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The Ice House (TV)


Originally transmitted on BBC1, 5th and 6th April 1997.  A BBC co-production with BBC Worldwide, Showcase Canada & WGBH Boston

In the ten years since her husband David’s disappearance a shadow of suspicion has hung over Phoebe Maybury. Convinced of Phoebe’s guilt, inspector Jack Walsh had mounted an intensive investigation, but in the absence of a corpse the case remained unsolved. When a badly decomposed body is discovered in the abandoned ice house, Walsh is certain his time has come. But as events progress it becomes clear that the dead man’s identity is only one of the many dark secrets waiting to be revealed.

This powerful new BBC TV drama production of Minette Walters’ complex and chilling thriller is guaranteed to perplex the most avid mystery fan.


Starring: Daniel Craig, Penny Downie, Kitty Aldridge, Frances Barber and Corin Redgrave.


Minette Walters is one of England’s best-selling crime writers. She is the author of twelve novels, winning the CWA John...