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Genome: [r4 Bd=19961016]Christopher Benjamin re-creates the role of intelligence officer Henry Colvil from The House in Christopher Lee 's six-part mystery drama, which begins with the apparently uncontroversial death of an elderly Irish priest. Starring Amanda Redman as Alex Soames and Dudley Sutton as Cl Arthur Guscott.

Producer Pete Atkin

Genome: [r4 Bd=19961023]The Penitent. The second of Christopher Lee 's six-part mystery drama about two intelligence officers who investigate the death of an elderly Irish priest. Starring

Christopher Benjamin as Henry Colvil , Amanda Redman as Alex Soames and Dudley Sutton as Cl Arthur Guscott.

Producer Pete Atkin

Genome: [r4 Bd=19961106]The fourth of Christopher Lee 's six-part mystery drama. Starring

Christopher Benjamin as Henry Colvil , Amanda Redman as Alex Soames and Dudley Sutton as Cl Arthur Guscott. Requiescant in Pace. "Three may keep a secret if two of them are dead." Two are indeed now dead, so who keeps the secret?

Producer Pete Atkin

Genome: [r4 Bd=19961113]A Matter of Judgement. The fifth of Christopher Lee 's six-part mystery drama. Starring Christopher Benjamin as Henry Colvil , Amanda Redman as Alex Soames and Dudley Sutton as Cl Arthur Guscott.

Producer Pete Atkin

Genome: [r4 Bd=19961120]The last of Christopher Lee 's six-part mystery drama. Starring Christopher Benjamin as Henry Colvil ,

Amanda Redman as Alex Soames and Dudley Sutton as Cl Arthur Guscott.

Betrayal and Judgement. Can Henry's faith withstand the whole truth?

Producer Pete Atkin

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970331]Starring Amanda Redman as Alex Soames , with Dudley Sutton as Chief Inspector Arthur Guscott.

Christopher Benjamin re-creates the role of intelligence officer Henry Colvil , from The House, in the first of Christopher Lee 's new six-part mystery drama, which begins with the apparently uncontroversial death of an elderly Irish priest. with Peter Yapp and Joseph O'Conor Producer Pete Atkin Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970407]The Penitent. The second of Christopher Lee 's six-part story of two intelligence officers' investigation into the death of an elderly priest. Starring Amanda Redman as Alex Soames , with Dudley Sutton as Cl Arthur Guscott , and Christopher Benjamin as Henry Colvil.

Producer Pete Atkin Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970414]The Wages of Sin. The third part of Christopher Lee 's story of two intelligence officers' investigation into the death of an elderly priest.

Starring Amanda Redman as Alex Soames , with Dudley Sutton as Cl Arthur Guscott , and Christopher Benjamin as Henry Colvil.

The late Father Dominic's mother was a Flynn, and so was Mrs Wedlock , but is that anything more than coincidence?

Producer Pete Atkin Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970505]The last of a six-part serial by Christopher Lee in which two intelligence officers investigate the death of an elderly priest. Starring

Christopher Benjamin as Henry Colvil , Amanda Redman as Alex Soames , and Dudley Sutton as chief inspector Arthur Guscott.

Betrayal and Judgement.

Mrs Wedlock 's role in the mystery has put her in mortal danger.

Producer Pete Atkin Repeat

01 OF 620040823 BT=1330 (BBC7)Henry and Alex investigate the death of a priest and believe it wasn't the result of a straightforward burglary.
01 OF 620040823 BT=2030 (BBC7)Henry and Alex investigate the death of a priest and believe it wasn't the result of a straightforward burglary.
01 OF 6.20051006 BT=0930 (BBC7)Henry Colvil and Alex Soames investigate the suspicious death of a priest. Starring Christopher Benjamin and Amanda Redman. Episode 1 of 6.
01 OF 6.20051006 BT=2030 (BBC7)Henry Colvil and Alex Soames investigate the suspicious death of a priest. Starring Christopher Benjamin and Amanda Redman. Episode 1 of 6.
01 OF 6.20051007 BT=0130 (BBC7)Henry Colvil and Alex Soames investigate the suspicious death of a priest. Starring Christopher Benjamin and Amanda Redman. Episode 1 of 6.
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DCI Guscott finds some disturbing clues about the identity of a murdered man found on a beach in Brighton. Episode 1 of 6.
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Why does a murdered man have the phone number of the Home Secretary in his diary? What is the connection to a 40th birthday? Episode 2 of 6.

Guscott tries to find out why a murdered drug-dealer has the phone number of the Home Secretary in his diary.

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Colvil and Soames discover that Tate has a connection to a holiday flat once rented by the Home Secretary. Episode 3 of 6.

Colvil and Soames discover that the murdered man has a connection to the Home Secretary.

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The detectives discover that the Home Secretary, already under suspicion, was in Brighton the night before the murder. Episode 4 of 6.
0520040906 BT=1330 (BBC7)Detectives discover that Norman Tate is not dead after all. Stars Amanda Redmond and Christopher Benjamin.
0520040906 BT=2030 (BBC7)Detectives discover that Norman Tate is not dead after all. Stars Amanda Redmond and Christopher Benjamin.
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Alex discovers that James Toomey may be married to Father Byrne's daughter. Mrs Wedlock may also be in danger. Episode 5 of 6.
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Detectives discover that Norman Tate is not dead after all. Stars Amanda Redmond and Christopher Benjamin. Episode 5 of 6.
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The detectives finally get their man. Stars Amanda Redmond and Christopher Benjamin. Episode 6 of 6.
06 LAST20040907 BT=1330 (BBC7)The detectives finally get their man. Stars Amanda Redmond and Christopher Benjamin.
06 LAST20040907 BT=2030 (BBC7)The detectives finally get their man. Stars Amanda Redmond and Christopher Benjamin.
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Intelligence officers Henry Colvil and Alex Soames probe a priest's mystery death.

Intelligence officers Henry Colvil and Alex Soames probe a priest's mystery death. Stars Christopher Benjamin and Amanda Redman.

Henry and Alex investigate the death of a priest and believe it wasn't the result of a straightforward burglary.

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  • christopher benjamin

    intelligence officers henry colvil and alex soames probe a priest's mysterious death.

    intelligence officers henry colvil and alex soames probe a priest's mysterious death. stars christopher benjamin and amanda redman.

    after attending the funeral of an elderly irish priest – intelligence officers colvil and soames get a tip-off that his death has a controversial link...

    christopher lee's six-part murder-mystery starring christopher benjamin as henry colvil and amanda redman as alex soames.

    with dudley sutton as arthur guscott, stephen thorne as joseph kutner, colette o'neil as mrs wedlock, peter yapp as monsignor and joseph o'conor as father dominic byrne.

    producer: pete atkin

    first broadcast on bbc radio 4 in 1996.

    mysteries investigated by intelligence officers henry colvil and alex soames

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    Probing a priest's death, the intelligence officers uncover links to his past.

    Probing a priest's death, the intelligence officers uncover links to his past. Stars Christopher Benjamin and Amanda Redman.

    The mystery deepens as Colvil and Soames investigate Mrs Wedlock.

    Probing the mysterious death of Father Dominic, intelligence officers Colvil and Soames uncover links to his past...

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

    With Dudley Sutton as Arthur Guscott, Stephen Thorne as Joseph Kutner, Colette O'Neil as Mrs Wedlock, Peter Yapp as Monsignor, Neil McCaul as Roger Brown and Joseph O'Conor as Father Dominic Byrne.

    Producer: Pete Atkin

    First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1996.

    Mysteries investigated by intelligence officers Henry Colvil and Alex Soames

    The mystery deepens as Colvil and Soames investigate Mrs Wedlock. Episode 2 of 6.

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    The intelligence officers probe deeper into Dominic's death, turning on the charm.

    The intelligence officers probe deeper into Dominic's death, turning on the charm. Stars Christopher Benjamin and Amanda Redman.

    Mrs Soames probes deeper into the death of Dominic, while Colvil turns on the charm for Mrs Wedlock.

    Alex attempts to recreate a confession with Brother William.

    The late Father Dominic's mother was a Flynn, Mrs Wedlock was a Flynn, and the mysterious confessor was a Flynn.

    But is this anything more than coincidence?

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

    With Dudley Sutton as Arthur Guscott, Stephen Thorne as Joseph Kutner, Colette O'Neil as Mrs Wedlock, Neil McCaul as Roger Brown, Christian Rodska as Father Williamson and Joseph O'Conor as Father Dominic Byrne.

    Producer: Pete Atkin

    First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1996.

    Mysteries investigated by intelligence officers Henry Colvil and Alex Soames

    Mrs Soames probes deeper into the death of Dominic, while Colvil turns on the charm for Mrs Wedlock. Episode 3 of 6.

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    The intelligence officers discover a surprising secret about the dead priest.

    The intelligence officers discover a surprising secret about the dead priest. Stars Christopher Benjamin and Amanda Redman.

    Henry Colvil discovers a secret about his friend Father Byrne...

    and a surprising link to their American suspect.

    "Three may keep a secret if two of them are dead."

    Two are indeed now dead, so who keeps the secret?

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

    With Dudley Sutton as Arthur Guscott, Stephen Thorne as Joseph Kutner, Christian Rodska as Father Williamson Beth Porter as Donna Hanley, Elaine Claxton as Theresa and Joseph O'Conor as Father Dominic Byrne.

    Producer: Pete Atkin

    First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1996.

    The intelligence officers discover a surprising secret about the deceased priest.

    Mysteries investigated by intelligence officers Henry Colvil and Alex Soames

    Henry Colvil discovers a secret about his friend Father Byrne... and a surprising link to their American suspect. Episode 4 of 6.

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    The intelligence officers discover a fresh link - and are alarmed for Mrs Wedlock.

    The intelligence officers discover a fresh link - and are alarmed for Mrs Wedlock. Stars Christopher Benjamin and Amanda Redman.

    Alex discovers that James Toomey may be married to Father Byrne's daughter.

    Mrs Wedlock may also be in danger.

    The intelligence officers delve further into the mystery that is Donna, and are alarmed.

    The intelligence officers delve further into the mystery that is Donna, and are alarmed for Mrs Wedlock. Stars Christopher Benjamin and Amanda Redman.

    Intelligence officers Colvil and Soames delve further into the mystery that is Donna – and are concerned for Mrs Wedlock.

    Henry's faith is dealt a mortal blow.

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

    With Dudley Sutton as Arthur Guscott, Stephen Thorne as Joseph Kutner, Colette O'Neil as Mrs Wedlock, Joseph O'Conor as Father Dominic Byrne. Neil McCaul as Roger Brown and Christian Rodska as Father Williamson.

    Producer: Pete Atkin

    First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1996.

    Mysteries investigated by intelligence officers Henry Colvil and Alex Soames

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    Intelligence officer Alex makes a discovery, but is she in time for her partner?

    Intelligence officer Alex makes a discovery, but is she in time for her partner? Stars Christopher Benjamin and Amanda Redman.

    Terrorism, murder and the church - can the intelligence officers unravel the web?

    Terrorism, murder and the church - can the intelligence officers unravel the web? Stars Christopher Benjamin and Amanda Redman.

    The conclusion of the thriller as Alex Soames makes a discovery - but will it be in time for Colvil?

    The conclusion of the thriller as Alex makes a discovery.

    Mrs Wedlock 's role in the mystery has put her in mortal danger. Can Henry's faith withstand the whole truth?

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

    With Dudley Sutton as Arthur Guscott, Stephen Thorne as Joseph Kutner, Joseph O'Conor as Father Dominic Byrne, Peter Yapp as Monsignor, Beth Porter as Donna Hanley, Christian Rodska as Father Williamson and Denys Hawthorne as the Porter.

    Producer: Pete Atkin

    First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1996.

    Mysteries investigated by intelligence officers Henry Colvil and Alex Soames

    The conclusion of the thriller as Alex Soames makes a discovery - but will it be in time for Colvil? Episode 6 of 6.

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    DCI Guscott finds some disturbing clues about the identity of a murdered man found on a beach in Brighton.

    Guscott tries to find out why a murdered drug-dealer has the phone number of the Home Secretary in his diary.

    Christopher Lee's new six-part thriller stars Christopher Benjamin and Amanda Redman, with Dudley Sutton as the decidedly non-PC DCI Guscott.

    1: A murdered man on Brighton beach looks like yet another drugs-related killing...

    or does it? With Sue Jones Davies, John Hartley and Sheila Reid.

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    Why does a murdered man have the phone number of the Home Secretary in his diary? What is the connection to a 40th birthday?

    DCI Guscott finds some disturbing clues about the identity of a murdered man found on a beach in Brighton.

    Guscott tries to find out why a murdered drug-dealer has the phone number of the Home Secretary in his diary.

    Inspector Guscott has asked his old friends from MI6 to help discreetly in his latest murder investigation.

    After all, it is a little unusual for a suspected drug dealer to have in his diary the number of the Home Secretary.

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    Colvil and Soames discover that Tate has a connection to a holiday flat once rented by the Home Secretary.

    Colvil and Soames discover that the murdered man has a connection to the Home Secretary.

    Christopher Lee's new six-part thriller.

    3: In spite of her denials, the Home Secretary seems to be more closely linked with the murdered Norman Tate, and the involvement of the Prime Minister's number-one spin doctor looks more and more ominous.

    With Christopher Benjamin, Amanda Redman and Dudley Sutton.

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    The detectives discover that the Home Secretary, already under suspicion, was in Brighton the night before the murder.

    Christopher Lee's new six-part thriller.

    4: New pieces of the jigsaw keep turning up, but the Home Secretary persists in her denials that she has anything but innocent connections with murdered financial adviser Norman Tate.

    With Christopher Benjamin, Amanda Redman and Dudley Sutton.

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    Detectives discover that Norman Tate is not dead after all.

    Stars Amanda Redmond and Christopher Benjamin.

    While Henry and Alex and Guscott are searching the flat of the late Norman Tate, who should walk through the door but...

    Norman Tate.

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    The detectives finally get their man.

    Stars Amanda Redmond and Christopher Benjamin.

    In the final episode of Christopher Lee's political thriller, the precise relationship between the Home Secretary, the Prime Minister's press secretary and the man murdered on Brighton beach is made uncomfortably clear.

    With Christopher Benjamin and Amanda Redman.