Why Didn't They Ask Evans? (1981) - Rotten Tomatoes

Why Didn't They Ask Evans? (1981)





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In this made-for-television mystery (adapted from a novel by Agatha Christie) a man dying on a beach utters the question "Why didn't they ask Evans?" Amateur detectives Frankie and Bobby subsequently begin digging for an explanation for the enigmatic query, which leads them to an utterly surprising conclusion.

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Joan Hickson
as Mrs. Rivington
Francesca Annis
as Lady Frances Derwent
Eric Porter
as Dr. Nicholson
John Gielgud
as Reverend Jones
Leigh Lawson
as Roger Bassington-ffrench
Bernard Miles
as Dr. Thomas
Madeline Smith
as Moira Nicholson
Connie Booth
as Sylvia Bassington-ffrench
Robert Longden
as Badger Beadon
Doris Hare
as Rose Pratt
Rowland Davies
as Dr. George Arbuthnot
James Cossins
as Henry Bassington-ffrench
Mitzi Rogers
as Mrs. Cayman
John Pennington
as Mr. Cayman
as Mrs. Roberts
Deddie Davies
as post-mistress
Frank Tregear
as Mr. Roberts
John Horsley
as Mr. Spragge
Leon Sinden
as Mr. Owen
Elaine Wells
as Nurse Fletcher
Eirik Barclay
as Tommy Bassington-ffrench
Raymond Francis
as Earl of Marchington
Sally Grace
as Nurse Villard
Arnold Peters
as Innkeeper
Norman Mitchell
as Constable Browning
Artro Morris
as Ticket Inspector
Kate David
as Hotel waitress
Penny Ryder
as Cafe waitress
Roy Boyd
as Alan Carstairs
Colin Cunningham
as Fred Pratt
Derek Hollis
as PC Bunner
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