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Malice Aforethought: Part 1 (S1EP1 BBC-2 15 Mar 1979, Harold Innocent)



Part 1: For ten years, Julia Bickleigh has despised and bullied her husband. For ten years Dr Bickleigh has dreamed of romance … and escape.

Show Info: Period crime drama serial. In the 1930’s a small town doctor poisons his wife when she learns he is having an affair.

Cast: Hywel Bennett (Doctor Bickleigh), Cheryl Campbell (Madeleine), David Ashford (William Chatford), Belinda Carroll (Ivy Ridgeway), Vivienne Moore (Maid), Judy Parfitt (Julia), Harold Innocent (Reverend Hessary Torr), Briony McRoberts (Quarnian Torr), Christopher Guard (Denny Bourne), Shirley Cain (Miss Peavy), Susan Porrett (Florence), Christopher Bramwell, Rohan McCulloch, Elizabeth Stewart, Mary Laine

Writer: Philip Mackie / Director: Cyril Coke

Airdate: 15 Mar 1979

Series: Malice Aforethought Season 1 Episode 1