Full List of The Ruth Rendell Mysteries Episodes

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Below is a complete The Ruth Rendell Mysteries episode list that spans the show's entire TV run. Photos from the individual The Ruth Rendell Mysteries episodes are listed along with the The Ruth Rendell Mysteries episode names when available, as are the dates of the original airing of the episode. The Ruth Rendell Mysteries episodes from every season can be seen below, along with fun facts about who directed the episodes, the stars of the and sometimes even information like shooting locations and original air dates. Everything from “Wolf to the Slaughter” to “Road Rage” is featured on this list, so cast your votes below. Are you remembering a funny scene but can't think of the name that the The Ruth Rendell Mysteries episode is from? Scroll below and you'll find what you're looking for.
Talking to Strange Men Dec 27 1992
John Creevey has recently separated from his wife Jennifer and is still obsessed with her and Peter Mullin, the new man in her life. Many years ago his sister Cherry had been murdered and her ...more
The Lake of Darkness May 03 1999
tuffy young accountant Martin Urban wins a fortune on the football pools, with the help of his friend Tim Sage, and plans to give it away. But then he meets and falls for Francesca, who, alas, ...more
Heartstones: part one Jan 01 1996
Luke Crossland is a respectable widowed Church of England clergyman, with an important job in a cathedral... but his wife's death came about in strange circumstances, and now Luke's eldest ...more
Heartstones: part two Jan 01 1996
Luke Crossland is a respectable widowed Church of England clergyman, with an important job in a cathedral... but his wife's death came about in strange circumstances, and now Luke's eldest ...more
The Fallen Curtain Aug 06 1999
In the present day, a man goes back to the place where, as a small boy, he disappeared for a day. The circumstances were mysterious at the time and have yet to be explained.
Harm Done Oct 11 2000
Young Lizzie Crowne goes missing on the Muriel Campden housing estate, and a hunt for her body is under way when she turns up again. Another teenage girl vanishes on the same estate. Then, just ...more
Put on by Cunning Dec 24 1990
An old man, Sir Mañuel Camarque, dies when he loses his foothold on a dark winter night, slips into a lake and drowns under the ice. It looks like an open-and-shut case. ...more
Achilles Heel Dec 26 1991
Wexford goes on holiday to Corsica and on arriving home receives a call from a man he met there who claims his wife has been kidnapped. Wexford investigates and finds that the missing woman is ...more
No Crying He Makes Dec 23 1988
On Christmas Eve, Wexford and Burden are called to the Kingsmarkham Hospital. A baby has been stolen from its pram and another baby left behind in its place, and it seems that the mother of the ...more
The Veiled One Dec 17 1989
Gwen Robson, a middle-aged housewife who proves to have been a blackmailer, is found garotted in the car park of a suburban shopping mall. Wexford is no sooner on the case than a car bomb goes ...more
Bribery and Corruption: Part Two Jan 24 1997
Part two of two. Nick's attempted suicide implicates him in Emma's death and Annabel casts light on the mystery.
The Double Jan 03 1997
Lisa meets Zoe, who is as much like her as an identical twin, but entirely out of the common rut - and dramatic events ensue which change both their lives.
Bribery and Corruption: Part One Jan 17 1997
Nicholas Hawthorne is a young engineer, recently made redundant and looking for a job in the boat-building industry. He has a very realistic nightmare about a woman being murdered. Then, on an ...more
Front Seat Feb 21 1997
Hugh and Cecily Branksome retire to the seaside town where they grew up. There they meet again Arnold Cottle, an old boyfriend of Cecily's. She goes to look for a public seat given to the town ...more
May and June: Part One Feb 07 1997
May Thrace and June Symonds are sisters, but their lives are very different. While June lives in the lap of luxury, May is struggling. And May becomes convinced that she has been done a great ...more
May and June: Part Two Feb 14 1997
Thornapple Jan 31 1997
A boy obsessively collects poisons - and then he tries them out, with deadly results.
Road Rage: Part One Nov 08 1998
A Kingsmarkham bypass is planned which will take congestion and air pollution out of the town but put tarmac and heavy traffic through a stretch of much-loved countryside. Feelings are running ...more
Going Wrong: Part Three Jun 16 1998
Part three of three. After losing the fight with William, Guy decides to forget Leonora and make it up to Celeste, but a surprise invitation rekindles his old obsession and leads to tragedy.
The Lake of Darkness May 03 1999
Quiet accountant Martin wins the lottery, but things take a turn for the worse when he meets Francesca, who is not what she seems.
Road Rage: Part Two Nov 09 1998
A girl's badly decomposed body is found, and cabdriver Stanley Trotter is suspected of murder.
The Fallen Curtain Aug 06 1999
Richard Brazier has a mental block about his abduction as an eight year old and is haunted by what may or may not have happened.
The Orchard Walls Dec 31 1998
n England, in June 1941, sixteen-year-old Jenny is evacuated from war-torn London to her Aunt Ella's house in rural Hampshire. The elderly Mrs Thorn is preoccupied with thoughts of her son, away ...more
Going Wrong: Part One Jun 02 1998
As a teenager, Guy Curran leads a street gang and for three years is the lover of Leonora, whose middle-class background is a world away from his own. Leonora's family disapprove of her ...more
You Can't Be Too Careful Dec 24 1998
A psychological tale of two women who share an apartment, one outgoing and irresponsible, the other shy and neurotic. One day, the chemistry between them leads to sinister events