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Pie in the Sky

Devils on Horseback: Part 1 (Season 4, Episode 1)
TV Episode | 49 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

Henry and Margaret spend a day at the races with her new client Bob Bishop, who is resisting a take-over bid for his cider brewery. A mysterious man shadows Henry and then the corpse of stable lad Ben Tucker is found in a horse-box. Bob's ...See moreHenry and Margaret spend a day at the races with her new client Bob Bishop, who is resisting a take-over bid for his cider brewery. A mysterious man shadows Henry and then the corpse of stable lad Ben Tucker is found in a horse-box. Bob's brother Tony owns the stables, which are failing, and he is very curt with Henry when he comes to investigate. On the night he died Ben had argued with another stable lad Jerry Lawless over female jockey Jude O'Brien but he too is murdered and Bob's daughter Liz, another jockey, is found in his caravan with a bag full of bank-notes. Written by don @ minifie-1 See less
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Writers
Richard Maher | Andrew Payne (series created by)
Composer
Cinematographer
Ian Punter (photography)
Casting Director
Production Designer
Status
Edit Released
Updated Sep 15, 1996

Release date
Sep 15, 1996 (United Kingdom)

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22 cast members
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Richard Griffiths
Henry Crabbe Henry Crabbe   See fewer
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Maggie Steed
Margaret Crabbe Margaret Crabbe   See fewer
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Malcolm Sinclair
Freddy Fisher Freddy Fisher   See fewer
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Bella Enahoro
Cambridge Cambridge   See fewer
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Samantha Womack
Nicola (as Samantha Janus) Nicola (as Samantha Janus)   See fewer
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Nicholas Lamont
Gary Palmer Gary Palmer   See fewer
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Nick Raggett
Henderson Henderson   See fewer
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Malcolm Storry
Bob Bishop Bob Bishop   See fewer
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Guy Oliver-Watts
Tony Bishop Tony Bishop   See fewer
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Amelia Curtis
Liz Bishop Liz Bishop   See fewer
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James Cunningham
Jerry Lawless Jerry Lawless   See fewer
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Keeley Hawes
Stella Jackson Stella Jackson   See fewer
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Harry Jones
Tom Carey Tom Carey   See fewer
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Sam Loggin
Jude O'Brien Jude O'Brien   See fewer
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Philip Martin Brown
Chief Inspector Kendon Chief Inspector Kendon   See fewer
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Paul Reynolds
Jason Preece Jason Preece   See fewer
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Jane Wymark
Emma Bishop Emma Bishop   See fewer
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Nicholas McGaughey
Owen Howell Owen Howell   See fewer
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Ian Tucker
Ben Tucker Ben Tucker   See fewer
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Tracey Gardiner
CAD Operator CAD Operator   See fewer
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Mark Kempner
Racecourse Official Racecourse Official   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

7.7 / 10 | 30 votes