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The Speaker of Mandarin: Part One 

Having attended a police conference in China Wexford joins a group of British tourists in Hong Kong including former barrister Adam Knighton and his wife Adela, not the most loving of ... See full summary »

Director:

Herbert Wise

Writers:

Trevor Preston, Ruth Rendell (novel)

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
George Baker ... Det. Chief Insp. Reg Wexford
Christopher Ravenscroft ... Det. Insp. Mike Burden
Virginia McKenna ... Milborough Lang
Patrick Drury Patrick Drury ... Chief Supt. Howard Fortune
Norman Rodway ... Adam Knighton
Denyse Alexander Denyse Alexander ... Adela Knighton
Annette Crosbie ... Irene Bell
Kay Tong Lim Kay Tong Lim ... Sung Lao Zhong
Michael Carter ... Lewis Fanning
Marjorie Yates Marjorie Yates ... Hilda Avery
Maggie Steed ... Janine
Frances Cuka ... Lois Knox
Dominic Jephcott ... Gordon Vinald
Helena Michell Helena Michell ... Pandora Vinald
Fiona Walker ... Margery Bauman
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Storyline

Having attended a police conference in China Wexford joins a group of British tourists in Hong Kong including former barrister Adam Knighton and his wife Adela, not the most loving of couples. on return to Kingsmarkham he learns that Mrs. Knighton, who lived nearby,was murdered in an apparent robbery. Burden suspects that an ex-con with a grudge against Mr. Knighton may be responsible but draws blanks. Wexford is convinced that the death is linked to something that happened in China and interrogates the holidaying party. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Genres:

Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 September 1992 (UK) See more »

Filming Locations:

China See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (3 episodes)

Color:

Color
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The character "Miss Elf" is played by Annabelle Lanyon. Annabelle Lanyon played an elf named OONA in Legend (1985) See more »

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