The Smallest of Things Father Brown


The Smallest of Things

Period drama series. Past and present collide when Father Brown investigates the macabre world of dollhouse crime scenes.


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MUSIC BOX PLAYS

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I do hope I get to see her workshop.

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Anyone would think you're about to have an audience with the Pope.

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Champagne?

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Well, I'll admit to being a little...

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-Giddy?

-Enthused.

-Hm!

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What are you doing here?

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Nobody's died, have they?

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This is an official constabulary event, Father.

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I doubt you'll get in without a...

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-Signed by Agnes Lesser.

-Ah!

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Who?

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The woman you're here to honour.

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To be honest, I'm just here for the food and booze.

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And why does that not surprise me?

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Chief Inspector.

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Still a disgrace to the service.

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At least you can't do much harm, out here in the sticks.

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Oh, I'll be forever grateful for the transfer, sir.

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You do know it's a formal event?

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I've seen vagabonds look more sharp.

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-Sergeant.

-Sir.

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My old boss from Durham.

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-He's a complete...

-CORK POPS

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Pardon my French.

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I still don't understand what all this fuss is about.

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What do you mean?

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That woman getting a commendation from the constabulary. And for what?

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For building doll's houses?

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How is that supposed to help the police catch criminals?

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Holy Mother of God!

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They're amazing!

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Doll's houses are supposed to be, well, lovely little pictures

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of domestic bliss.

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Not these bloodbaths.

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What kind of a sick mind could come up with something like this, hmm?

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My daughter's.

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Oh, well, of course, they are, er, well put together.

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Don't worry, most civilians react the same way -

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my wife included.

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But, I can personally attest that, as a teaching tool in the art of

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crime detection, they're remarkable.

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Still, darling, don't you worry?

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Why?

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Hardly a normal hobby, is it?

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I think they're beautiful.

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And so sad.

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Each tableaux, a story of human suffering...

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..in such detail!

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Ah! The guest of honour.

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Thank you very much.

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I'm not going to make any long-winded speeches

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and I don't expect any of you to, either.

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I mean it.

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But, I do appreciate my father awarding me...

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Not me, my dear. The constabulary.

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I assure everyone, there's not a whiff of nepotism about this.

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..the constabulary awarding me with a...

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Sorry, what was it called again?

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A Chief Constable Certification of Commendation.

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Oh, you have one of those!

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A true honour and one that I share wholeheartedly with my carpenter,

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Daniel Abeson, without whose expert craftsmanship none of

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my dioramas would be possible.

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Thank you.

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Now don't stand on ceremony. Please enjoy yourselves

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-and thank you again.

-Hear, hear!

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Father Brown, thank you for coming.

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Oh...

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No, on the contrary, I was honoured and, erm...

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..slightly bewildered at your invitation.

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May I speak to you for a moment?

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Of course.

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We should probably get one thing out of the way first.

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-What's that?

-I'm an atheist.

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Well, I won't hold that against you.

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Thank you.

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Erm, so you haven't invited me here for religious instruction.

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I suppose you know you have something of a reputation.

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For good works, I hope.

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Well, I'd say catching murderers is good works.

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Well, I prefer to think of it as saving souls.

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And the thrill of the chase?

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The intellectual challenge?

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The exhilaration of connecting the clues?

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Agnes,

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have you invited me here to help you solve a murder?

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I want to show you something.

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Oh, I'm so sorry darling.

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Margaret, can you do your job properly, please?

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Bring up some extra crates of Champagne from the pantry.

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Yes, ma'am.

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Quite the little madam!

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What?

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I heard that she used to pose for a certain type of magazine.

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You know what they say about idle tongues, don't you?

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That they ought to be cut off.

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I don't believe they say anything of the sort.

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It's what I say.

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It's like looking behind the magician's curtain.

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If the magician's a grisly-minded ghoul.

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Is that how you see yourself?

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No, but...

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But what?

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Well, death's always had its shadow over this family.

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My little sister, Violet.

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She drowned a year after this photograph was taken.

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And then my mother, ten years ago. fell down the stairs.

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It wasn't long after that I started working on the dioramas.

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A kind of therapy, I suppose.

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Speaking for the dead.

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Giving the victims a voice.

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MUSIC BOX STARTS PLAYING

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Belonged to my mother.

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She used to let me and Violet play with it.

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It sounds like it needs a spot of oil.

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I've gotten used to its little creaks and cranks.

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It's almost like they've become part of its personality.

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Is that what you wanted to show me?

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No.

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"The Woman On The Stairs".

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My mother.

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So, this is where you've all been hiding.

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My God.

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What have you done?

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I want to know what really happened.

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You know what happened.

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It was an accident.

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Well, we'll soon find out what a roomful of professionals

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have to say, won't we?

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This is a disgrace to your mother's memory.

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I'm not disgracing her. I'm honouring her.

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Did you know about this?

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She had no help from me.

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This is all her own work.

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Agnes, I assure you, I thoroughly investigated your mother's

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tragic death at the time of the incident.

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Maybe you made a mistake, sir.

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What did you say?

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Maybe you've had a bit too much to drink, sir.

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I said maybe you made a mistake.

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Gentlemen, please.

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Let's listen to what Agnes has to say.

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Victim, Florence Lesser, 48.

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Witness, Wilbur Lesser, husband.

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Mr Lesser reported that at 1.20AM,

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his wife rose from bed to fetch a glass of water

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and tripped down the stairs,

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cutting her head on the banister,

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simultaneously cracking her skull and breaking her neck.

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This is sick.

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So, please, your observations?

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Er...

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What are these lines?

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Height lines. Me and my sister.

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Our mother used to draw them in every year, until...

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..she didn't.

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Well, don't just stand there like lemmings.

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Look at the diorama.

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Study it. Tell me what you see.

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Well, if you don't think she fell, then what?

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She was pushed.

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Exactly.

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Look at the blood spatter.

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It suggests force, speed. A fall wouldn't do that.

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And who pushed her? Me?

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You had reason.

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Nothing happened between me and Wilbur until after your mother...

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Oh, please!

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I'd like to ask our guests to kindly return to the buffet.

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Not until they've had a chance to fully study...

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Enough!

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You're deluded and obsessed.

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Stop this!

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Please!

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-What's the matter?

-Nothing.

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Only you seem...

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I'm quite fine, Father.

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Thank you.

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Oh, Agnes.

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What do you think?

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Am I deluded?

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So blinded by grief that I can't face the truth?

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My mother's death was nothing more than a stupid accident.

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An almost trivial thing.

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No drama or intrigue.

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Worst of all, no-one to blame.

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I think you should talk to Chief Inspector Webb.

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But I've tried countless times.

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Try again.

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I think he's seen something in your diorama.

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WOMAN SCREAMS

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I want to be kept abreast of all of your findings.

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I'll need statements from all the guests.

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You can't take charge of this investigation.

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You're a witness.

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And a suspect.

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With all due respect, sir, she's right.

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We'll have to call someone in from Scotland Yard.

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Given your antagonism towards the victim just before he was killed,

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I'm not surprised you'd rather delay the investigation.

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I hated the bloke, but I didn't want him dead.

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That's a carpenter's awl.

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I left it here this morning, when I was making alterations

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to the dioramas.

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Anyone could've picked it up.

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What's that in his hand?

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I can barely make it out.

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"Starbright Washing Powder".

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I use that detergent.

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Don't worry, I don't think that makes you a suspect.

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It's from the newspaper.

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The fragment from the miniature newspaper from the diorama.

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He must've taken it.

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I'll go and check, sir.

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What was in this paper?

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It was a mock-up of the Kembleford Gazette,

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the one my mother was reading the night she died.

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I had the printing press reproduce the exact copy

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on the front and back pages.

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Detail is everything.

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Always.

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No.

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It's gone.

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HE CLEARS HIS THROAT

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I think that we can deduce that the chief inspector

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was gripping the paper when he died.

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Which strongly suggests his murder is somehow connected

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to your wife's death, and therefore nothing to do with me.

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That's a blood stain.

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Whose coat is this?

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This is a set-up!

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I'm so sorry, sir.

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I take it you don't think for an instant that Inspector Mallory is...

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Of course not.

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Then the next thing we need to do...

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..is find the original newspaper that the miniature was based upon.

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-Do you still have it?

-Yes, sir.

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Well, you're going to need my help.

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We don't mind doing a bit of snooping around.

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Oh, erm, don't worry.

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You two both go home, have a nice cup of tea.

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So, what do you see?

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Nothing odd.

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Then, why steal the miniature?

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Because, presumably, there's something in it

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that's not in its life-size counterpart.

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Well, I made that miniature.

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If there was a clue, I would've seen it.

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I don't doubt your acuity, but we all have our blind spots.

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What do you two think you're doing?

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Detective games?

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Amateur sleuths?

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A waste of time.

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And why's that?

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Because there's nothing to find.

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It was an accident,

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just like everyone says.

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Yes, well, that may be true of Florence,

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but not of the chief inspector.

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Which means it might be connected to my mother's murder.

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It wasn't murder.

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I should know.

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I was there.

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I see.

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-And did you see Agnes's mother's fall?

-Heard it.

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Found her at the foot of the stairs,

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ran and got Wilbur, he got an ambulance,

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but she was already...

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And yet, strangely, you didn't wake me up, did you?

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Why was that?

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I told you at the time, I wanted...

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I didn't want to upset you.

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An excuse that sounds as weak now as it did then.

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There's nothing weak about wanting to protect you.

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I was outside smoking a cigarette.

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I heard a scream, I came running, like everyone else.

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And yet, no-one saw you.

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There was no-one else there.

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That's unfortunate, isn't it?

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It's also beside the point.

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You have no right to be investigating this murder.

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It's like your daughter said,

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you're just as much a suspect as...

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There's blood on your coat.

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Planted there.

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And you have no alibi.

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As far as I'm concerned, that's more than enough to charge you.

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What do you mean, protect me?

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Protect me from what?

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Why didn't you ask me to help build your mother's diorama?

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Because you thought I might have done it?

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And I had reason, didn't I?

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That's why you ended things.

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It had nothing to do with you respecting her final wishes.

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It was because you thought I might have killed her.

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You had the strongest motive.

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Meaning what?

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You know what I mean.

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I want to hear you say it.

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Love.

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That hasn't changed.

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Father, your surveillance skills leave a lot to be desired.

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It's the hat.

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Sometimes I forget to take it off.

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I suppose you have some questions.

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One or two, yes.

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My mother forbade it.

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An immigrant carpenter?

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Jesus was a carpenter.

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Let's just say she wasn't progressively minded.

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I was still going to marry him, though.

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I didn't care.

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I loved him.

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And then, your mother was killed.

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After that, how could I go through with it?

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Did she know Daniel was in your room that night?

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We were careful.

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She could have discovered him while you were asleep.

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He got up to use the water closet

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and there was an altercation.

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A plausible theory.

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One that I've had myself.

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And yet, you continue to work with him.

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Keep your enemies close.

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I don't believe that's the truth.

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You still love him.

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It's a purely professional relationship now.

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That's not what I saw.

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Father, I didn't invite you to investigate my personal life.

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Agnes, that's exactly what you did.

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Murder does not exist in a vacuum,

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and the stories in your dioramas testify to that.

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CAR DOOR CLOSING

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Well?

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I've charged him.

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Let me talk to your father.

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Fresh pair of eyes, new perspective. That's what you want, isn't it?

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What can I do for you, Father?

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I just wanted to congratulate you on the apprehension of the killer.

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Thank you.

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I imagine that the evidence against Inspector Mallory must be

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quite overwhelming, for you to have charged him so quickly.

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I've heard about you.

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The sleuthing priest.

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Quite endearing, really.

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Well, murder's not endearing.

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You don't have to tell me that.

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My job isn't exactly a walk through a rose-garden.

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I see human wickedness,

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and whatever my disagreements with Inspector Mallory...

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..I have not seen that wickedness within him.

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A pure soul?

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Not entirely.

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But not murderous.

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Father, I don't know how many officers have told you to

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keep your nose out in your time...

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Words to that effect have been spoken before.

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..but I mean it, when I say it.

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I won't tolerate obstruction of justice and any such behaviour

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will be met with the full force of the law.

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Thank you, sir.

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And, er, once again...

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..congratulations.

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CLOCK CHIMES

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Are you sure you want me to pursue this?

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Perhaps it's better left to someone else.

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I want to follow the truth,

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no matter where it leads.

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Agnes...

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What is it?

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Someone has filled in your little sister's height lines.

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Violet.

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She's even wearing the summer dress she had on the day she drowned.

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Who would do something like this?

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And why?

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What are you looking at me for?

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The craftsmanship of the doll.

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Why would I do this?

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I think it's obvious what's going on.

0:22:460:22:48

I don't understand why none of you are saying it.

0:22:480:22:51

It's Violet's ghost.

0:22:540:22:55

Don't look at me like I'm stupid. I mean, look at it!

0:22:560:23:00

Drawing in her own height lines, like she thinks she's still alive.

0:23:000:23:03

A lost soul.

0:23:050:23:06

If we rule out the supernatural connection -

0:23:070:23:12

just for a moment - then that inevitably draws us to

0:23:120:23:15

the conclusion that somebody set the scene as some sort of message.

0:23:150:23:19

Saying what?

0:23:200:23:21

A connection is being made between Florence's fall down the stairs

0:23:220:23:28

and Violet's death.

0:23:280:23:30

That's ridiculous. The only killer in this case is Inspector Mallory

0:23:300:23:33

and I've no doubt he'll hang for what he's done.

0:23:330:23:35

In the meantime,

0:23:380:23:39

I believe the time for house guests is well and truly over.

0:23:390:23:42

May I join you?

0:23:520:23:53

I thought my husband ordered you out.

0:23:550:23:57

DOOR CLOSING

0:23:570:23:59

He did.

0:24:000:24:01

Which means, I need to get straight to the point.

0:24:070:24:09

You know that Inspector Mallory's innocent, don't you?

0:24:120:24:16

What makes you say that?

0:24:160:24:17

I'm not accusing you of killing Detective Chief Inspector Webb.

0:24:190:24:23

Then, what?

0:24:230:24:24

I'm accusing you of concealing Inspector Mallory's innocence.

0:24:240:24:28

I suspect it's something personal.

0:24:300:24:32

Do all priests read minds, Father?

0:24:360:24:38

No.

0:24:390:24:40

I was so pretty,

0:24:430:24:44

so young.

0:24:440:24:45

Do you know, the camera adored me?

0:24:470:24:49

Everyone did.

0:24:490:24:51

Now...

0:24:510:24:52

Now, what?

0:24:540:24:55

I feel like I'm becoming invisible.

0:24:570:24:59

Tell me what happened.

0:25:020:25:03

I was in the bathroom, fixing my hair,

0:25:080:25:10

and I could see Inspector Mallory through the window, smoking.

0:25:100:25:14

He noticed me.

0:25:180:25:19

I acted like I hadn't seen him.

0:25:220:25:24

And then, I...

0:25:260:25:27

I don't know why I did it, exactly.

0:25:330:25:34

What was I thinking?

0:25:370:25:38

What does that say about me?

0:25:410:25:42

WOMAN SCREAMS

0:25:440:25:45

It says you want what everyone wants.

0:25:490:25:51

To be loved.

0:25:530:25:54

To be wanted.

0:25:560:25:57

To be seen.

0:25:570:25:58

Thank you, Father.

0:26:010:26:02

However...

0:26:050:26:06

..that leaves you with a difficult, ethical obligation.

0:26:080:26:12

What are you talking about?

0:26:120:26:14

You are Inspector Mallory's only alibi.

0:26:140:26:16

The only person who can exonerate him.

0:26:160:26:19

You want me to tell my husband that I practically did

0:26:200:26:23

a striptease in front of one of his colleagues?

0:26:230:26:25

I'm not saying the conversation won't be awkward,

0:26:270:26:30

but if you don't have it,

0:26:300:26:34

he will hang.

0:26:340:26:35

You whore.

0:26:410:26:42

There's no need for that.

0:26:450:26:46

-I thought I'd told you to leave.

-And what about you?

0:26:470:26:50

Leching after everything in sight.

0:26:510:26:53

Getting too old for you, am I?

0:26:530:26:57

It's like Father Brown said.

0:26:570:26:59

I'm invisible to you.

0:26:590:27:00

Well, no, I didn't quite...

0:27:030:27:06

You told her what?

0:27:060:27:08

All I did was advise her to tell the truth.

0:27:100:27:13

Sometimes, it has a way of setting you free.

0:27:140:27:18

Free.

0:27:200:27:21

Exactly.

0:27:220:27:24

I'm leaving you.

0:27:250:27:26

Good to have you back, sir.

0:27:400:27:41

Just because you're off the hook for murder doesn't mean I won't

0:27:410:27:44

see you charged as a Peeping Tom.

0:27:440:27:45

PHONE RINGS

0:27:450:27:46

In my defence,

0:27:460:27:48

she made it very difficult not to look.

0:27:480:27:50

Erm, Scotland Yard, sir.

0:27:520:27:55

An officer's on his way to take over the case.

0:27:550:27:57

What are you doing here?

0:28:020:28:04

Erm, I convinced Mrs Lesser to come forward.

0:28:040:28:07

Oh.

0:28:090:28:10

Then, I suppose I owe you...

0:28:100:28:12

A debt...of gratitude?

0:28:120:28:15

Yes.

0:28:150:28:16

It's uncanny how accurate Agnes Lesser's diorama is.

0:28:200:28:25

As if she's got a photographic memory.

0:28:280:28:29

But there's nothing here that suggests Florence Lesser

0:28:290:28:32

was murdered.

0:28:320:28:33

Erm...

0:28:360:28:37

What?

0:28:380:28:39

The miniature newspaper.

0:28:390:28:41

Whatever's in there is the key.

0:28:410:28:43

And I think I know where it is.

0:28:460:28:47

My umbrella!

0:28:520:28:54

What do you hope to find?

0:28:580:28:59

The miniature newspaper, sir.

0:29:000:29:02

Where is it?

0:29:040:29:05

How should I know?

0:29:050:29:06

Arms, please.

0:29:080:29:09

I've obliged you far enough.

0:29:090:29:11

Until you can obtain a search warrant, I'm ordering you

0:29:110:29:13

off the premises.

0:29:130:29:14

You killed her, didn't you?

0:29:140:29:16

I won't dignify that with an answer.

0:29:160:29:18

What do we do now then, sir?

0:29:230:29:24

We put our feet up.

0:29:250:29:27

Scotland Yard can take it from here.

0:29:270:29:28

It wasn't in his desk.

0:29:420:29:43

As I suspected.

0:29:430:29:45

But don't worry,

0:29:450:29:46

I've organised a search party.

0:29:460:29:48

We got your SOS.

0:29:520:29:53

Now that we're deemed worthy to be here.

0:29:560:29:59

Mrs McCarthy, Bunty,

0:29:590:30:01

thank you for coming to our aid.

0:30:010:30:03

Wouldn't miss it for the world.

0:30:030:30:04

I don't understand why you still think it's in the house.

0:30:040:30:07

Surely, he would've burnt it by now?

0:30:070:30:08

It was the way he looked at it.

0:30:080:30:10

It meant something to him.

0:30:100:30:12

He couldn't have destroyed it, even if he wanted to.

0:30:120:30:14

And how are we supposed to find something so tiny in a house so big?

0:30:140:30:18

We'll split up.

0:30:200:30:21

Where is your father?

0:30:210:30:22

He's in the garden, having another drink.

0:30:220:30:24

And where is his wife?

0:30:240:30:26

She's packed her things and gone.

0:30:260:30:28

Good for her.

0:30:280:30:29

I want to show you something.

0:30:330:30:34

In the photograph,

0:30:400:30:41

your mother's hand is parallel with her face,

0:30:410:30:44

and is touching the bloodstain,

0:30:440:30:46

but in the diorama, her hand is pointing towards the table.

0:30:460:30:51

But I got everything else right.

0:30:510:30:52

True.

0:30:560:30:57

Maybe somebody moved her arm before or after the photograph was taken?

0:30:580:31:03

Either way, all I can tell you is this - that's how I remember it.

0:31:030:31:06

Father, it's Mrs McCarthy!

0:32:240:32:26

She's trapped, hiding from Wilbur.

0:32:260:32:28

In plain sight.

0:32:310:32:32

What does it mean?

0:32:340:32:36

SHE SOBS

0:32:570:32:58

My God, you're like a bad penny.

0:33:170:33:18

You killed Chief Inspector Webb,

0:33:200:33:22

and then planted blood on Inspector Mallory's coat, didn't you?

0:33:220:33:26

Not to protect yourself, but to protect the real culprit

0:33:260:33:28

Mea culpa, mea culpa, mea culpa.

0:33:320:33:36

"My fault".

0:33:360:33:37

It's Agnes's writing, isn't it?

0:33:370:33:39

But she has no memory of writing in the miniature.

0:33:410:33:46

And I suspect she has no memory of several other things, too.

0:33:460:33:50

You don't know what you're talking about.

0:33:500:33:52

You can't keep running away from this.

0:33:520:33:54

Mr Lesser!

0:33:540:33:55

MUSIC BOX PLAYING

0:33:590:34:00

I managed to escape.

0:34:020:34:03

I can see that.

0:34:030:34:04

It's all right. We found it.

0:34:040:34:06

Thank God for that.

0:34:060:34:07

CHILD-LIKE SINGING

0:34:070:34:09

What's that sound?

0:34:100:34:11

Is it someone singing?

0:34:140:34:16

Agnes?

0:34:190:34:20

-IN A CHILD'S VOICE:

-Do you want to play with me?

0:34:230:34:25

We could go swimming.

0:34:280:34:29

I like swimming.

0:34:310:34:33

Agnes, what is going on?

0:34:330:34:35

I'm not Agnes, silly.

0:34:380:34:40

I'm Violet.

0:34:510:34:52

Be careful of Agnes.

0:34:550:34:57

Why's that?

0:34:570:34:58

She killed me.

0:35:020:35:04

Agnes!

0:35:040:35:05

-NORMAL VOICE:

-What just happened?

0:35:070:35:09

You were acting like...

0:35:090:35:10

Like what?

0:35:100:35:11

Like you were a little girl.

0:35:110:35:14

You said your name was Violet.

0:35:140:35:16

What?

0:35:160:35:17

This may seem indelicate, but I think you should see a psychiatrist.

0:35:180:35:22

You killed an innocent man.

0:35:560:35:58

You have to face up to that, if nothing else.

0:35:580:36:00

You have no evidence.

0:36:000:36:02

I know why you couldn't destroy the newspaper.

0:36:020:36:04

Because what she wrote was part of herself, a part that knew

0:36:060:36:09

what she'd done, that wanted to confess and say sorry.

0:36:090:36:13

How could I destroy that?

0:36:160:36:17

What's the matter with her?

0:36:190:36:20

It's a fugue state she goes into.

0:36:220:36:25

It's some form of multiple-personality disorder.

0:36:250:36:28

The first time it happened was when she was ten years old.

0:36:280:36:31

Violet's death.

0:36:320:36:33

Florence and I discovered them in the river.

0:36:350:36:37

Agnes...

0:36:390:36:40

..holding Violet's head underwater.

0:36:420:36:45

Oh.

0:36:450:36:46

We pulled Agnes away.

0:36:470:36:49

She seemed almost catatonic.

0:36:490:36:51

And then, moments later, she came round,

0:36:520:36:56

started screaming when she saw what had happened.

0:36:560:37:00

No memory that she'd done it herself.

0:37:020:37:03

Why didn't you get her help?

0:37:060:37:08

What kind of help, hmm?

0:37:090:37:10

Locked up in an institution? Lobotomised?

0:37:110:37:14

Besides, we hoped it was a one-off,

0:37:150:37:17

some, sort of, strange, psychological anomaly, until...

0:37:170:37:23

..ten years ago.

0:37:250:37:26

Your wife's death.

0:37:290:37:30

Florence got out of bed, just as I said,

0:37:370:37:40

but when she got to the stairwell, Agnes was there.

0:37:400:37:43

Only...

0:37:450:37:46

.. it wasn't Agnes.

0:37:470:37:48

Agnes?

0:37:500:37:52

Agnes?

0:37:530:37:54

Wilbur!

0:37:570:37:58

We hoped to get her to the safety of her room.

0:38:000:38:03

Mummy, why didn't you save me?

0:38:050:38:08

Why did you let her drown me?

0:38:100:38:12

What?

0:38:130:38:14

Why didn't you save me?!

0:38:140:38:16

MUM SCREAMS

0:38:160:38:17

We put her to bed.

0:38:260:38:27

She woke up when the ambulance arrived, distraught.

0:38:270:38:30

No memory of what she'd done.

0:38:320:38:34

I convinced Daniel it was an accident,

0:38:370:38:41

for Agnes's sake.

0:38:410:38:42

It's all been for Agnes's sake.

0:38:450:38:47

And what about the people she killed?

0:38:480:38:50

And the innocent man you killed to protect her?

0:38:520:38:56

It's time to face the truth.

0:38:560:38:58

She is a danger to herself and other people.

0:38:580:39:01

Father!

0:39:020:39:03

Father!

0:39:040:39:06

It's Agnes.

0:39:070:39:08

I don't think she's herself.

0:39:080:39:10

Agnes?

0:39:140:39:15

What's going on?

0:39:170:39:18

She's been leaving herself clues from the very start

0:39:200:39:22

and this is the biggest one.

0:39:220:39:24

If she's realised.

0:39:260:39:27

Agnes?

0:39:310:39:32

Agnes!

0:39:330:39:34

Agnes.

0:39:490:39:50

I remember it.

0:39:500:39:51

I remember it all.

0:39:530:39:54

My mother.

0:39:560:39:57

My sister.

0:39:590:40:00

What am I?

0:40:030:40:04

You're someone who needs help.

0:40:070:40:08

Agnes, please...

0:40:100:40:11

This is not the way out,

0:40:150:40:16

no matter how dark things may seem

0:40:160:40:19

at the moment.

0:40:190:40:21

There's something...

0:40:210:40:22

..evil inside me.

0:40:230:40:25

You're not evil.

0:40:250:40:26

You're unwell.

0:40:280:40:29

And beneath the illness, there is good.

0:40:310:40:33

-Good?!

-Why else would you make a confession?

0:40:350:40:39

You positioned your mother's arm in the diorama to point at

0:40:410:40:44

the newspaper, because you knew that the chief inspector would notice

0:40:440:40:48

the discrepancy, find the newspaper...

0:40:480:40:51

..and see this.

0:40:540:40:55

Because of what you've done...

0:41:000:41:02

..you desperately seek redemption.

0:41:040:41:07

There's no redemption for me, Father.

0:41:070:41:09

There's only what I've done. The acts I've committed.

0:41:100:41:14

I told you I wanted to follow the truth,

0:41:140:41:17

no matter where it leads. And this is where it's led.

0:41:170:41:20

I have to accept that.

0:41:200:41:22

And for the protection of others,

0:41:220:41:23

I have to do the only thing that's right.

0:41:230:41:25

Agnes!

0:41:250:41:27

Just let me go, Father!

0:41:270:41:29

If you let go,

0:41:290:41:32

you will pull me over.

0:41:320:41:34

You're being selfish!

0:41:340:41:35

-No, I'm not.

-She's here!

0:41:360:41:38

MUSIC BOX PLAYS

0:41:590:42:01

Good news about your father.

0:42:090:42:11

He was given a custodial sentence.

0:42:110:42:13

The judge took into account his advancing years

0:42:130:42:16

and his decades of public service.

0:42:160:42:18

He escaped the noose.

0:42:210:42:22

Thank God.

0:42:250:42:26

I thought you were an atheist?

0:42:280:42:29

It was a figure of speech.

0:42:310:42:32

Hmm.

0:42:330:42:35

Ha!

0:42:360:42:38

I hear the music box is sounding better.

0:42:380:42:40

I gave it some oil.

0:42:410:42:42

I thought it was about time.

0:42:420:42:43

An apple tart from Mrs McCarthy, by way of celebration.

0:42:450:42:49

-And the diorama is coming on famously.

-Yes.

0:42:510:42:56

I'm not sure who I'm going to have killed yet, though.

0:42:590:43:01

I thought that you...

0:43:040:43:05

Oh, relax, it was a joke.

0:43:050:43:08

This is just for, erm... I suppose you might call it "fun".

0:43:110:43:14

-Hmm.

-Which reminds me.

0:43:160:43:17

Oh!

0:43:210:43:22

I thought I'd leave it up to you.

0:43:260:43:27

Where do you want him?

0:43:270:43:29

Erm, well...

0:43:310:43:33

I think he should be taking a stroll.

0:43:350:43:38

Perfect.

0:43:390:43:41

Right.

0:43:490:43:50

Well, I'll go and get some plates...

0:43:500:43:52

SHE HUMS ALONG WITH MUSIC BOX

0:43:520:43:54

..for the apple tart.

0:43:540:43:55

SHE CONTINUES HUMMING

0:43:550:43:56

SHE SINGS MUSIC BOX TUNE

0:44:040:44:07