Bad Apples [Colvil And Soames]

Episodes

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011998102920200220 (BBC7)
20200221 (BBC7)

Is a disturbing murder on a Brighton beach a drug-related killing - or a case of something more sinister..?

Christopher Lee's six-part murder-mystery starring Christopher Benjamin and Amanda Redman as intelligence officers Henry Colvil and Alex Soames.

Henry Colvil …. Christopher Benjamin
Alex Soames …. Amanda Redman
DCI Guscott …. Dudley Sutton
DS Gwen Jenkins …. Sue Joan Davies
Miranda Peel …. Sheila Reed
DCS Evans …. John Hartley
Sidney Carpenter …. Neil Conrich
Doctor …. Stuart Organ
Police Constable …. Brian Bowles

Producer: Pete Atkin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 1998.

A disturbing murder on a Brighton beach is set to cause government shockwaves.

Mysteries investigated by intelligence officers Henry Colvil and Alex Soames

021998110520200221 (BBC7)
20200222 (BBC7)

After an unexpected twist in his latest murder investigation, Inspector Guscott has asked his old friends from MI6, Colvil and Soames for their discreet assistance.

Christopher Lee's six-part murder-mystery starring Christopher Benjamin and Amanda Redman as intelligence officers Henry Colvil and Alex Soames.

Henry Colvil …. Christopher Benjamin
Alex Soames …. Amanda Redman
DCI Guscott …. Dudley Sutton
DS Gwen Jenkins …. Sue Jones Davies
Miranda Peel …. Sheila Reid
Tom Margeson …. Tom Cotcher
Charlie Lofthouse …. Alistair McGowan

Producer: Pete Atkin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 1998.

Guscott asks for help to discover why a drug dealer has the home secretary's phone number.

Mysteries investigated by intelligence officers Henry Colvil and Alex Soames

031998111220200224 (BBC7)
20200225 (BBC7)

In spite of her denials, Home Secretary Maggie Lindley appears to be closely linked with Brighton murder victim, Norman Tate.

CAST:

Henry Colvil …. Christopher Benjamin
Alix Soames …. Amanda Redman
DCI Guscott …. Dudley Sutton
Miranda Peel …. Sheila Reid
Tom Margeson …. Tom Cotcher
Charlie Lofthouse …. Alistair McGowan
Maggie Lindley …. Alphonsia Emmanuel

Written by Christopher Lee.

Producer: Pete Atkin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1998.

The duo learn that Tate is connected to a holiday flat once rented by the home secretary.

Mysteries investigated by intelligence officers Henry Colvil and Alex Soames

041998111920200225 (BBC7)
20200226 (BBC7)

With the Home Secretary still denying any nefarious connections with the murdered Norman Tate, Colvil and Soames get a breakthrough in their investigation.

CAST:

Henry Colvil …. Christopher Benjamin
Alix Soames …. Amanda Redman
DCI Guscott …. Dudley Sutton
Miranda Peel …. Sheila Reid
Tom Margeson …. Tom Cotcher
Charlie Lofthouse …. Alistair McGowan
Maggie Lindley …. Alphonsia Emmanuel

Written by Christopher Lee.

Producer: Pete Atkin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1998.

The MI6 duo realise the home secretary was in Brighton the night before the murder.

Mysteries investigated by intelligence officers Henry Colvil and Alex Soames

051998112620200227 (BBC7)
20200226 (BBC7)

While Colvil and Soames are searching the flat of murder victim Norman Tate , who should walk through the door but... Norman Tate.

CAST:

Henry Colvil …. Christopher Benjamin
Alix Soames …. Amanda Redman
DCI Guscott …. Dudley Sutton
Miranda Peel …. Sheila Reid
Tom Margeson …. Tom Cotcher
Charlie Lofthouse …. Alistair McGowan
Maggie Lindley …. Alphonsia Emmanuel
Norman Tate …. Brian Bowles
DS Gwen Jenkins …. Sue Jones Davies

Written by Christopher Lee.

Producer: Pete Atkin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1998.

It appears the murder victim is not dead after all, so whose body is lying on the slab?

Mysteries investigated by intelligence officers Henry Colvil and Alex Soames

061998120320200228 (BBC7)
20200227 (BBC7)

The precise relationship between the Home Secretary, the Prime Minister's Press Secretary, and the man murdered on Brighton beach is made uncomfortably clear.

CAST:

Henry Colvil …. Christopher Benjamin
Alix Soames …. Amanda Redman
DCI Guscott …. Dudley Sutton
Miranda Peel …. Sheila Reid
Tom Margeson …. Tom Cotcher
Charlie Lofthouse …. Alistair McGowan
Maggie Lindley …. Alphonsia Emmanuel
Norman Tate …. Brian Bowles
DS Gwen Jenkins …. Sue Jones Davies

Written by Christopher Lee.

Producer: Pete Atkin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1998.

The connection between the PM's press secretary and the murder victim is revealed.

Mysteries investigated by intelligence officers Henry Colvil and Alex Soames