The Cinderella Killer

Episodes

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01Charles Paris Mystery20161202

by Jeremy Front

Based on Simon Brett's novel

Directed by Sally Avens

A job in Panto seems the perfect way to spend the Christmas season for Charles, but the cast of Cinderella are a motley crew from reality TV and Charles finds himself having to explain the traditions of Panto to their baffled American star whose career is on a downward trajectory. It's not long before the slapstick makes way for a murder investigation and Charles as always can't help doing some sleuthing of his own.

Bill Nighy (Love Actually, Skylight, Best Exotic Marigold Hotel) stars as Charles.

Simon Brett OBE has written 19 Charles Paris novels as well as many other detective novels. Jeremy Front is a dramatist and comedic writer; he has won awards for his adaptation of 'Sword of Honour' and co-writes and stars in the series 'Incredible Women' with his sister, Rebecca.

02Charles Paris Mystery20161209

by Jeremy Front

Based on Simon Brett's novel

Directed by Sally Avens

When the star of Cinderella is shot Charles finds himself filling Baron Hardup's shoes. But who wanted him dead? Charles comes under suspicion now he's been promoted up the billing.

03Charles Paris Mystery20161216

by Jeremy Front

Based on Simon Brett's novel

Directed by Sally Avens

Just who could have shot the star of Cinderella dead? And are they the same person who is sending Charles threatening texts? There are certainly lots of suspects, a vengeful ex-wife, a stalker and a missing dancer.

04Charles Paris Mystery20161223

by Jeremy Front

Based on Simon Brett's novel

Directed by Sally Avens

With the body count rising amongst the cast of the Panto, the line 'they're behind you' is beginning to take on a sinister meaning. But Charles' skills amount to far more than shaking his booty as an Ugly Sister, he finds time to confront the killer too.