The Alchemists (Channel 5 1999 with Edward Hardwicke and Ruth Gemmell)

UK / Channel 5 / 2×90 minute episodes / Broadcast 15-16 November 1999 Mon & Tues 9.00pm

Writer: Laura Lamson / Novel: Peter James / Producer: Jill Green / Director: Peter Smith

Thriller serial. American Connor Molloy poses as a patents lawyer to investigate the pharmaceutical company Bentik-Lange who he believes was responsible for the death of his father. Molloy teams up with Julia, daughter of scientist Dr Richard Bannerman, to get at the truth.

EDWARD HARDWICKE as Dr Richard Bannerman
RUTH GEMMELL as Julia Bannerman
GRANT SHOW as Connor Molloy
ANEIRIN HUGHES as Sam Wentworth
KEN DRURY as Tony Hoggin