Death At The Bed End [Stephen Wakelam]

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2004120420190609 (BBC7)
20190610 (BBC7)

Publication of a biography of Charlotte Bronte sparks the threat of libel suit. So a detective heads to Yorkshire to discover more.

Steve Wakelam's drama is based on true events.

Starring Kenneth Cranham as Sergeant Jack Down, James Greene as Patrick Bronte, Stephen Hogan as Mr Nicholls, Declan Wilson as Harry, Shirley Dixon as Betty, Geoffrey Whitehead as Dr Crosby, Helen Longworth as Martha, Steve Hodson as Sugden and Philip Fox as Grundy.

Director: Janet Whitaker

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 2004.

A famous biography receives a libel threat so a detective has to visit Bronte country.

Publication of a biography of Charlotte Brontë sparks the threat of libel suit. So a detective heads to Yorkshire to discover more.

Sergeant Jack Down.... Kenneth Cranham
Patrick Brontë.... James Greene
Mr Nicholls.... Stephen Hogan
Harry.... Declan Wilson
Betty.... Shirley Dixon
Dr Crosby.... Geoffrey Whitehead
Martha.... Helen Longworth
Sugden.... Steve Hodson
Grundy.... Philip Fox

A famous biography receives a libel threat so a detective has to visit Bront\u00eb country.