Melissa (1974)

  • Genre: Drama, Crime, Mystery
  • Creator: Francis Durbridge
  • First Air Date: 1974-12-04
  • Last Air Date: 1974-12-18
  • Total Seasons: 1
  • Total Episodes: 3
  • Status: Ended
  • Episode Runtime: 50 min.
  • Networks: BBC One
  • Director: Peter Moffatt
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Three-part thriller serial by Francis Durbridge. BBC. BAFTA winner Peter Barkworth stars in this captivating BBC murder mystery as Guy Foster, a journalist turned wannabe novelist who finds himself ensnared in a puzzling homicide case when he's framed for the brutal murder of his wife. Facing a life sentence, Guy races against the clock and launches his own investigation into the slaying, only to discover that he's at the center of a twisted web of intrigue and deceit.

  • Keywords: miniseries
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    Melissa Seasons

    Season 1

    First Air Date: 1974-12-04
    3 Episodes

    Melissa Episodes

    Title Air Date Duration
    Season 1Episode 1Part 150 min
    Season 1Episode 2Part 250 min
    Season 1Episode 3Part 350 min
    • Peter Barkworth

      as Guy Foster
    • Ronald Fraser

      as Felix Hepburn
    • Joan Benham

      as Paula Hepburn
    • Philip Voss

      as Det. Chief Insp. Carter
    • Ray Lonnen

      as Don Page
    • Lyndon Brook

      as Dr. Swanley
    • Elizabeth Bell

      as Joyce Dean
    • Moira Redmond

      as Melissa Foster
    Directing Peter Moffatt Director
    Writing Francis Durbridge Writer