Yuill appears to have acquired
an undefined European accent, whereas he is plainly British in the TV
Episode Four, the character of J.P. Warner is clearly being played by the
actor playing Fitch - who makes no attempt to match the previous actor's
gruff delivery. It is of course possible that Fitch is pretending to be
Warner, but this is not made clear.
Ruth Boardman suffers a more
dramatic fate in the radio adaptation - she is shot whilst trying to
defend her husband from Ben Jago, and is killed. The TV version of this
scene does not have her character present; she is only referred to by
Henry Boardman as a wife he has lost, implying that their marriage is over
due to her infidelity and complicity in Jago and Harvey's scheme.
so much a storyline change as a change of mind - at the end of Episode
Two, Mrs. Peel mentions to J.P. Warner that she is a relative of the late
Norman Todhunter. By the start of Episode Three, she is merely "a