Adam (Douglas Hodge) and his best friend Rufus (played by Jeremy Northam) have not seen each other since the summer that Adam inherited his Great Uncle’s country house. When the bodies of a woman and child are discovered in the pet cemetery near Wyvis Hall, they are forced to meet ten years later in order to keep one step ahead of the police.
Which of the women staying at the hall was she, whose child and what part did the childlike Zoe (Saira Todd) have to play?
Adapted by Sandy Welch from the novel of the same name by Ruth Rendell writing as Barbara Vine, this is one of three psychological thrillers adapted for the BBC and is currently available as a box set, together with the other two titles, A Dark Adapted Eye and Gallowglass.
Read Anne’s review of A Fatal Inversion for JeremyNortham.net here.
With thanks to Vicki for the picture of Jeremy Northam as Rufus Fletcher taken from A Fatal Inversion‘s trailer.