Episode 1 - The Message
A blizzard has hit England. In the tiny village of Sittaford, on the fringes of Dartmoor, a party of six is gathered in Sittaford House, home of Captain Trevelyan. He's rented the house out for the winter and is staying in a nearby village. As evening draws in, a séance is proposed. But it reveals something far more sinister than they'd all anticipated...
Episode 2 - An Arrest for Murder
A seance at the remote Sittaford House has revealed the murder of Captain Trevelyan. But who would've killed a man who didn't have an enemy in the world?
Episode 3 - Emily Goes to Work
James Pearson has been arrested for the murder of his uncle, but his fiancee Emily is determined to prove his innocence.
Episode 4 - A Recipe for Ginger Cake
Emily suspects that the Willetts, who've rented Sittaford House, are somehow involved in the murder of Captain Trevelyan. But how can she get into the house?
Episode 5 - The Second Seance
Mr Rycroft decides that only by re-enacting the séance which announced the murder of Captain Trevelyan, will the identity of his killer finally be revealed.
- Melinda Walker as Emily Trefusis
- Stephen Tompkinson as Charles Enderby
- Geoffrey Whitehead as Inspector Narracott
- Norman Bird as Major Burnaby
- Jack May as Ellwood
- David Goudge as Martin Dering
- John Moffatt as Mr Rycroft
- Susan Westerby as Mrs Willett
- Barbara Atkinson as Mrs Curtis
- Nigel Havers as Ronnie Garfield
- Jo Kendall as Mrs Belling
- Victoria Carling as Violet Willett
- Donald Gee as Evans
- Michael Graham Cox as Mr Duke
- Vincent Brimble as Sergeant Pollock & Cabdriver
- Michael Kilgarriff as Dr Warren
- Stephen Garlick as Jim Pearson
- John Gabriel as Kirkwood
- Alice Arnold as Beatrice
- Anna Cropper as Jennifer Gardner
- Susan Sheridan as Sylvia Dering
- Jane Slavin as Maid
- Margaret Courtenay as Caroline Percehouse
- David King as Mr Dacres
- Charles Simpson as Brian Pearson