Rupert ‘Maigret’ Davies is a scheming Welsh councillor going after Daphne Slater, the infirm wife of his nephew (Nigel Stock). Alun Richards’ study of council corruption and small-town ennui was the first completely contemporary drama in the strand.Read More
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SUPREMELY IFFY spin-off from seminal WELLES/COTTON/cuckoo-clock flick, now with MICHAEL RENNIE as totally different Harry Lime i.e. dull amateur detective (wrong) running import-export business (wrong) but in reality travelling the world and Shepperton Studios solving crime and snapping up pricey works of art (wrong wrong wrong). For a time the Beeb, pissed off with bad behaviour of Frost and co., scheduled it late Saturday nights where previously TW3 had “open-ended” arrangement. In response Frost would end each newly-curtailed edition of THAT WAS… with a full summary of entire storyline of following THIRD MAN episode, including denouement.Read More