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Ordeal by Innocence 

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Christmas 1954. Wealthy philanthropist Rachel Argyll is murdered at her family estate Sunny Point. Her adopted son Jack Argyll is arrested for her murder. He vehemently protests his innocence.
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2018  
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Series cast summary:
Morven Christie ...  Kirsten Lindstrom 3 episodes, 2018
Anthony Boyle ...  Jack Argyll 3 episodes, 2018
Christian Cooke ...  Mickey Argyll 3 episodes, 2018
Bill Nighy ...  Leo Argyll 3 episodes, 2018
Matthew Goode ...  Philip Durrant 3 episodes, 2018
Luke Treadaway ...  Dr Arthur Calgary 3 episodes, 2018
Anna Chancellor ...  Rachel Argyll 3 episodes, 2018
Crystal Clarke ...  Tina Argyll 3 episodes, 2018
Ella Purnell ...  Hester Argyll 3 episodes, 2018
Eleanor Tomlinson ...  Mary Durrant 3 episodes, 2018
Luke Murray Luke Murray ...  Young Jack 3 episodes, 2018
Catriona McNicoll Catriona McNicoll ...  Young Mary 3 episodes, 2018
Abigail Conteh Abigail Conteh ...  Young Tina 3 episodes, 2018
Rhys Lambert Rhys Lambert ...  Young Mickey 3 episodes, 2018
Hayden Robertson Hayden Robertson ...  Young Hester 3 episodes, 2018
Brian McCardie ...  Bellamy Gould 3 episodes, 2018
Alice Eve ...  Gwenda Vaughan 3 episodes, 2018
Frances Grey ...  Lydia Gould 3 episodes, 2018
Sandy Welch Sandy Welch ...  Dr Edwin Morsuch 2 episodes, 2018
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Christmas 1954. Wealthy philanthropist Rachel Argyll is murdered at her family estate Sunny Point. Her adopted son Jack Argyll is arrested for her murder. He vehemently protests his innocence.

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Screenwriter, Sarah Phelps, admitted that she had never read any of Agatha Christie's stories, nor had she ever watched any Agatha Christie film or TV adaptions, until she read And Then There Were None for the purpose of adapting it to the screen. Witness for the Prosecution and Ordeal by Innocence were her second and third screenplays. See more »

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Jack Argyll never needed Dr. Calgary for his alibi. As Dr. Calgary dropped Jack off at a local pub, at 9:00, on Christmas Eve, anyone at the pub: Barkeep, barmaid, all the other customers, could have easily identified him, and vouched for his whereabouts at the time of the murder. Why didn't Jack, or his solicitor, seek them out? Also, Given the notoriety the case received in the press, it's makes no sense that no one from the pub stepped forward. See more »

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Version of Ordeal by Innocence (1984) See more »

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A great miniseries!
27 December 2018 | by HalopaloSee all my reviews

A really engaging show. Dark, haunting and suspenseful atmosphere. Visually beautiful. Solid, great performances from the whole cast and a nice, surprising twist. Overall a very satisfying and enjoyable show.


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10 August 2018 (USA) See more »

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