• Beiderbecke Affair

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    1984; mini-series starring James Bolam and Barbara Flynn

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  • Blue Murder

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    TV series; stars Caroline Quentin; At the center of the action is top-ranking detective Janine Lewis, a single mother passionately committed to both her children and her work. She struggles to balance the demands of a high-powered, sometimes dangerous job with raising her children.

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  • Cadfael

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    TV; stars Derek Jacobi; Based on the novels by Ellis Peters; Twelfth century Shrewsbury comes dramatically to life in Ellis Peters' story of Brother Cadfael--a good man in an evil world.

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  • Campion

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    TV; stars Peter Davison; Albert Campion with gentle deceptive naiveté, has a passion for the excitement and danger of solving a variety of crimes. Based on the novels by Margery Allingham.

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  • Cracker

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    TV series starring Robbie Coltrane; Fitz is an addicted gambler, a heavy drinker, and a brilliant, if deeply flawed criminal psychologist.

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  • Dalziel & Pascoe

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    The blunt-talking Detective Superintendent Andy Dalziel does not suffer fools gladly, but he has even more trouble with what he calls the 'smart arses' of the world. So when the inexperienced Peter Pascoe joins his team at Mid-Yorkshire CID, the omens don't look good. Pascoe is one of the new breed of career police officers, armed with a degree, a caring attitude, and a sharp brain.

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  • Foyle's War

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    British TV series: Michael Kitchen; Chief Inspector Foyle solves crimes on the home front in southern England

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  • Gosford Park

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    2001; Drama set at the country estate of Sir William McCordle in 1932, showing the lives of upstairs guests and downstairs servants at a hunting party weekend when one of the group is murdered.

  • Hamish Macbeth

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    TV series starring Robert Carlyle; Police constable Hamish Macbeth keeps the peace in the small Scottish town of Lochdubh in his own unique way. Based on the novels by M.C. Beaton.

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  • Hetty Wainthropp Investigates

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    TV series starring Patricia Routledge; Hetty is a 60-year-old housewife, a late bloomer, who sets up shop as a private eye to supplement her husband's meager pension. With moral authority, salt-of-the-earth candor, and a fully-loaded handbag, Hetty dispenses hard-boiled justice and motherly empathy in equally satisfying doses. Geoffrey, a destitute teenager, becomes Hetty's trusted and able sidekick. Her husband, Robert, also lends a hand; Based on characters from novel "Missing Persons" by David Cook

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  • Inspector Lewis

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    TV series starring Kevin Whately; character by Colin Dexter; spinoff from Inspector Morse series; Following the death in 2000 of his eponymous mentor in Inspector Morse, Sergeant Lewis was promoted to Inspector and took a two-year sabbatical in the British Virgin Isles. Newly widowed, he now returns to Oxford and soon finds himself in charge of his own murder case.

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  • Inspector Lynley

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    TV series starring Nathaniel Parker; Suave, sophisticated Detective Inspector Lynley and his prickly, plebian sidekick Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers solve crimes in London; Based on the novels by Elizabeth George

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  • Inspector Maigret

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    TV series starring Michael Gambon; One of the best-selling authors of all time, Georges Simenon is most famous for his more than 100 novels and short stories featuring Chief Inspector Maigret of the Paris police. Concerned more with "why" than "who" Maigret's profound perception of the realities of human behavior and extraordinary psychological insight make him one of fiction's most interesting and unique sleuths.

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  • Inspector Morse

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    TV series starring John Thaw; Inspector Morse and his partner solve mysteries and bring criminals to justice. Based on the novels by Colin Dexter.

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  • Jericho

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    TV series starring Robert Lindsay; Jericho is haunted by memories of his father, whose murder he witnessed as a boy. He is obsessed with his work at Scotland Yard

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  • Last Detective

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    TV series starring Peter Davison as Dangerous Davies; Detective Constable 'Dangerous' Davies is the odd man out in his small London police station. He cracks the tough cases anyway, with old-fashioned investigative work rather than violent confrontation. Based on the novels by Leslie Thomas.

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  • Lovejoy

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    TV series starring Ian McShane; Lovejoy, an antiques dealer and part-time detective, scours the murky salesrooms, auction halls and stately homes of Britain, always on the lookout for a find. And if the antiques business isn't exciting enough, Lovejoy has a particular weakness for a good sob story or a pretty face, either of which is enough to send him off in pursuit of villains and to help victims recover their property. Whether it's a priceless old master or a pretty young lady, his love of beauty is sure to land him in trouble wherever he goes; Based on the novels by Jonathan Gash.

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  • Midsomer Murders

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    TV series starring John Nettles and Daniel Casey; The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these contemporary British television mysteries based on the Inspector Barnaby novels by Caroline Graham.

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  • Moonstone, The

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    1996; BBC; A stolen Hindu diamond, the Moonstone, works its curse after being stolen from it's shrine. Just before Rachel's birthday, a man named Franklin Blake announces to Rachel that the Moonstone has been bequeathed to her by Herncastle. Blake gives her the jewel on her birthday and offers to mount the jewel for her to wear. The jewel goes missing and Rachel believes that Blake stole it. Determined to prove his innocence, Blake leaves in order to pursue the real truth behind the theft; Based on the novel by Wilkie Collins

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  • Mrs. Bradley Mysteries

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    TV series starring Diana Rigg; Mrs. Bradley solves the most complicated crimes with a sly combination of charm, intelligence, and wit; Based on the novels by Gladys Mitchell.

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  • Murder Investigation Team

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    Brusque DI Vivien Friend and intuitive DC Rosie MacManus lead an elite murder investigation team for London's Metropolitan Police. Reflecting the reality of police life, their work is part grueling procedure, part gut instinct.

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  • Murder Rooms: The Dark Beginnings of Sherlock Holmes

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    2001; Charles Edwards, Ian Richardson; The story of the relationship between the young Arthur Conan Doyle and his real-life mentor and noted forensic scientist, Dr. Joseph Bell, as they unite to solve the most baffling murder cases in Victorian Scotland.

  • New Tricks

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    As punishment for messing up a kidnap rescue and shooting a dog in the process, Detective Superintendent Sandra Pullman is re-assigned to the newly created unsolved murder squad. Due to a manpower shortage her team is made up of veteran detectives brought back onto the police force, bringing a 1970's mentality to modern policing. Stars Amanda Redman, James Bolam, Alun Armstrong, and Dennis Waterman.

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  • Pie in the Sky

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    TV Series. After 25 years in the force, Detective Inspector Henry Crabbe has lost his appetite for the job. He plans to take early retirement and open his dream restaurant, Pie in the Sky. But his accountant wife, Margaret, doesn't think the numbers add up. And his boss, ACC Fisher needs him around to handle those delicate cases at which he excels. Although craving retirement, Crabbe discovers that crime solving can be just as hard to resist as his signature steak and kidney pie."--Container.

  • Prime Suspect

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    TV series starring Helen Mirren; When a young woman is found brutally murdered, and the DCI in charge is unable to take up the case, the role is passed on to Detective Chief Inspector Jane Tennison, the first female DCI to handle such a responsibility. Between a slippery suspect and resistence from her team of detectives, Tennison has her hands full.

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  • Randall and Hopkirk Deceased

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    TV series starring Mike Pratt and Kenneth Cope; Gumshoes Jeff Randall and Marty Hopkirk don't let a little thing like death get in the way of an investigation. While working on a routine divorce case, Marty is ruthlessly run down and killed. Imagine Jeff's surprise when Marty's ghost shows up to help him nab the murderer. That no one else can see Jeff's persistent partner has its pros and cons, particularly when it comes to Jeff's relationship with Marty's widow, Jean.

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  • Rebus

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    TV series; John Hannah stars as Detective Inspector Rebus in these adaptations of the novels by Ian Rankin. D.I. Rebus confronts the underworld and his own personal demons while scouring the streets of Edinburgh investigating a series of deadly crimes; Based on the novels by Ian Rankin.

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  • Rosemary & Thyme

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    TV series starring Felicity Kendal and Pam Ferris; Rosemary Boxer and Laura Thyme, two middle-aged women, make a fresh start by opening a gardening business. Mysteries grow around these two gardening sleuths as they dig up trouble on the job and use investigative skills to get to the bottom of things.

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  • Ruby in the Smoke

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    SHELVED UNDER SALLY LOCKHART MYSTERIES; 2006; TV; Billie Piper; Set in Victorian London, fearless young Sally Lockhart has a mind for numbers and for sleuthing. Recently orphaned Sally is armed with a pearl-handled pistol and her keen mind, uncovers the secrets of her father's death aboard the sunken schooner Lavinia, discovers hidden cursed jewels, and faces England's deadliest villains with bold courage. Based on the novel by Philip Pullman.

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  • Rumpole of the Bailey

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    TV series starring Leo McKern about the life and trials of Horace Rumpole as a London criminal defense lawyer. Based on the books by John Mortimer.

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  • Ruth Rendell Mysteries

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    TV series of psychological crime dramas.

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  • Second Sight

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    TV series starring Clive Owen; This taut psychological thriller introduces Ross Tanner, a hotshot police detective who lives for the thrill of the chase - while desperate to conceal a terrifying secret: he's losing his vision.

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  • Sergeant Cribb

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    TV series starring Alan Dobie; Sergreant Cribb solves mysterious crimes against the backdrop of Victorian England; Based on the novel by Peter Lovesey.

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  • Shadow in the North, The

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    SHELVED UNDER SALLY LOCKHART MYSTERIES; 2007; TV; Billie Piper; Sally Lockhart has started her own financial consulting business. When her client loses a fortune from the unexpected collapse of a shipping line, Sally is determined to find out why so many of their ships have mysteriously vanished without a trace; Based on the novel by Philip Pullman.

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  • Touch of Frost

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    TV series starring Sir David Jason; An old-fashioned, gritty detective show based in England. This brash policeman follows his moral compass, shows compassion for the common man and always solves the case; Based on the novels by R.D. Wingfield

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  • Wallander

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    2008; TV; BBC; Kenneth Branaugh; Three new crime dramas based on the best selling books by Henning Mankell - Sidetracked, Firewall, and One Step Behind follow Inspector Kurt Wallander, a disillusioned everyman, as he struggles against a rising tide of violence in southern Sweden.

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  • Wire in the Blood

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    TV series starring Robson Green and Hermione Norris/Simone Lahbib; Clinical psychologist Dr. Tony Hill has an extraordinary understanding of the criminal mind. Working alongside Detective Inspector Carol Jordan, he helps the police profile and track down vicious killers in northern England.

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  • Woman in White

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    1997; BBC; A sane woman is locked up in an asylum by a fraudulent English aristocrat who is afraid she may expose his 'secret.' Escaping while wearing a white gown, she runs into a youthful hero who becomes haunted by his brief meeting with this 'woman in white.' Based on the novel by Wilkie Collins.

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