Dead Head (TV series)

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Dead Head
Created by Howard Brenton
Starring Denis Lawson
Lindsay Duncan
George Baker
Simon Callow
Leonie Mellinger
Country of origin United Kingdom
No. of episodes 4
Production
Running time 50 Minutes
Release
Original network BBC2
Original release 1986

Dead Head is a four-part crime thriller scripted by Howard Brenton. It juxtaposed 1940s film noir style and costumes with contemporary London settings. It was directed by Rob Walker.

Plot[edit]

Petty criminal Eddy Cass (Lawson) receives a mysterious box that proves to contain the head of a young woman. This involves Cass in a conspiracy by the British security services to frame him for the crimes of a sadistic serial murderer of prostitutes.

Home media[edit]

The series was released on DVD in the UK on 15 April 2013.[1]

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