A Confidential Agent (retired)

Nick McCarty's drama features an unlikely combination: the ex-secretary of the Ace Detective Agency, Birmingham and a retired member of the Vice Squad, Paris.

They get to know each other in language classes and doing some gardening, but end up investigating one of a select group of ex-pats in a small town in Gascony.

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20050725

1/5. Nick McCarty's drama features an unlikely combination: the ex-secretary of the Ace Detective Agency, Birmingham and a retired member of the Vice Squad, Paris. They get to know each other in language classes and doing some gardening, but end up investigating one of a select group of ex-pats in a small town in Gascony.

Liz Parker....Jillie Meers

Jean....Robin Ellis

Mary....Marian Diamond

Anne Morton....Jennifer Hilary

Peter Morton....Peter Howell

Tom Patterson....Andrew Woodall

Gloria....Jane Whittenshaw

Major Hugh....Steve Hodson

Elspeth....Caroline Mortimer

Directed by Jane Morgan.

20050726

2/5. Liz thought that she'd put detective work behind her when she retired to live in Gascony, but one of the other ex-pats seeks her professional services. A detective drama by Nick McCarty.

Liz Parker....Jillie Meers

Jean....Robin Ellis

Mary....Marian Diamond

Anne Morton....Jennifer Hilary

Peter Morton....Peter Howell

Tom Patterson....Andrew Woodall

Gloria....Jane Whittenshaw

Major Hugh....Steve Hodson

Elspeth....Caroline Mortimer

Directed by Jane Morgan.

20050727

3/5. There's not much to occupy the ex-pats as they enjoy the sun and the wine of South West France, but gossip and rumour can prove dangerous pastimes. A detective drama by Nick McCarty.

Liz Parker....Jillie Meers

Jean....Robin Ellis

Mary....Marian Diamond

Anne Morton....Jennifer Hilary

Peter Morton....Peter Howell

Tom Patterson....Andrew Woodall

Gloria....Jane Whittenshaw

Major Hugh....Steve Hodson

Elspeth....Caroline Mortimer

Directed by Jane Morgan.

20050728

By Nick McCarty

4/5. Liz's investigations can only go so far in Gascony and she flies back to Birmingham to see what she can discover about the past life of one of her neighbours.

Liz Parker....Jillie Meers

Jean....Robin Ellis

Mary....Marian Diamond

Anne Morton....Jennifer Hilary

Peter Morton....Peter Howell

Tom Patterson....Andrew Woodall

Gloria....Jane Whittenshaw

Major Hugh....Steve Hodson

Elspeth....Caroline Mortimer

Directed by Jane Morgan.

20050729

By Nick McCarty

5/5. The truth isn't always comfortable and Liz has reasons to wish that shed never embarked on her investigations.

Liz Parker....Jillie Meers

Jean....Robin Ellis

Mary....Marian Diamond

Anne Morton....Jennifer Hilary

Peter Morton....Peter Howell

Tom Patterson....Andrew Woodall

Gloria....Jane Whittenshaw

Major Hugh....Steve Hodson

Elspeth....Caroline Mortimer

Directed by Jane Morgan.

20070514

Another adventure for Nick McCarty's former private investigator Liz Parker, now retired in France.

1/5. Liz is determined to mind her own business and to enjoy her freedom, but circumstances conspire to intervene.

Liz....Jillie Meers

Jean....Robin Ellis

Mary....Marian Diamond

Gloria....Jane Whittenshaw

Nicholas....Philip Franks

Penelope....Cheryl Campbell

Alicia....Valerie Sarruf

Michelle....Cosima Littlewood

Gallery attendant....Michael McStay

Guardian....Francois Domange

Receptionist....Frederique Feder

Directed by Jane Morgan.

20070515

Another adventure for Nick McCarty's former private investigator Liz Parker, now retired in France.

2/5. Alarm bells start to ring when a troubled businessman fails to show up for a meeting.

Liz....Jillie Meers

Jean....Robin Ellis

Mary....Marian Diamond

Gloria....Jane Whittenshaw

Nicholas....Philip Franks

Penelope....Cheryl Campbell

Alicia....Valerie Sarruf

Michelle....Cosima Littlewood

Gallery attendant....Michael McStay

Guardian....Francois Domange

Receptionist....Frederique Feder

Directed by Jane Morgan.

20070516

Another adventure for Nick McCarty's former private investigator Liz Parker, now retired in France.

3/5. Penelope's husband is missing and she asks Liz to track him down.

Liz....Jillie Meers

Jean....Robin Ellis

Mary....Marian Diamond

Gloria....Jane Whittenshaw

Nicholas....Philip Franks

Penelope....Cheryl Campbell

Alicia....Valerie Sarruf

Michelle....Cosima Littlewood

Gallery attendant....Michael McStay

Guardian....Francois Domange

Receptionist....Frederique Feder

Directed by Jane Morgan.

20070517

Another adventure for Nick McCarty's former private investigator Liz Parker, now retired in France.

4/5. Liz and Gloria set out for Brussels to find the missing husband.

Liz....Jillie Meers

Jean....Robin Ellis

Mary....Marian Diamond

Gloria....Jane Whittenshaw

Nicholas....Philip Franks

Penelope....Cheryl Campbell

Alicia....Valerie Sarruf

Michelle....Cosima Littlewood

Gallery attendant....Michael McStay

Guardian....Francois Domange

Receptionist....Frederique Feder

Directed by Jane Morgan.

20070518

Another adventure for Nick McCarty's former private investigator Liz Parker, now retired in France.

5/5. Liz discovers that Nicholas has some loyal friends and some frightening enemies.

Liz....Jillie Meers

Jean....Robin Ellis

Mary....Marian Diamond

Gloria....Jane Whittenshaw

Nicholas....Philip Franks

Penelope....Cheryl Campbell

Alicia....Valerie Sarruf

Michelle....Cosima Littlewood

Gallery attendant....Michael McStay

Guardian....Francois Domange

Receptionist....Frederique Feder

Directed by Jane Morgan.

010120050725

Nick McCarty's drama features an unlikely combination: the ex-secretary of the Ace Detective Agency, Birmingham and a retired member of the Vice Squad, Paris.

They get to know each other in language classes and doing some gardening, but end up investigating one of a select group of ex-pats in a small town in Gascony.Anne Morton....Jennifer Hilary

  • directed by - Jane Morgan
  • elspeth....caroline mortimer
  • gloria....Jane Whittenshaw
  • jean....robin ellis
  • liz parker....Jillie Meers
  • major hugh....Steve Hodson
  • mary....Marian Diamond
  • peter morton....peter howell
  • tom patterson....andrew woodall
  • by.... - nick mccarty

  • 010220050726

    Liz thought that she'd put detective work behind her when she retired to live in Gascony, but one of the other ex-pats seeks her professional services.

    010320050727

    There's not much to occupy the ex-pats as they enjoy the sun and the wine of South West France, but gossip and rumour can prove dangerous pastimes.

    010420050728

    Liz's investigations can only go so far in Gascony and she flies back to Birmingham to see what she can discover about the past life of one of her neighbours.

    0105 LAST20050729

    The truth isn't always comfortable and Liz has reasons to wish that shed never embarked on her investigations.

    020120070514

    Another adventure for Nick McCarty's former private investigator Liz Parker, now retired in France.

    1/5.

    Liz is determined to mind her own business and to enjoy her freedom, but circumstances conspire to intervene.

  • alicia....Valerie Sarruf
  • directed by Jane Morgan
  • gallery attendant....michael mcstay
  • gloria....jane whittenshaw
  • guardian....francois domange
  • jean....robin ellis
  • liz....Jillie Meers
  • mary....Marian Diamond
  • mary....marian diamond
  • michelle....cosima littlewood
  • nicholas....philip franks
  • penelope....cheryl campbell
  • receptionist....frederique feder
  • directed by.... - jane morgan

  • 020220070515

    Alarm bells start to ring when a troubled businessman fails to show up for a meeting.

    020320070516

    Penelope's husband is missing and she asks Liz to track him down.

    020420070517

    Liz and Gloria set out for Brussels to find the missing husband.

    0205 LAST20070518

    Liz discovers that Nicholas has some loyal friends and some frightening enemies.