In Beneath The Skin young teacher Zoe foils a mugging and becomes a local hero. She then receives anonymous letters threatening her life and is later murdered. Jennifer is a mother who starts to receive similar letters and is also murdered – what links these women?
When pet shop worker Nadia starts to get similar letters, the police put her under protection but she is determined to find out the truth herself.
The viewer knows who the villain is and he has befriended Nadia but the police have ruled him out of their enquiries!
UK / ITV1 – Granada / 2×75 minute episodes / Broadcast 3-4 July 2005
Writer: Gwyneth Hughes / Novel: Nicci French / Music: Simon Rogers / Script Editor: Imogen Cooper / Producer: Lars Macfarlane / Director: Sarah Harding
Lex Shrapnel as Fred
Jamie Draven as Police Constable Andrew Stadden
Daniel Mays as Moz Burnside
Phyllis Logan as Detective Chief Inspector Grace Shilling
David Westhead as Dominic Hintlesham
Hugh Mitchell as Josh Hintlesham
Akbar Kurtha as Shakil
Michael Tucek as Jase
Beans Balawi as Christo Hintlesham
Carol Harvey as Sheena
Stephanie Leonidas as Zoe Haratounian
Emma Fielding as Jennifer Hintlesham