Full-cast dramatisations of seven of Ruth Rendell’s tense psychological thrillers.
This collection includes:
The Bridesmaid: a beautiful stone statue and her living double lead Philip into a nightmare of obsession and murder.
Going Wrong: besotted with his childhood sweetheart, Leonora, psychopathic Guy Curran will do anything to make her his.
King Solomons Carpet: Londons Underground links a group of misfit housemates and is the catalyst for a devastating crime in this compelling tale, written under the pseudonym Barbara Vine.
People Dont Do Such Things: a suburban couple befriend a charismatic novelist, but their relationship soon slips into sinister territory.
The Fever Tree: on safari in South Africa, Ford and Tricia find the tensions in their marriage exacerbated by the unforgiving wilderness.
The Dreadful Day of Judgment: clearing up an abandoned cemetery, John, Gilly and Marlons personal demons come to the fore.
Thornapple: poison enthusiast James becomes captivated by the ruthless Meribel on a visit to her wealthy aunt.
Among the casts of these seven suspenseful adaptations are Jamie Glover, Mark Strong, Reece Shearsmith, Paul Rhys, Danny Sapani and Juliet Aubrey.
Narrator: Oona Beeson, Jamie Glover, Peter Wingfield, Rachel Lewis, Laura Pyper, full cast, Paul Rhys, Reece Shearsmith, Michael Maloney
Duration: 6 hours 52 minutes
Released: 19 Jul 2002
Publisher: BBC Digital Audio