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Director: John Davies
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Stars: Roy Marsden, Martin Jarvis, John Franklyn-Robbins
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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

When Dr. Edwin Lorrimer, a forensic scientist working at a private laboratory is found killed, Detective Superintendent Adam Dalgliesh is sent to investigate. Dalgliesh had been in the area... See full summary »

Stars: Roy Marsden, Barry Foster, Ray Brooks
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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

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Stars: Roy Marsden, Joss Ackland, Sheila Allen
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Dalgliesh and his team investigate the murder of a top flight lawyer with an abrasive reputation and turbulent private life.

Stars: Roy Marsden, Ricci Harnett, Britta Smith
A Mind to Murder (TV Movie 1995)
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Director: Gareth Davies
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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Detective Adam Dalgliesh looks into the death of a young ordinand who died under mysterious circumstances.

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Stars: Roy Marsden, Ian Bannen, Cathryn Harrison
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Adam Dalgliesh looks into the connection between the grisly exhibits at the Dupayne family museum and the murder of adopted son Neville.

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Director: Larry Elikann
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Series cast summary:
Roy Marsden ...
 Commander Adam Dalgliesh (6 episodes, 1991)
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 Meg Dennison (6 episodes, 1991)
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 Alice Mair (6 episodes, 1991)
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 Dr. Alex Mair (6 episodes, 1991)
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 Chief Inspector Terry Rickards (6 episodes, 1991)
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 Miles Lessingham (6 episodes, 1991)
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 Theresa Blaney (6 episodes, 1991)
Tom Georgeson ...
 Ryan Blaney (5 episodes, 1991)
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 Amy Camm (5 episodes, 1991)
Robert Hines ...
 Neil Pascoe (5 episodes, 1991)
Jamie Newall ...
 Jonathan Reeves (5 episodes, 1991)
Helena Michell ...
 Caroline Amphlett (5 episodes, 1991)
Al Ashton ...
 Det Sgt Stuart 'Jumbo' Oliphant (5 episodes, 1991)
Harry Burton ...
 Dr. Toby Gledhill (4 episodes, 1991)
Benedict Martin ...
 Det Con Price (4 episodes, 1991)
Paul Hargreaves ...
 Neville Potter (4 episodes, 1991)
John Judd ...
 George Jago (4 episodes, 1991)
Richard Hastings ...
 Timmy Camm (4 episodes, 1991)
Nathan Deakin ...
 Anthony Blaney (4 episodes, 1991)
Amanda Smith ...
 Maeve Blaney (4 episodes, 1991)
Georgina Smith ...
 Marie Blaney (4 episodes, 1991)
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 Hilary Robarts (3 episodes, 1991)
Mitzi Rogers ...
 Doris Jago (3 episodes, 1991)
Simon Cook ...
 Patrick Mitchell (3 episodes, 1991)
Cherith Mellor ...
 Grace Mitchell (3 episodes, 1991)
Ralph Michael ...
 Reverend Copley (3 episodes, 1991)
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 Mrs. Copley (3 episodes, 1991)
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Roy Marsden stars in a six episode version of P.D. James Adam Dalguish mystery.
14 July 2001 | by (Hacienda Heights, Calif.) – See all my reviews

This is a very intense mini series set on the Norfolk coast of England involving a Nuclear facility and a serial murderer. The cast includes several outstanding players in addition to Marsden, most notably Susannah York and Gemma Jones. Kate Beckinsale appears in a short sequence in episode 2. Marsden plays his part softly and without bravado. It is an intense mystery involving a wide range of individuals including local residents and nuclear plant employees. Certainly one of the outstanding examples of P.D. James mystery writing.


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