Play of the Week: The Accomplices (ITV 1960, Angela Baddeley, Renee Asherson)

Drama The Accomplices was broadcast under the Play of the Week banner and focused on the police looking into the mysterious death of a woman but it seems some people have things they don’t want revealed.

Completely forgotten now, this was a typical entry in the series. The cast was excellent though including Angela Baddeley (better known as Mrs Bridges from Upstairs Downstairs and a pre-fame Iain Cuthbertson.

production details
UK / ITV Network – ATV / 1×90 minute episode / Broadcast Tuesday 6 December 1960 @ 9.35pm in black and white

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Writer: Paul Lee / Design: Patrick Robertson / Producer: Peter Potter

Angela Baddeley as Mrs Perkins
Renée Asherson as Ruth Morris
Margot van der Burgh as Maisie Clarke
Alan MacNaughtan as Henry Morris
Iain Cuthbertson as Judd
Gareth Davies as Ronald Boyce
Mavis Villiers as Dot
Robert Cartland as Arnold Pope
Michael Barrington as Cutworth
Patrick Godfrey as Turner
Victor Platt as Charlie Wilson
Geoffrey Goldsmith as Commercial Traveller
Leo Carera as Johnson
Charles Hill as Roberts
Brian Alexis as Armstrong
Anna Wing as Mrs Flyte
Mollie Hare as Mrs Lewis
Richard Martin as Carver
Gillian Hume as Policewoman

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