A Is for Acid

A Is for Acid (2002)

  • Genre: Crime, Drama, TV Movie
  • Release Date: 2002-09-09
  • User Rating: 7.1/10 from 18 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 39min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Yorkshire Television
  • Production Country: United Kingdom
  • Director: Harry Bradbeer
star 7.1/10
From 18 Ratings


Dramatisation of the true story of the notorious 'acid bath murderer' John Haigh, who murdered women and disposed of their bodies in vats of acid in the 1940s. He was only caught when the gallstones of one of his victims failed to dissolve in the acid and were detected by the pathologist who examined the residue from the acid bath.

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  • Martin Clunes

    as John George Haigh
  • Keeley Hawes

    as Gillian Rogers
  • Richard Hope

    as Dr. Archie Henderson
  • Celia Imrie

    as Rose Henderson
  • Rowena Cooper

    as Mrs. Durand-Deacon
  • John Flanagan

    as Arnold Burtin
  • Terence Beesley

    as DS Heslin
  • Matyelok Gibbs

    as Mrs Constance Lane
  • Barbara Marten

    as Emily Haigh
  • Geoff Holman

    as John Haigh Senior
  • Christopher Town

    as John George Haigh (as a boy)
  • Ken Drury

    as Mr. Greig
  • Neil McKinven

    as Donald McSwan
  • Claire Nielson

    as Amy McSwan
  • Donald Douglas

    as William McSwan
  • Christopher Ettridge

    as Steven Rogers (as Chris Ettridge)
  • Sally Carman

    as Betty
  • Duggie Brown

    as Morrison
  • Emma Cooke

    as Mrs Louisa Bird
  • Paula Stockbridge

    as Mrs Kirkwood
  • Amanda Haberland

    as Sgt. Lambourne
  • Charles De'Ath

    as Sgt Symes
  • Geoff Oldham

    as Magistrate
  • Randal Herley

    as Elderly Resident
  • Eamonn Riley

    as Mr Parry
  • Nick Chadwin

    as Veterinary Surgeon
Production David Reynolds Executive Producer
Production Alan Dossor Producer
Writing Glenn Chandler Writer
Directing Harry Bradbeer Director
Art George Kyriakides Production Design
Costume & Make-Up Jo Slater Costume Supervisor
Production Michael Treen Line Producer
Sound Adrian Burch Original Music Composer
Directing Wendy Yeoman Script Supervisor
Sound Sue Clark Music Supervisor
Editing David Aspinall Editor
Costume & Make-Up Brian Castle Costume Design
Sound David Whitaker Original Music Composer
Art Nick Harding Art Direction
Production Marilyn Johnson Casting
Camera Robin Vidgeon Director of Photography
Costume & Make-Up Judy Jarvis Makeup Designer
Directing Paul Elkins First Assistant Director
Directing Sophie Hebron Second Assistant Director
Production Nicola Mairs Production Coordinator
Production Christa Lovisetto Location Manager
Art Michael Betts Property Master
Camera Ian Adrian Camera Operator
Camera Craig Atkinson Grip
Sound John Fountaine Sound Recordist
Lighting Chris Heeley Gaffer
Crew Ian Rowley Special Effects
Costume & Make-Up Jo Gilyead Makeup Supervisor