The Best Episodes Directed by John Glenister

Pursuit by Proxy

#1 - Pursuit by Proxy

Hetty Wainthropp Investigates Season 3 - Episode 6

Hetty represents a neighbour at a creditors' meeting and her agency is asked to find a missing company director and his money.

star 8.97
31 votes
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The Bearded Lady

#2 - The Bearded Lady

Hetty Wainthropp Investigates Season 1 - Episode 1

Hetty Wainthropp is annoyed at the cards she gets celebrating her sixtieth birthday - they all offer her well wishes for "joining the club" of senior citizens and old-age pensioners, even though she's not entitled to a pension. Determined to make something of herself, Hetty gets a job at the local post office, where she discovers her deductive skills, eventually leading to a murder.

star 8.36
50 votes
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A High Profile

#3 - A High Profile

Hetty Wainthropp Investigates Season 1 - Episode 5

A desperate Hetty takes Geoffrey up and down the streets and sidewalks of town advertising the detective agency. This proves to be a wise method of business, as they pick up a client: a woman whose estranged son, who has been diagnosed with schizophrenia, has disappeared from his sheltered housing unit. As Hetty investigates, she discovers that the woman's son, Reg, has had a hard time being accepted by society, as well as his stepfather, who turns out to have been the person who threw Reg into the streets in the first place. As it becomes clear that Reg has gone off his medicine, Hetty finds herself in a race against the clock to try and find the man before he hurts himself or others in his delusional state.

star 8.03
33 votes
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#4 - Childsplay

Hetty Wainthropp Investigates Season 3 - Episode 5

Hetty looks into a case of bullying when her great nephew is suspended from school, after someone plants an Ecstasy tablet in his blazer.

star 7.97
32 votes
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Nothing to Hide

#5 - Nothing to Hide

A Touch of Frost Season 2 - Episode 3

Upon investigation, Frost discovers that the apparently accidental death of a drug addict was actually murder. He also decides to confront an aspect of his own past.

star 7.93
204 votes
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The Dead Don't Steal

#6 - The Dead Don't Steal

Tales of the Unexpected Season 9 - Episode 7

Lilian Brett, a beautiful air hostess, is having an affair with Ken Johnson, the boss of a charter firm. Ken sets up a drug smuggling operation to cover the cost of their affair, but Lillian is in turmoil. She says she wants to end their affair and life of crime, and Ken has to work out what to do about it.

star 7.13
8 votes
Saints and Martyrs

#7 - Saints and Martyrs

The Bill Season 7 - Episode 39

June investigates a break in and thief of a pension book. June is told CPS won't be taking up her assault case so she brings a private summons. Brownlow, surprisingly, defends June at a senior management meeting. Hollis goes to talk to Brownlow about the air conditioner in the custody suite. Tosh goes to talk to the victim and is told that one of the two men was caught dropping maggots out of a tin into the sink. The sick man recognises one of the men.

star 0.00
0 votes