Eunice struggles to fit in. When she joins a wealthy family as their housekeeper the very reason for her awkwardness, long hidden and deeply buried, leads to a terrible tale of murder in cold blood – on Valentine’s Day.
Ruth Rendell’s brilliant plot unravels a lifetime of deceit and cover-ups which, when revealed, brings a shocking revelation almost as grizzly as murder itself.
The star cast includes screen and stage favourite Chris Ellison best known as Frank Burnside in The Bill and spin-off series Burnside, and on stage in Great Expectations in The West End, which was also filmed and broadcast.
He is joined by Sophie Ward who played the love interest of Young Sherlock Holmes and Dr Helen Trent ITV’s Heartbeat, Robert Duncan, best known for Drop the Dead Donkey, Deborah Grant, who has starred in Not Going Out and Bergerac, movie icon Shirley Anne Field who became an overnight star in The Entertainer opposite Sir Laurence Olivier, Antony Costa from chart-topping boy band Blue and Agatha Christie Company stalwart Ben Nealon from ITV’s award winning Soldier Soldier.