A unique game show in which celebrities try to deduce which of the classic characters commited a murder by watching a short film and interviewing the suspects.




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Series cast summary:
Chuck Foster Chuck Foster ...  Voice Over / ... 6 episodes, 1990-1992
Richard Madeley ...  Self - Host / ... 13 episodes, 1991-1993
James Bellini James Bellini ...  Self - Presenter 7 episodes, 1990
Leslie Grantham ...  Colonel Mustard / ... 7 episodes, 1990-1993
Lewis Collins ...  Colonel Mustard / ... 7 episodes, 1991-1992
Nicholas Parsons ...  Reverend Green / ... 7 episodes, 1992-1993
Michael Jayston ...  Colonel Mustard 6 episodes, 1991
Lysette Anthony ...  Miss Scarlett 6 episodes, 1992
John Bird ...  Professor Plum 6 episodes, 1993
Stephanie Beacham ...  Mrs. Elizabeth Peacock 6 episodes, 1990
Rula Lenska ...  Mrs. Peacock 6 episodes, 1991
Tom Baker ...  Professor Plum 6 episodes, 1992
Robin Ellis ...  Colonel Mike Mustard 6 episodes, 1990
David McCallum ...  Professor Plum 6 episodes, 1991
Christopher Biggins ...  Reverend Green 6 episodes, 1992
Jerry Hall ...  Miss Scarlett 6 episodes, 1993
Robin Nedwell ...  Reverend Jonathan Green 6 episodes, 1990
Koo Stark ...  Miss Scarlett 6 episodes, 1991
Joanna Lumley ...  Mrs. Peacock 6 episodes, 1993
Kristoffer Tabori ...  Professor Peter Plum 6 episodes, 1990
Mollie Sugden ...  Mrs. White 6 episodes, 1991
Pam Ferris ...  Mrs. White 6 episodes, 1992
Tracy-Louise Ward Tracy-Louise Ward ...  Ms Vivienne Scarlett 6 episodes, 1990
Richard Wilson ...  Reverend Green 6 episodes, 1991
Susan George ...  Mrs. Peacock 6 episodes, 1992
Liz Smith ...  Mrs. White 6 episodes, 1993
June Whitfield ...  Mrs. Blance White 6 episodes, 1990
Chris Tarrant ...  Self - Host 6 episodes, 1991
Graham Rigby ...  Mr. White 4 episodes, 1990


One of the most interesting game shows ever, which was based on intelligent, attention, and improvisation, as well as Anthony E. Pratt's classic board game. Mrs. Elizabeth Peacock is a wealthy widow living in Arlington Grange with her step-daughter, the seductive Miss Vivienne Scarlet, and her faithful maid, Mrs. Blanche White. Every weekend, she invites her best friends over. They are Professor Peter Plum, Reverend Johnathan Green, and Colonel Michael Mustard. There will usually be someone new thrown into the mix, whom everyone will have a motive of sorts to kill. This will be a short film showed to two teams of celebrities, who will than question the suspects and try to fit together whodunit, where, and how. Than, they would make an accusation, and eventually the killer would come clean and a film showing the murder being committed would be shown. There was no actual prize for the winner save the satisfaction that they were better sleuths than the other team. Every season (and the ... Written by Dr. Black

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You are invited to a murder!

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Did You Know?


Nicholas Parsons whom was a guest panelist in the 3rd show of Series 3 took over the role of Reverend Green from Christopher Biggins in Series 4. See more »


Miss Scarlett: I was having an affair with him.
Professor Plum: Who have you not had an affair with?
Miss Scarlett: You, and I'm not going to start now!
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A classic piece of British TV... with murder.
6 July 2003 | by Chris-MoyseSee all my reviews

This show was great, A cast of some of Britain's best stars camping it up and running amok inside an old country manor, An entertaining game show which was really enjoyable in that "play along at home" sort of way. Never got too heavy despite the murderous plotlines and came across frequently as black comedy. Its just a shame each series only lasted six episodes (I believe the Australian version had many more) The show enjoyed a sucessful four series run, it has not yet been repeated, but I, and i'm sure many other cluedo fans would love to see it again. A classic piece of British televisual nostalgia. Oh, England, Tea with teacakes, sherry before dinner.. One simply has to maintain ones standards.

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Release Date:

25 July 1990 (UK) See more »

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(24 episodes) | (1 episode)

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1.33 : 1
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