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The Ice House 

The peaceful, secluded, country hideaway of three diverse, lonely, supposedly lesbian, women is suddenly shattered when their gardener discovers a partially decomposed corpse in the old Ice... See full summary »
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Complete series cast summary:
Frances Barber ...  Diana Goode 2 episodes, 1997
Kitty Aldridge ...  Anne Cattrell 2 episodes, 1997
Corin Redgrave ...  D.C.I. Walsh 2 episodes, 1997
Penny Downie ...  Phoebe Maybury 2 episodes, 1997
Daniel Craig ...  D.S. McLoughlin 2 episodes, 1997
Danny Midwinter Danny Midwinter ...  D.C. Blackshaw 2 episodes, 1997
Dave Hill Dave Hill ...  Fred Phillips 2 episodes, 1997
Gerard Horan Gerard Horan ...  D.S. Robinson 2 episodes, 1997
Ann Bell ...  Molly Phillips 2 episodes, 1997
Luke Garrett Luke Garrett ...  P.C. Williams 2 episodes, 1997
Niven Boyd Niven Boyd ...  Dr Webster 2 episodes, 1997
James D'Arcy ...  Jonathan Maybury 2 episodes, 1997
Jack Galloway Jack Galloway ...  Paddy Clarke 2 episodes, 1997
Belinda Sinclair Belinda Sinclair ...  Eileen Clarke 2 episodes, 1997
Anthony May Anthony May ...  Peter Barnes 2 episodes, 1997
Liam McKenna Liam McKenna ...  Eddie Staines 2 episodes, 1997
Paul Jerricho Paul Jerricho ...  David Maybury 2 episodes, 1997
Geoffrey Greenhill Geoffrey Greenhill ...  Sergeant Rogers 2 episodes, 1997
Laura Girling Laura Girling ...  Kelly McLoughlin 2 episodes, 1997
Sara Stephens Sara Stephens ...  Tracy 2 episodes, 1997
Lynn Farleigh ...  Mrs Thompson 2 episodes, 1997
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The peaceful, secluded, country hideaway of three diverse, lonely, supposedly lesbian, women is suddenly shattered when their gardener discovers a partially decomposed corpse in the old Ice House on their grounds. The ensuing police investigation has the unfortunate repercussion of re-igniting the anger and hatred of the local community levelled against the women which started ten years previously when the husband of one of them mysteriously disappeared without trace. The same senior police officer from ten years ago is assigned the case and is determined to bring the women to justice this time around. The case is further complicated when his deputy, whose marriage is on the rocks, starts to take more than a professional interest in one of the women. What is the identity of the corpse in the Ice House? What really did happen ten years previously? Will all be revealed... Written by Mark Smith <msmith@osi.co.uk>

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 February 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A jégverem See more »

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Runtime:

(2 parts)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

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Color
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Anne Cattrell: Don't worry. Shaking hands with a lesbian is perfectly safe.
Detective Sergeant Andy McLoughlin: I've nothing against dykes, Miss Cattrell. Just wouldn't stick my finger in one.
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A mystery masterpiece
4 June 1999 | by Suzi-9See all my reviews

This is perhaps the best mystery I've seen on PBS Mystery! Interesting characters, suspenseful plot development, and flawless acting make this TV version of Minette Walter's mystery novel better than the book - and I've never said that about a movie vs. book before.


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