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The Suspicions of Mr Whicher: The Ties That Bind (2014)

A divorce case involving a landowner and his young wife spirals into something darker, drawing Whicher into the heart of the English countryside where he uncovers the most disturbing and destructive of secrets.

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Geoffrey Sax

Writers:

Kate Summerscale (inspired by the book by), Helen Edmundson
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Complete credited cast:
Helen Bradbury Helen Bradbury ... Lady Jane Coverly
Alex Robertson Alex Robertson ... Matthew Thorogood
Paddy Considine ... Mr Whicher
Risteard Cooper Risteard Cooper ... Sir Henry Coverly
Luke Thompson Luke Thompson ... Joshua Hallows
Joanna Horton Joanna Horton ... Mrs Ruth Hallows
Richard Dixon ... Mr Lodge
James Northcote ... Linus Finch
Nancy Carroll ... Mrs Piper
Gwyneth Keyworth ... Emma Finch
Nigel Allen ... George
Richard Braine Richard Braine ... Sergeant Evans
Iain McKee ... Christopher Skerrit (as Iain Mckee)
Alan David Alan David ... Magistrate
Richard Durden ... Reverend Turner
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Storyline

Whicher is engaged by Sir Henry Coverley, who suspects his wife Jane of infidelity and his sleuthing leads to his talking to the Coverley groom Josh and his wife Ruth, the village post mistress. Eventually he seeks out Jane's lover Matthew Thorogood, who insists that he genuinely loves her. However he is nowhere to be seen when the divorce case comes to court and he is later found dead. Whicher is surprised to meet Emma Finch, who has a child by Matthew and who confides that they were going to get married. Emma's brother Linus, who disapproved of Matthew, is charged with his murder but swears his innocence. Whicher revisits the Coverleys and notes that Jane seems unmoved by the death of her lover whilst Ruth informs him that Sir Henry has been in correspondence with a mysterious woman. To save Linus Whicher must lay bare the truth behind the Coverleys' marriage. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Language:

English

Release Date:

14 September 2014 (UK) See more »

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14 March 2019 | by scoutjayne47See all my reviews

Love this series of movies. This was even more intriguing then the others. They are all great IMO. Are there more?


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