DEATH IN THE SLOW LANE
Harriet Wingate Susan Engel
The terrifying headmistress of Darnley Park School, an upmarket private girls boarding school steeped in tradition which Harriet is desperate to cling on to.
Jessica Wingate Lucy Briers
Harriets only daughter Jessica is bullied and put-upon. Shes meek but is attractive and has a good heart.
Jamie Cameron Tim Dutton
Flashy but a bit wet, Jamie is a governor at Darnley Park where his daughter Charlotte is a pupil. He wants the school to modernise and join the state system to pay off its debts.
Kate Cameron Samantha Bond
Jamies ex-wife Kate strides through life not giving a damn for anyone. Shes the daughter of racing driver Peter Fossett and is used to getting her own way.
Peter Fossett David Warner
A charming old fellow and former racing driver now in his 70s. Hes all charm and dither. He comes to Darnley Park to judge a classic car competition.
Charlotte Cameron Clara Paget
Charlotte is a vampish school girl whos 18 going on 35. She likes to break the rules.
Dave Doggy Day Luke Allen-Gale
A DJ from the nearby Moor Park estate. His homeboy accent and attitude is fake.
Thomas Brightwell Sid Mitchell
A young ambitious criminal from the estate who dotes on Charlotte.
Bethan and Nerys Gwyneth
Keyworth and Daisy Keeping
Two scholarship girls at Darnley Park who dont share the others posh backgrounds.
Nick the Money Grahame Fox
A local usurer and thug.
Granny Brightwell Edna Dore
Thomass daft gran who probably knows more than she lets on.
Hugh Snape Richard Clifford
Kates well-paid smart-arse solicitor.
Duncan Palmer James ODee
A racing driver and contemporary of Peter Fossett's who disappeared in the 1960s.
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