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Genome: [r4 Bd=19950416]

by Wilkie Collins. Dramatised in six parts by Ray Jenkins. 1: March 1846. A mysterious letter from New Orleans arrives to disturb the peace of Combe Raven House.

With Susan Sheridan , Joanna Mackie and Christopher Good. Music by Peter Brewis and played by Maurice Cambridge Director Janet Whitaker Rpt

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950423]

by Wilkie Collins. Dramatised in six parts by Ray Jenkins. 2: July 1846.

Magdalen and Norah find themselves with no name and no inheritance.

With Philip Sully , Paul Downing , John Moffatt and John Bull. Music by Peter Brewis and played by Maurice Cambridge. Director Janet Whitaker Rpt

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950430]

by Wilkie Collins. Dramatised in sixepisodes by Ray Jenkins.

3:June, 1847. Magdalen, with the aid of swindler Captain Wragge, is determined to recover her inheritance from her cousin Noel Vanstone.

With Alice Arnold , Susan Sheridan and Joe Dunlop. Music by Peter Brewis played by Maurice Cambridge. Director Janet Whitaker Rpt

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950507]

by Wilkie Collins. Dramatised in six episodes by Ray Jenkins.

4: July, 1847. Magdalen disguises herself and goes to stay near Noel.

With Kathleen Helme , Simon Bullock ,

Christopher Good and Jo Kendall. Music by Peter Brewis played by Maurice Cambridge Director Janet Whitaker Rpt

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950514]

by Wilkie Collins. Dramatised insixepisodes by Ray Jenkins.

5: August, 1847. Will Magdalen marry her cousin Noel, whom she loathes, in order to try and regain her inheritance?

With Susan Sheridan , Elizabeth Mansfield. John Moffatt. Christopher Good, Joe Dunlop and Jo Kendall. Music by Peter Brewis and played by Maurice Cambridge. Director Janet Whitaker Rpt

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950521]

by Wilkie Collins.

December, 1847. In the final episode, Magdalen searches for a letter that might win back her inheritance.

With Christopher Good, Joanna Mackie , David Goudge. Susan Sheridan and John Moffatt Dramatised by Ray Jenkins. Music by Peter Brewis , played by Maurice Cambridge Director Janet Whitaker Rpt

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John Fletcher's dramatisation of Wilkie Collins's tale of disguise, deception, and sacrifice.

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Magdalen and Norah Vanstone's father is killed in an accident on the way to change his will.

Suddenly orphaned, the sisters see their whole inheritance go to their cousin.

Norah accepts her fate but Magdalen hatches a desperate plot to get back what is rightfully hers.

Madgalen Vanstone....Jaimi Barbakoff

Captain Wragge....Ron Cook

Madame Lecount....Diana Quick

Noel Vanstone....Richard Nichols

Norah Vanstone....Manon Edwards

Miss Garth....Jacqueline Tong

Mr Pendrill....Richard Mitchley

Priest....Dick Bradnum

Captain Kirke....Steffan Rhodri

Frank....Jack Reynolds

Becky the Maid....Caitlin Richards

Directed by Kate McAll.

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With the help of confidence trickster Captain Wragge, Magdalen has traced cousin Noel to a seaside villa in Aldeburgh.

She plans to seduce Noel into marriage, then reclaim her fortune and her name.

Madgalen Vanstone....Jaimi Barbakoff

Captain Wragge....Ron Cook

Madame Lecount....Diana Quick

Noel Vanstone....Richard Nichols

Norah Vanstone....Manon Edwards

Miss Garth....Jacqueline Tong

The doctor....Richard Mitchley

George Vanstone....Dick Bradnum

Captain Kirke....Steffan Rhodri

Sophie....Bethan Walker

Directed by Kate McAll.