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Devices and Desires (1991–1991)

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

Whilst on holiday on the English coast in Norfolk, Commander Adam Dalgliesh becomes embroiled in the hunt for the serial killer - The Whistler - amidst a backdrop of mystery and intrigue surrounding the running of a local nuclear power station.
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Jan 4, 1991 (United Kingdom)

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61 cast members
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Roy Marsden
Commander Adam Dalgliesh Commander Adam Dalgliesh   See fewer
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Susannah York
Meg Dennison Meg Dennison   See fewer
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Gemma Jones
Alice Mair Alice Mair   See fewer
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James Faulkner
Dr. Alex Mair Dr. Alex Mair   See fewer
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Tony Haygarth
Chief Inspector Terry Rickards Chief Inspector Terry Rickards   See fewer
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Tom Chadbon
Miles Lessingham Miles Lessingham   See fewer
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Lisa Ellis
Theresa Blaney Theresa Blaney   See fewer
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Tom Georgeson
Ryan Blaney Ryan Blaney   See fewer
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Nicola Cowper
Amy Camm Amy Camm   See fewer
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Robert Hines
Neil Pascoe Neil Pascoe   See fewer
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Jamie Newall
Jonathan Reeves Jonathan Reeves   See fewer
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Helena Michell
Caroline Amphlett Caroline Amphlett   See fewer
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Al Ashton
Det Sgt Stuart 'Jumbo' Oliphant Det Sgt Stuart 'Jumbo' Oliphant   See fewer
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Harry Burton
Dr. Toby Gledhill Dr. Toby Gledhill   See fewer
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Benedict Martin
Det Con Price Det Con Price   See fewer
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Paul Hargreaves
Neville Potter Neville Potter   See fewer
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John Judd
George Jago George Jago   See fewer
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Richard Hastings
Timmy Camm Timmy Camm   See fewer
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Nathan Deakin
Anthony Blaney Anthony Blaney   See fewer
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Amanda Smith
Maeve Blaney Maeve Blaney   See fewer
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Georgina Smith
Marie Blaney Marie Blaney   See fewer
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Suzan Crowley
Hilary Robarts Hilary Robarts   See fewer
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Mitzi Rogers
Doris Jago Doris Jago   See fewer
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Simon Cook
Patrick Mitchell Patrick Mitchell   See fewer
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Cherith Mellor
Grace Mitchell Grace Mitchell   See fewer
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Ralph Michael
Reverend Copley Reverend Copley   See fewer
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Aimée Delamain
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Amanda Royle
Susie Rickards Susie Rickards   See fewer
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Robert Cotton
Norman Baldwin Norman Baldwin   See fewer
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Ingrid Statman
Christine Baldwin Christine Baldwin   See fewer
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Philip Dunbar
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Sheila Burrell
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Robert Alexander
Colin Lomas Colin Lomas   See fewer
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Robert Lang
Jonah the Tramp Jonah the Tramp   See fewer
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Robert Blythe
Bill Harding Bill Harding   See fewer
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David Henry
Clifford Sowerby Clifford Sowerby   See fewer
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Bill Rourke
Peters Peters   See fewer
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Stephen Boswell
Daft Billy Daft Billy   See fewer
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Daniel Strauss
Bill Carter Bill Carter   See fewer
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Murray Hockridge
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Alwyne Taylor
Joy Carter Joy Carter   See fewer
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Sophie Ashton
Valerie Mitchell Valerie Mitchell   See fewer
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Michael Harbour
Charlie Walters Charlie Walters   See fewer
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Colin Rix
Henry Reeves Henry Reeves   See fewer
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Patricia Kane
Lilian Potter Lilian Potter   See fewer
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Sarah James
Shirley Coles Shirley Coles   See fewer
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Dr. Entwhistle Dr. Entwhistle   See fewer
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Claire Vousden
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Young Alice Mair Young Alice Mair   See fewer
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7.4 / 10 | 267 votes