Episodes

Thriller: Lady Killer (ITV 14 Apr 1973, Robert Powell)

Thriller Lady Killer

Lady Killer is the very first episode of the legendary Thriller anthology series and the story follows wealthy American woman Jenny Frifth moves to England and falls for the very charming Paul Tanner but soon begins to fear that he might in fact be out to kill her.

A classic opening episode with murder in its heart. The series whole ouvre is laid out here, the American guest stars to help sell it to the US audience, big UK names, here Robert Powell and a gorgeous Linda Thorson and a plot that twists and turns and then does it again when you least expect it.

production details
UK / ITV Network – ATV – ITC / 1×75 minute episode / Broadcast 14 April 1973

Writer: Brian Clemens / Production Design: Bryan Holgate / Producer: John Sichel / Director: Bill Hays

Series: Thriller Season One Episode One

cast
BARBARA FELDON as Jenny Frifth
ROBERT POWELL as Paul Tanner
LINDA THORSON as Toni Tanner
T.P. McKENNA as Jack Hardisty
MARY WIMBUSH as Mrs Bradley
JOHN BOSWALL as The Old Man
IVOR ROBERTS as Doctor
HOWARD RAWLINSON as Hotel Clerk
RONALD MAYER as Minister
DAVID BILLA as Waiter