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Series 1, Episode 2 - Murder

News beings to circulate throughout the palace that the Comtesse de Vache has lost her entire fortune to the Marquise de Frou Frou in a wager: who between them has the larger cleavage. When the Marquise is discovered murdered - hacked in to fourteen or so pieces - all eyes turn to Colombine as the likeliest suspect.

Broadcast details

Date
1999
Channel
BBC One

Cast & crew

Cast
Dawn French Lisette
Jennifer Saunders Colombine
Adrian Scarborough Bouffant
Alison Steadman Madame de Plonge
Lucy Punch Eveline
Guest cast
Simon Butteriss Coco Lebiche
Jake Nightingale Didier
Nicholas Rowe Julian Desire
Linda Spurrier 1st Aristocratic Woman
Margaret Whiting (as Maggie Whiting) 2nd Aristocratic Woman
Writing team
Peter Learmouth Writer
Production team
Christine Gernon Director
Christopher Skala Producer
Jon Plowman Executive Producer
Peter Bennett-Jones Executive Producer
Peter Learmouth Associate Producer
Rachel Salter Line Producer
Mark Lawrence Editor
Dennis De Groot Production Designer
Debbie McWilliams Casting Director
Sarah Burns Costume Designer
Lynda Armstrong Make-up Designer
Chris Kempton Lighting Designer
Will Charles Lighting Designer
Nick Bic√Ęt Composer
Sally Cooper Production Manager
Peter Learmouth Creator

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