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Suspicion: No Case To Answer (S1EP5 ITV Tues 21 Dec 1971, Donald Burton, Barbara Leigh-Hunt)



Suspicion No Case To Answer ITV 1971 Rosemary McHale, Donald Burton

In No Case To Answer lawyer Davyd McGrath has just successfully defended a driver who was responsible for the death of a young schoolboy, McGrath also has something of a complicated private life, married with a family but also enjoying an affair with his secretary Carol.

Meanwhile George Bishop is making anonymous phone calls to McGrath making threats and telling him he has let a murderer go free. Then McGrath’s son disappears…

Again a strong cast peppered with well known faces with Donald Burton as McGrath and Barbara Leigh-Hunt as his wife. John Comer best known for his long running role as Sid in Last of the Summer Wine is Bishop.

production details
UK / ITV – ATV / 1×50 minute episode / Broadcast Tuesday 21 December 1971 at 9.00pm

Series: Suspicion Season 1 Episode 5

Writer: Lewis Greifer / Production Design: Don Fisher / Director: Henri Safran

Donald Burton as Davyd McGrath
Barbara Leigh-Hunt as Ellen McGrath
Rosemary McHale as Carol Beamish
John Comer as George Bishop
Basil Henson as Gerard Morris
Neil Wilson as Det Insp Wallis
James Tomlinson as Sgt Hammond
Michael Grady as Brian McGrath