Armchair Thriller: Rachel In Danger

  |  Buy to Own: 21/01/2008
  |  100 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC
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With memorable and unsettling opening credits, 'Armchair Thriller' became a massive hit for Thames Television in the late 1970s and early 1980s. With its trademark ghoulish cliff hangers and iconic theme tune (by Roxy Music's Andy Mackay), this haunting anthology series was an immediate success, its eerie, disturbing tales regularly attracting over 15 million viewers. For many, this series remains a high-watermark of dramatic television and its many frightening and spooky moments are remembered by viewers nearly thirty years after its original transmission. In this 1978 episode Peter Warmington (Neville Jason), recently returned from South America, bumps into an old friend called Juan (Stephen Greif). Unfortunately, Juan is not the friend he seems: he murders Peter, stealing his identity as a means to effect a political assassination. Things are going well and then, unexpectedly, Warmington's estranged, ten-year-old daughter (Delia Low) arrives...