Malice Aforethought

Malice Aforethought (2005)

Falling in love with this Doctor could be bad for your health.

  • Genre: Crime, Drama
  • First Air Date: 2005-04-10
  • Last Air Date: 2005-04-11
  • Total Seasons: 1
  • Total Episodes: 2
  • Status: Ended
  • Episode Runtime: 55 min.
  • Networks: ITV1
  • Director: David Blair
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Malice Aforethought is a 2005 ITV drama based on Anthony Berkeley Cox’s 1931 novel of the same name, made by Granada Television. There was an earlier BBC television adaptation of this novel in 1979. Dr. Edmund Bickleigh is married to a particularly overbearing woman who reminds him at every turn that he is living in her house. But the good doctor has outside interests to help him cope.

  • Keywords: poison, based on novel or book, wife murder, 1920s, murder plot, unhappy marriage
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    Malice Aforethought Seasons

    Season 1

    First Air Date: 2005-04-10
    2 Episodes

    Malice Aforethought Episodes

    Title Air Date Duration
    Season 1Episode 1E0145 min
    Season 1Episode 2E0245 min
    Season 1Episode 3E0345 min
    Season 1Episode 4E0445 min
    Season 1Episode 5E0545 min
    Season 1Episode 6E0645 min
    Season 1Episode 7E0745 min
    Season 1Episode 8E0845 min
    Season 1Episode 9E0945 min
    • Ronnie Masterson

      as Miss Janet Wapworthy
    • Phyllis Ryan

      as Miss Adele Peavey
    • Fiona O'Shaughnessy

      as Florence
    • Barbara Flynn

      as Julia Bickleigh
    • Ben Miller

      as Dr. Edmund Bickleigh
    • Megan Dodds

      as Madeleine Cranmere
    • Peter Vaughan

      as Widdicombe
    • Joseph Beattie

      as Denny Bourne
    • Richard Armitage

      as William Chatford
    Writing Andrew Payne Screenplay
    Directing David Blair Director
    Writing Anthony Berkeley Novel
    Production Charles Elton Executive Producer
    Production Morgan O'Sullivan Producer
    Production Rebecca Eaton Executive Producer
    Production Keith Thompson Producer
    Sound Stephen McKeon Original Music Composer
    Camera Ryszard Lenczewski Director of Photography
    Editing Melanie Viner Cuneo Editor
    Production John Hubbard Casting
    Art David Wilson Production Design
    Costume & Make-Up Grania Preston Costume Design
    Costume & Make-Up Rosie Blackmore Makeup Artist
    Costume & Make-Up Sonia Dolan Makeup Artist
    Costume & Make-Up Audrey Doyle Makeup Artist
    Costume & Make-Up Carole Dunne Hairstylist
    Sound Jim Corcoran Sound Recordist
    Sound Ruth Sullivan Foley Artist