The Great Chocolate Murders

When people start falling ill in 19th century Brighton, everyone thinks it's an attack of cholera caused by the lack of proper sewers.

Little do the police suspect that pralines and Mont退limars are the problem.

Thwarted in love, middle-aged spinster Christiana Edmunds has a deadly plan.

Obsession, bad drains, royalty, murder and chocolate liqueurs all play their part in John Fletcher's drama, which is based on a true story.

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By John Fletcher.

When people start falling ill all over 19th-century Brighton, everyone thinks that the lack of proper sewers has caused a cholera epidemic. Little do the police suspect that a middle-aged spinster is responsible.

With Sian Thomas, Chris Donnelly, Jennifer Hill, Dorien Thomas, Brendan Charleson.

Directed by Kate McAll.

SD20070922 (BBC7)
20150728 (BBC7)
Spurned spinster Christiana plots to regain her married lover in 19th-century Brighton.
SD20070922 (BBC7)
20150729 (BBC7)
Spurned spinster Christiana plots to regain her married lover in 19th-century Brighton.
SP2006030420070922When people start falling ill in 19th century Brighton, everyone thinks it's an attack of cholera caused by the lack of proper sewers.

Little do the police suspect that pralines and Mont退limars are the problem.

Thwarted in love, middle-aged spinster Christiana Edmunds has a deadly plan.

Obsession, bad drains, royalty, murder and chocolate liqueurs all play their part in John Fletcher's drama, which is based on a true story.