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An Unsuitable Job for a Woman: Sacrifice (S1EP1 ITV 24 Oct 1997, Phyllis Logan)

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Sacrifice: Cordelia Gray inherits the detective agency she works for, after the death of her boss. Her first case is when she is hired by Ronald Callender, an eminent scientist, to investigate why his son, Cambridge University student Mark Callender, has committed suicide. She soon discovers the case is more dnagerous and complex than it at first appeared. She moves into the summer house where he was found hanged, and finds herself threatened. The investigation ends in nightmarish fashion.

Regular Cast: Helen Baxendale (Cordelia Gray), Annette Crosbie (Mrs Edith Sparshott)

Guest Cast: Clare Bullus (Sophie), Phyllis Logan (Elizabeth Leaming), Ian McDiarmid (Ronald Callender), Rosemary Leach (Miss Markland), Mark Heap (Detective Sergeant Maskell), Rick Warden (Davie), Saskia Mulder (Isabelle), Andrew Clover (Hugo), Joel Beckett (Lunn), Jeff Nuttall (Bernie Pryde), Struan Rodger (Detective Chief Superintendent Fergusson), Frank Middlemass (Mr Markland), Bob Barrett (Patrick Smith), Ken Bones (Ted Fulton), Dickon Tolson (Young Policeman), Nadio Fortune (Gianni), Oliver Montgomery (Edward Horsfall), Allan Surtees (Benskin), Pat Keen (Mrs Gladwin), Helena McCarthy (Neighbour), Georgine Anderson, Michael Hadley (Coroner), Barry Woolgar (Middle-Aged Man)

Writer: William Humble / Director: Ben Bolt

Airdate: 24 Oct 1997 on ITV

Series: An Unsuitable Job for a Woman Season 1 Episode 1

Show Info: Crime drama series. Cordelia Gray inherits a private detective agency and tackles various cases.


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