Episode Info

Hetty is asked to get the goods on a pyromaniac who's terrorizing his neighborhood, so she poses as the sister of a woman whose car was torched. Her plan: to join the local sewing circle and listen to the gossip. But there's a hitch: She can't sew.


Patricia Routledge
as Hetty Wainthropp
Derek Benfield
as Robert Wainthropp
Dominic Monaghan
as Geoffrey Shawcross
John Graham Davies
as DCI Adams
Lill Roughley
as Maureen O'Callaghan
Darren Tighe
as Lenny Thornber
Paul Popplewell
as Frank Starling
Alicia Eyo
as Trisha Grice
Alan Halsall
as David Hartley
Mary Larkin
as Shirley Griffin
Bill Fellows
as Stan Griffin
Ian Thompson
as Arthur Griffin
Fenella Norman
as Karen Hartley
William Whymper
as Mr. Thornber
Dinah Handley
as Mrs. Thornber
Catherine Terris
as Claire Pilger
Meryl Hampton
as Sandra Smith
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