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Girl In A Black Bikini (BBC-2 1967, John Barron, John Cater)

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This Francis Durbridge-esque thriller serial was about the complications that arise when Peter Jarrett implicates his girlfriend Kathy Sheridan, a barristers daughter, in a drug scandal and murder.

production details
UK / BBC Two / 5×30 minute episodes / 4 February – 11 March 1967

Writer: John Roddick
Production Design: John Wood
Producer: Alan Bromly
Director: Gerald Blake

cast
John Barron as Francis Heager
John Cater as Alan Ramsey
John Carson as Robert Sheridan
Glyn Houston as Detective Sergeant Napier
Angela Scoular as Kathy Sheridan
Jean Harvey as Grace Heager
Brian Cant as Detective Constable Ashwood

THE EPISODES
1. EPISODE ONE
Peter Jarrett implicates his girlfriend Kathy Sheridan, a barristers daughter, in a drug scandal and murder. He later keeps up a fatal rendezvous at a boat shed.

2. EPISODE TWO
Kathy has a terrifying experience in her bungalow when a mysterious caller telephones and asks if she is alone. Then she hears someone at the door.

3. EPISODE THREE
The mystery surrounding Lisa Martin’s death is heightened when Kathy discovers that all records and photographs of Lisa are missing from the office of the local paper.

4. EPISODE FOUR
When Sgt Napier at last gets hold of the complete bikini snapshot he is shocked when he recognises the face of the girl.

5. EPISODE FIVE
Ramsey thinks Lisa was killed in the bungalow. He is trying to force the murderer out into the open, then the wires at the bungalow are cut.

6. EPISODE SIX
Events come to a conclusion. With Brian Wilde as Edward Mitchell, Frederick Jaeger as Leo Pettit and Calvin Lockhart.