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Episode #1.1 

While trying to kill his nagging wife, Henry Parr manages to poison his best friend and then ruin his funeral.

Director:

Robert Young

Writers:

Nigel Williams (novel), Nigel Williams

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Robert Lindsay ... Henry Farr
Alison Steadman ... Elinor Farr
Philip Jackson ... Detective Inspector Russell Rush
Larry Lamb ... Dr. Donald Templeton
Art Malik ... Karim Jackson
Mabel McKeown Mabel McKeown ... Maisie Farr
Simon Chandler ... No. 47
Wendy Nottingham Wendy Nottingham ... Mrs. 47
Michael Mellinger ... Gunther
Catherine Schell ... Mrs. Gunther
Bill Stewart ... David Sprott
Melanie Kilburn Melanie Kilburn ... Edwina Sprott
Tim McMullan ... Sebastian Williams
Vivienne Ritchie Vivienne Ritchie ... 'Billykins' Templeton
Joe Gecks Joe Gecks ... Arfur Templeton
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While trying to kill his nagging wife, Henry Parr manages to poison his best friend and then ruin his funeral.

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

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[first lines]
Henry Farr: [voiceover] I didn't precisely decide to murder my wife. It was simply that I could think of no other way of prolonging her absence from me indefinitely. I could kill her and nobody need know.
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Release Date:

11 December 1994 (UK) See more »

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