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Shroud for a Nightingale (1984–1984)

TV Mini-series | 50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

When a student nurse with a penchant for petty blackmail is lethally poisoned during a routine procedure, Commander Dalgliesh and Inspector Massingham have to discover which, of the many guilty secrets held by the staff and students at ...See moreWhen a student nurse with a penchant for petty blackmail is lethally poisoned during a routine procedure, Commander Dalgliesh and Inspector Massingham have to discover which, of the many guilty secrets held by the staff and students at Nightingale House, was a strong enough motive for murder. See less
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Mar 9, 1984 (United Kingdom)

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34 cast members
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Roy Marsden
Adam Dalgliesh Adam Dalgliesh   See fewer
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Joss Ackland
Stephen Courtney-Briggs, surgeon Stephen Courtney-Briggs, surgeon   See fewer
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Sheila Allen
Matron Mary Taylor Matron Mary Taylor   See fewer
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Liz Fraser
Sister Mavis Gearing Sister Mavis Gearing   See fewer
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Thelma Whiteley
Sister Ethel Brumfett Sister Ethel Brumfett   See fewer
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Andree Evans
Sister Hilda Rolfe Sister Hilda Rolfe   See fewer
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John Vine
DS John Massingham DS John Massingham   See fewer
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Rosalyn Elvin
Madeleine Goodall Madeleine Goodall   See fewer
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Natalie Ogle
Christine Dakers Christine Dakers   See fewer
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Judi Maynard
Julia Pardoe Julia Pardoe   See fewer
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Sarah Thomas
Maureen Burt Maureen Burt   See fewer
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Marcia Tucker
Shirley Dalston Shirley Dalston   See fewer
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John Pennington
Len Morris Len Morris   See fewer
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Nicholas Coppin
Sergeant McPherson Sergeant McPherson   See fewer
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Annette Robertson
Morag Smith Morag Smith   See fewer
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Graham Faulkner
Staff Nurse Staff Nurse   See fewer
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Margaret Whiting
Delia Dettinger Delia Dettinger   See fewer
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Eleanor David
Jo Fallon Jo Fallon   See fewer
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Forbes Collins
Chief Superintendent Bailey Chief Superintendent Bailey   See fewer
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Robin Kermode
Arnold Dowson Arnold Dowson   See fewer
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Lennard Pearce
Mr. Coles Mr. Coles   See fewer
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Ellen Thomas
Staff Nurse Staff Nurse   See fewer
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Richard Marner
Martin Dettinger Martin Dettinger   See fewer
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Adam Bareham
Gerald Sheldon Gerald Sheldon   See fewer
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Buster Merryfield
Sir Miles Honeyman Sir Miles Honeyman   See fewer
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Lynne Pearson
Diane Harper Diane Harper   See fewer
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Deborah Findlay
Heather Pearce Heather Pearce   See fewer
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David Swift
Sir Marcus Cohen Sir Marcus Cohen   See fewer
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Gabrielle Hamilton
B&B Manageress B&B Manageress   See fewer
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Antony Carrick
Official Official   See fewer
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Kim-Maree Thorpe
Delia Dettinger's maid Delia Dettinger's maid   See fewer
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Peter Schofield
Mr. Harper Mr. Harper   See fewer
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Paul Greenhalgh
Hospital Administrator Hospital Administrator   See fewer
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Bryan Matheson
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7.7 / 10 | 262 votes