crocker
...
Hetherington
...
Sheila Wexford
...
Charles Wood
Su Douglas ...
Rhoda Comfrey
Liz Kettle ...
Transvestite
Josie Kidd ...
Hospital secretary
Peter Harri ...
Clerk of the court
Gordon Kane ...
Sgt. Clements
Matthew Grundy ...
Robin Fairfax
...
Lilian Crown
...
Stella Parker
Mark Aspinall ...
Brian Parker
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
...
Shop Assistant
...
Neil Fairfax (uncredited)
Lesley Joseph ...
Rose Farriner's neighbour (uncredited)
...
Rose Farriner (uncredited)
...
Pathologist (uncredited)

Directed by

Edit
Bill Hays

Written by

Edit
John Davies ... (originally developed for television by)
 
Roger Marshall ... (adaptation)
 
Ruth Rendell ... (novel)

Produced by

Edit
Graham Benson ... executive producer
Neil Zeiger ... producer

Music by

Edit
Brian Bennett

Film Editing by

Edit
Christopher Wentzell ... (video tape)

Casting By

Edit
Doreen Jones

Production Design by

Edit
Mark Ward

Costume Design by

Edit
Serena Brown

Makeup Department

Edit
Claire Matthews ... makeup artist
Anne Townley ... makeup artist

Production Management

Edit
Lars MacFarlane ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

Edit
Stephanie Sullivan ... second assistant director
John Wright ... first assistant director

Art Department

Edit
Alan Bates ... production buyer (as Allan Bates)
Fred Triccas ... graphic designer (as Freddie Triccas)

Sound Department

Edit
Danny Curtis ... dubbing mixer
A. Graham Fitzgerald ... sound recordist
Mark Thomas ... dubbing editor

Camera and Electrical Department

Edit
Julian Barber ... camera operator
Steve Imeson ... camera grip
Brian Turner ... lighting director
Steve Williams ... chief electrician

Location Management

Edit
Graeme MacArthur ... location manager

Script and Continuity Department

Edit
Corinne Cartier ... script executive
Gillian Wheeler ... continuity

Additional Crew

Edit
Roger Chambers ... technical supervisor
Mike Fisher ... stage manager
Theresa Smith ... production secretary
Joan Washington ... dialogue coach
Gillian Wheeler ... production assistant

Production Companies

Edit

Distributors

Edit

Special Effects

Edit

Other Companies

Edit

Storyline

Edit
Plot Summary

Tired of dealing with his older daughter's domestic problems, Reg Wexford is not really unhappy when a sudden death calls him away from home. The investigation of the fatal stabbing of Rhoda Comfrey soon takes Wexford and Mike Burden to London where they find out that there is more to the silent life of Rhoda Comfrey than it seemed. Written by Jasper P. Morgan

Plot Keywords
Genres
Parents Guide Add content advisory for parents »

Additional Details

Edit
Also Known As
  • A Sleeping Life: Part One (United Kingdom)
Runtime
  • 142 min
Country
Language
Color
Filming Locations

Did You Know?

Edit
Trivia When Reg Wexford is on the ferry going over to France, he is briefly seen reading a book by Barbara Vine. Barbara Vine is a pseudonym under which Ruth Rendell (creator of Wexford) has written some of her novels. See more »
Movie Connections Followed by The Veiled One (1989). See more »
Crazy Credits The visuals in the opening credits have changed. See more »

Contribute to This Page


Recently Viewed