The police investigate the murder of Alice Fielding who is found strangled in her flat. As they investigate her friends and acquaintances they find that her old boyfriend is now dating her mother. On...
The police investigate the death of a woman who, on first appearance seems to have jumped off the roof of a building. Unfortunately, she lands on a young man standing at the entrance to the building,...
With the help of DS John Bacchus, Inspector George Gently spends his days bringing to justice members of the criminal underworld who are unfortunate enough to have the intrepid investigator assigned to their cases.
The series focused on various murders in the fictional suburban English town of Middleford. The crimes are solved by two female police detectives, Inspector Kate Ashurst and Sergeant Emma Scribbins, aka "Ash and Scribbs".
DS Luke Stone's mobile phone uses the theme from the '70s classic British cop show The The Sweeney (1975) for its ringtone. See more »
[Stone has found a witness who saw a killer enter the building where the killing took place; a homeless man who was under a tree by the entrance]
D. I. Susan Alembic:
[pointing to the witness]
Him as your key witness? You'll be laughed out of court!
DS Luke Stone:
This from a senior investigating officer who employs a psychic!
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I don't think it is the best ever murder mystery series I have seen, this is coming from someone who loves Inspector Morse, A Touch of Frost and Agatha Christie: Poirot. While not as good as the above titles, Murder City was interesting and actually above decent. There may be some draggy parts once in a while and in my opinion, this series should have lasted longer, but the story lines were suspenseful and gripping, and the writing was excellent. The series visually is very stylish, and the music is good. And I for one liked the acting, Amanda Donahoe is wonderful as always and Kris Marshall is delightful in his well-written role. I also really enjoyed the chemistry between the two. Overall, a very well done if short lived series. 9/10 Bethany Cox
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