Ruth Rendell Mysteries (1987–2000)
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Achilles Heel 

When Wexford and Burden go on a holiday to France together with their wives, they meet an alluring English couple. Reg becomes transfixed by the wife, and is shocked when he gets back home to hear she has been kidnapped.

Director:

Sandy Johnson

Writers:

Ruth Rendell (novel), Guy Hibbert (adaptation) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
George Baker ... Det. Chief Insp. Wexford
Christopher Ravenscroft ... Det. Insp. Burden
Louie Ramsay Louie Ramsay ... Dora Wexford
Diane Keen ... Jenny Burden
Stephen Dillane ... Philip Blackstock
Kim Barclay Kim Barclay ... Iris Blackstock
André Oumansky André Oumansky ... Ange
Julia Lane ... Anna Ashby
Robert Hands Robert Hands ... PC Stevens
Charlotte Howard Charlotte Howard ... Linda Blackstock
Norman Eshley ... Jon Walsh
Sadie Shimmin Sadie Shimmin ... Cleaner
Saira Todd Saira Todd ... Lucy Rieux
Kate O'Connell Kate O'Connell ... Jane Conway
Preston Lockwood Preston Lockwood ... Auden
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Storyline

When Wexford and Burden go on a holiday to France together with their wives, they meet an alluring English couple. Reg becomes transfixed by the wife, and is shocked when he gets back home to hear she has been kidnapped.

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based on novel | See All (1) »

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 December 1991 (UK) See more »

Filming Locations:

Corsica, France See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

TVS Television See more »
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Color:

Color
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Terzettu
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