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Malice Aforethought: Part 2 (S1EP2 BBC-2 22 Mar 1979, Belinda Carroll)



Part 2: Dr Bickleigh’s passionate affair with Madeleine Cranmere now fills his life. When Julia refuses to divorce him, the only solution is murder.

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), Briony McRoberts (Quarnian Torr), Shirley Cain (Miss Peavy), Susan Porrett (Florence), Christopher Guard (Denny Bourne), Harold Innocent (Reverend Hessary Torr), John Harvey, Doreen Mantle, Michael Lees, Ronan McCullough, Elizabeth Stewart, Mary Laine

Writer: Philip Mackie / Director: Cyril Coke

Airdate: 22 Mar 1979

Series: Malice Aforethought Season 1 Episode 2