Devices and Desires

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Devices and Desires ★★★ P.D. James: Devices & Desires 1991

Typically complicated mystery adapted from the novel by P.D. James. Scotland Yard Commander Adam Dalgliesh (Marsden) is on holiday on the east coast of England where, of course, there's blackmail, murder, suicide, and trouble at a nearby nuclear power station for him to contend with. Made for TV; on six cassettes. 312m/C VHS . GB Roy Marsden, Susannah York, Gemma Jones, James Faulkner, Tony Haygarth, Tom Georgeson, Tom Chadbon, Nicola Cowper, Suzan Crowley, Robert Hines, Harry Burton, Helena Michell; D: John Davies; W: Thomas Ellice. TV