by Patrick Hamilton
April 1980
~ Directed by Margaret Lickman ~

This classic Victorian thriller was first produced in 1935. Jack Manningham is slowly, deliberately driving his wife, Bella, insane. He has almost succeeded when help arrives in the form of a former detective, Rough, who believes Manningham to be a thief and murderer. Aided by Bella, Rough proves Manningham's true identity and finally Bella achieves a few moments of sweet revenge for the suffering inflicted on her.

Margaret HakanssonMrs Manningham
Barry LeeMr Manningham
Gerry JanesInspector Rough
Maisie DittonElizabeth
Pippa CookeNancy
Donald OlsenPoliceman