Shakespeare & Hathaway: Private Investigators

More afternoon mystery on the BBC Produced by the same production team as made Father Brown, Shakespeare & Hathaway – Private Investigators is a comedy-drama mystery television series set in Stratford-upon-Avon. In the first series viewers were introduced to Ex-Detective Inspector Frank Hathaway. Since leaving the force he has become a debt-laden private investigator. His office assistant is Sebastian Brudenell, … More Shakespeare & Hathaway: Private Investigators

Death in Paradise

Death in Paradise returns to UK screens this month This will be the eighth series of the British-French crime drama television series. Series 1–3 starred Ben Miller as the lead detective, DI Richard Poole. He was replaced by Kris Marshall as DI Humphrey Goodman for series 3–6.  The current star, Ardal O’Hanlon, took over the lead role at series 6. He … More Death in Paradise

Father Brown

Forty five minutes of engaging mystery Time to sit back and watch a cosy murder mystery in the afternoon, as Mark Williams returns to our screens as Father Brown. This series is inspired by the stories of GK Chesterton, so fans of the books may be surprised by his interpretation. If you haven’t read the books (I … More Father Brown

More than one story that begins Marley was dead: to begin with

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol has one of the most memorable first lines of them all. It’s gloomy opening establishes the world of the novel and also tells the reader in no uncertain terms that one of the characters – Marley – is dead. The novel then shocks the reader, and the main character, … More More than one story that begins Marley was dead: to begin with

Agatha Christie’s Crooked House

On Sunday 16th December 2018 Channel 5 are screening a murder mystery based on the Agatha Christie’s Crooked House. The plot Charles, the son of the assistant commissioner at Scotland Yard returns to London after WW2 from Cairo and discovers his ex-lover’s grandfather has been murdered. Sophia,  the old mans grandaughter, is convinced he was murdered by … More Agatha Christie’s Crooked House

Jim Rockford

Jim Rockford was played by James Garner in The Rockford Files. He was a struggling private investigator operating in the greater Los Angeles area. Garner was the only actor to appear in every episode of the series. Each episode began with the image of Rockford’s answering machine, and the opening title sequence was accompanied by someone leaving Rockford a message. As the camera focuses on … More Jim Rockford

Murder She Wrote

The unforgettable Jessica Fletcher Winner of four Golden Globes and nominated for 12 consecutive Emmy awards for Best Actress in a Drama, Angela Lansbury starred as Jessica Fletcher in the murder mystery series Murder, She Wrote. Quick to outwit both criminals and cops when it comes to solving a murder, Jessica used her considerable intellect, charm, … More Murder She Wrote