Series 1 - Episode 1



The first of a two-part dramatisation of the Daphne du Maurier novel about a woman who marries a rich and handsome man and is subsequently terrorised by Mrs Danvers, a housekeeper obsessed with the memory of his dead first wife Rebecca. The new bride tries to escape the shadow of the deceased woman and begins to unravel the story of her death, but it seems the staff, Rebecca's cousin and even her own husband are all keeping secrets. Diana Rigg, Charles Dance and Emilia Fox star.

Cast & Crew

Maxim de Winter Charles Dance
Mrs Danvers Diana Rigg
Beatrice Geraldine James
Grandma Jean Anderson
Mrs de Winter Emilia Fox
Mrs Van Hopper Faye Dunaway
Jack Favell Jonathan Cake
Frank Crawley Tom Chadbon
Giles Denis Lill
Rebecca Lucy Cohu
Director Jim O'Brien
Dramatised By Arthur Hopcraft
Writer Daphne du Maurier
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