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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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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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10 August 2018 (USA) See more »

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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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29 April 2018 | by charlesfirthSee all my reviews

A darker adaptation of an A.C. work. No Marple or Poirot (good) a straight forward mystery with plenty of red herrings. Re-worked by Sarah Phelps ,sometimes these are overworked, get boring. This one wasn't. Morven Christie, who I'm a big fan of, was certainly in total control of her part and acted out in style. Nice to see Bill Nighy playing it straight to the end, not his usual cameo of an aging rock star. I also liked that they used a reverse of film and clock as not to confuse you in stating a look back in time. A mystery with twists and turns to the very end, supported by a fine cast.


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