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The Best Chess Player in the World

G.B. Shaw, a successful newpaper proprietor, sets out to use people as if they were pieces on a chessboard. His beautiful wife, Paula, has everything she could want - including a horse, a Ferrari and a very large dress allowance. Then Paula begins to live dangerously by taking a lover, and Shaw decides to deal with the problem in his usual cool, calm and clear-thinking way. But life does not always obey the rules of the game...

Name Type Role
Peter Ransley Writer
Lynette Davies Guest Star
Andrew Ray Guest Star
Pat Guthrie Guest Star
Clifford Parrish Guest Star
Michael Jayston Guest Star
Mark Jax Guest Star
Christopher Reich Guest Star
Graham Williams Director
Graham Evans Director
Julian Symons Director