By Margery Allingham, dramatised by Yvonne Antrobus.
Gillian Brayton is offered a well paid job by an old schoolfriend.
The household is lively and bohemian, but why is she really there?
|20050611||By Margery Allingham, dramatised by Yvonne Antrobus.|
Set in the 1920s.
Pretty, impoverished Gillian Brayton is offered a well paid job as a social secretary by an old school friend, the painter and socialite Rita Fayre.
The household is lively and bohemian, but the servants imply Gillian is there for mysterious reasons.
When Gillian befriends Rita's ailing husband Julian, a handsome young man who was injured in the First World War, the atmosphere below stairs becomes strange and disturbing.
Gillian Brayton....Helen LongworthRita Fayre....Sylvestra le TouzelSupt McNaught....Tom Mannion
Julian Fayre....Nicholas BoultonHenri Phoebus....Philip FoxDr Crupiner....Ian MastersRudkin....Harry MyersMrs Munsen....Susan JamesonBunch Howard....Colleen PrendergastDirected by Claire Grove