Andrew Wyke is a famous mystery writer whose house reflects
his obsession with games and game playing. He lures his wife’s
lover, Milo Trindle, to the house and convinces him to stage a
robbery of his wife’s jewellery. A proposal that sets off a chain of
events where it’s not clear where Wyke’s imagination ends and
Set in a beauty parlour in Louisianna, 6 ladies face life’s toughest
challenges: the gamut of friendship, marriage, birth and death.
They engage in small town gossip but we see a deep strength
of emotion when one of the group faces a trauma that affects
An unsuccessful inventor has inherited the life interest in a
fortune which reverts to his cousin George Maitland on his
death. Unfortunately the inventor has accrued enormous debts
and as cousin George is thought to have died abroad, the
inventor has the idea of ‘dying’ so he can resurrect himself as his
cousin thus avoiding paying his debts.
Inevitably complications arise!
James Highwood, host of a popular television programme
called ‘British Justice’, is on the stand at the Old Bailey accused
of murdering his mentally disabled child. Highwood refuses
legal representation and conducts his own defence, admitting
responsibility but pleading manslaughter. The question is: did
Highland actually kill his child after all?