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The Suspicions of Mr Whicher: The Murder in Angel Lane (2013)

TV-14 | | Crime, Drama, Mystery | TV Movie 12 May 2013
When Whicher offers to help a country lady find her niece, he's drawn into a disturbing case of murder which brings him up against wealthy and powerful figures and throws him into conflict with his former police colleagues.

Director:

Christopher Menaul

Writers:

Kate Summerscale (inspired by the book), Neil McKay
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Paddy Considine ... Mr. Whicher
Olivia Colman ... Susan Spencer
James Wilson James Wilson ... Pickpocket Youth
Paul Longley ... Constable
Andy Gathergood ... Sergeant Parker
William Beck ... Chief Inspector 'Dolly' Williamson
Shaun Dingwall ... Inspector George Lock
Angela Terence ... Charlotte
Christopher Harper ... Dr. Beattie
Justine Mitchell Justine Mitchell ... Sister Anne
Justin Edwards ... Reverend Marlow
Mark Kempner Mark Kempner ... Toby Boyle
Brett Allen ... Landlord
Tom Padley ... Pub Bystander
Neal Barry ... Finch
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Storyline

Whicher,retired from the police after his failure to solve the Road Hill House case,encounters Susan Spencer in a rough tavern,seeking her niece Mary,who came to London to find Stephen Gann,father of her baby. Soon afterwards Mary is found slain and the child missing and Whicher offers to help Susan find the killer. The baby is located at a home for unwed mothers,run by Reverend Marlow,who believes Mary went after Stephen,who rejected her. Whicher learns that Stephen's father was hung for murdering Susan's father though Mary knew nothing about it. Stephen and an opportunistic thief are the main murder suspects but Stephen convinces Whicher that he was the intended victim as he was about to hear important news from his grandfather Joshua,now in an insane asylum. Whicher inveigles his way into the asylum to speak to Joshua and,in solving the case,uncovers dark secrets in the Gann and Spencer families as well as betrayal by a corrupt policeman. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 May 2013 (UK) See more »

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Trivia

This series is a fictionalised spin-off featuring the real-life character Mr Jack Whicher who appeared in The Suspicions of Mr Whicher: The Murder at Road Hill House (2011) as the Metropolitan Police detective who investigated a real-life murder. See more »

Goofs

When Mr. Whicher visits Miss Spencer at her home on both occasions they failed to mask the modern security device on the front door. Lower left when he enters the reception hall. See more »

Connections

Followed by The Suspicions of Mr Whicher: Beyond the Pale (2014) See more »

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Nice Movie
17 June 2019 | by millerdane75See all my reviews

I was looking for a shoot em up kind of movie tonight with a lot of action. Then something told me to click on this movie. Within the first 5-10 minutes or so I was like man, I should be watching an action movie. But I continued watching and man did I enjoy this movie. I loved the twists and turns and how the plot developed. I guess we are so forced fed by Hollywood and their action block busters that we forget that we don't need all that to make a good movie.


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