Jemima Shore Investigates (1983) | Stills

Series Cast

Patricia Hodge … Jemima Shore (12 episodes, 1983)
Sally Watts … Cherry Bronson (10 episodes, 1983)
Ian Hendry … Cy (3 episodes, 1983)
Norman Jones … Pompey (3 episodes, 1983)
Kathleen Worth … Mrs. B. / … (3 episodes, 1983)
Donald Burton … Sir Richard Lionel (2 episodes, 1983)
Ken Hutchison … Kevin Athlone (2 episodes, 1983)
Patrick Newell … Jamie (2 episodes, 1983)
Nigel Le Vaillant … Valentine Brighton (2 episodes, 1983)
Graham Seed … Guthrie / … (2 episodes, 1983)
Fiona Victory … Chloe (2 episodes, 1983)
T.R. Bowen … Tom Amyas M.P. (2 episodes, 1983)
Yasmin Pettigrew … Tassie (2 episodes, 1983)
Stephen Mann … Adam (2 episodes, 1983)
Katrine Boorman … Laura (2 episodes, 1983)
Margaret Heald … Girl in lift / … (2 episodes, 1983)

Jemima Shore is a fictional character created by Antonia Fraser, and is portrayed as TV’s consummately professional investigative journalist. She is featured in a series of crime novels.

Novels

Quiet as a Nun (1977)
The Wild Island (1978)
A Splash of Red (1981)
Cool Repentance (1982)
Oxford Blood (1985)
Jemima Shore’s First Case (1986)
Your Royal Hostage (1987)
The Cavalier Case (1990)
Jemima Shore at the Sunny Grave (1991)
Political Death (1995)
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Fraser’s creation has also been the basis of two television series which aired in the United Kingdom: the 1978 Armchair Thriller serial Quiet as a Nun with Maria Aitken as Jemima Shore, and an ongoing series, Jemima Shore Investigates, starring Patricia Hodge in the title role. The series was produced by Thames Television for the ITV network in 1983. One series of twelve episodes was made.