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Season 6

27 Sep. 1992
The Speaker of Mandarin: Part One
Having attended a police conference in China Wexford joins a group of British tourists in Hong Kong including former barrister Adam Knighton and his wife Adela, not the most loving of couples. on return to Kingsmarkham he learns that Mrs. Knighton, who lived nearby,was murdered in an apparent robbery. Burden suspects that an ex-con with a grudge against Mr. Knighton may be responsible but draws blanks. Wexford is convinced that the death is linked to something that happened in China and interrogates the holidaying party.
18 Oct. 1992
The Mouse in the Corner: Part One
Tom Peterlee, a member of a large family who live in three adjoining cottages, is murdered. Eva, his mother is quite cavalier in reaction to his death in Wexford's opinion and other family members are no more helpful. Heather, his widow, seems dumb with grief and his brother and meek sister-in-law are similarly evasive. Family friend Carol is more forthcoming, providing Heather with an alibi, but Wexford is sure one of the Peterlees is a killer. Burden has problems of his own when his daughter starts dating a married man and a series of ramraids in Kingsmarkham add to...
1 Nov. 1992
An Unwanted Woman: Part Two
When a 92-year old lady dies, Reg becomes suspicious that there was more to it than old age, and begins an investigation into the slightly sinister elderly retired community surrounding her.
15 Nov. 1992
Kissing the Gunner's Daughter: Part One
When an off-duty DS Martin tries to be a hero during a bank robbery, not only does he get shot dead, but it also triggers a chain of events involving murders and deceit.
27 Dec. 1992
Talking to Strange Men
John Creevey has recently separated from his wife Jennifer and is still obsessed with her and Peter Mullin, the new man in her life. Many years ago his sister Cherry had been murdered and her fiancé, Mark Simms, now John's best friend, had been the prime suspect. When the police reopen the case and Simms is again under suspicion, John begins to doubt his friend's innocence, until Mark tells him of sordid details about Cherry's promiscuous past - and her relationship with Peter Mullin. When John discovers a series of coded messages hidden beneath a railway bridge, he ...

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