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The Inspector Alleyn Mysteries

In spring 1948, Alleyn joins a weekend party at Frantock Hall. His deductive powers are tested to the limit as he uncovers the sinister connection between the theft of a priceless chalice and a game of murder that goes horribly wrong.
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Episodes

  1. S1 E1 - Pilot: Artists in Crime
    December 23, 1990
    1 h 42 min
    16+
    A 1940s whodunnit based on the novel by Ngaio Marsh. When an artists model is murdered in front of the whole class, Inspector Alleyn is sent to investigate.
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  2. S1 E2 - A Man Lay Dead
    April 18, 1993
    1 h 37 min
    13+
    In spring 1948, Alleyn joins a weekend party at Frantock Hall where he is left to investigate the sinister connection between the theft of a priceless chalice and a game of murder that goes horribly wrong.
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  3. S1 E3 - The Nursing Home Murder
    April 25, 1993
    1 h 38 min
    13+
    A prominent cabinet minister dies as the result of an operation, his wife insists that he was murdered. Alleyn is called in to investigate the nursing home where he died.
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  4. S1 E4 - Final Curtain
    May 2, 1993
    1 h 37 min
    TV-14
    When a grand old man of the theatre announces that he is to marry a young and glamorous beauty, someone in his family reacts violently to being disinherited.
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  5. S1 E5 - Death at the Bar
    May 9, 1993
    1 h 37 min
    TV-14
    In the picturesque fishing village of Ottercombe, the tranquility of vacations turns fatal when a prominent lawyer is struck in the finger by a dart while taking part in a game with his friends. Inspector Alleyn is sent from London to investigate and soon realizes the heart of the case began at a trial twenty years prior.
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  6. S1 E6 - Death in a White Tie
    May 16, 1993
    1 h 37 min
    TV-14
    A blackmailer is at large amongst the debutantes and chaperons of the new London season.
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Content advisory
Violencealcohol usesmokingfoul languagesexual content
Audio languages
English
Subtitles
English [CC]
Directors
Michael WinterbottomSilvio Narizzano
Producers
George Gallaccio
Starring
Patrick MalahideWilliam SimonsBelinda Lang
Studio
BBC Studios
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