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The Best Man to Die: Part One ()


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On the eve of a wedding the best man is murdered, and at a similar time there is a serious car crash with two victims. Wexford thinks the two things are somehow connected, but how?

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Det. Chief Insp. Wexford
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Det. Insp. Burden
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Mrs. Fanshawe
Jonathan Barlow ...
Jack Pertwee
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Mr. Pertwee
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Sheila Wexford
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Nurse Rose
John Vine ...
Dr. Crane
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Jolyon Vigo
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Charlie Hatton
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Lilian Hatton (as Sherin Taylor)
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Maurice Cullam
John Bleasdale ...
George Carter
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Sister
Louie Ramsay ...
Dora Wexford
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Jenny Ireland
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Det Sgt Martin
Emma Dewhurst ...
Mrs. Vigo
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Nora Fanshawe
Stephen May ...
Clerk - Car Hire
John Burgess ...
Dr. Crocker
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Marilyn Thompson
Emma Smith ...
Pat Burden
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John Burden
Sara Clee ...
Mrs. Cullam
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Wedding Photographer (uncredited)

Directed by

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Herbert Wise

Written by

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John Brown ... (adaptation)
 
John Davies ... (originally developed for television by)
 
Ruth Rendell ... (novel)

Produced by

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

Music by

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Brian Bennett

Film Editing by

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Christopher Wentzell

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Steve Crabb ... second assistant film editor

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Doreen Jones

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Christine Ruscoe

Costume Design by

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Rita Angell

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Toni Holmes ... makeup artist

Production Management

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Graeme MacArthur ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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James Greville ... first assistant director

Art Department

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Graham Curtis ... production buyer
John Hamon ... graphic designer
Kenny Palmer ... props

Sound Department

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Tony Cunningham ... dubbing mixer
Peter Dansie ... dubbing editor
Maurice Hillier ... sound recordist

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Colin Skeaping ... stunts

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Julian Barber ... camera operator
Michael D. Smith ... lighting camera (as Michael D Smith)

Location Management

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Ian Strachan ... location manager

Script and Continuity Department

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Alison Black ... continuity
Corinne Cartier ... script executive

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Alison Black ... production assistant
Mike Fisher ... stage manager
Jill Mumford ... production assistant
Debra Tomlinson ... production secretary

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Also Known As
  • The Best Man to Die: Part One (United Kingdom)
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  • 144 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia While the scenes of Dora Wexford's cancer scare were being filmed, George Baker's real-life wife, Sally Home, was in hospital, also suffering from cancer. See more »
Goofs Near end of #4 Wexford calls the Chevy Corvette a Ford Mustang. This seems to be a large error as the car was a major plot point. See more »
Movie Connections Followed by An Unkindness of Ravens: Part One (1990). See more »
Quotes Det. Chief Insp. Reg Wexford: My God, I've been a fool!
Dr. Len Crocker: I've been telling you that for years Reg
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