Drawing on her love of theatre and art, New Zealand author Ngaio Marsh created elegant crime-puzzlers full of quirky characters with hidden agendas, all brought meticulously to life in this BBC series.
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Complete series cast summary:
William Simons William Simons ...  Inspector Fox 9 episodes, 1990-1994
Patrick Malahide ...  Chief Inspector Alleyn 8 episodes, 1993-1994
Belinda Lang Belinda Lang ...  Agatha Troy 6 episodes, 1990-1994
Tim Dutton ...  D.S. Bailey / ... 5 episodes, 1990-1994
Sandy Welch Sandy Welch ...  D.C. Robinson / ... 3 episodes, 1993-1994
Leslie Schofield ...  Assistant Commissioner Connors 3 episodes, 1993-1994
Mark Penfold Mark Penfold ...  Doctor Curtis / ... 2 episodes, 1993-1994
Andrew Robertson ...  Police Doctor 2 episodes, 1990-1993
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Drawing on her love of theatre and art, New Zealand author Ngaio Marsh created elegant crime-puzzlers full of quirky characters with hidden agendas, all brought meticulously to life in this BBC series.

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 December 1990 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Inspector Alleyn See more »

Filming Locations:

Tintagel, Cornwall, England, UK

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Excellent viewing - bring on more!
21 May 2006 | by rob-robilliardSee all my reviews

I stumbled onto Inspectgor Alleyn on SBS Australia a few years ago. The series has never been broadcast on commercial TV. I waited impatiently for them to be released on DVD and hope that there is a Series 3 to be released.

The casts are excellent with the cream of British theatre and television have been wonderful. The scenery is wonderful.

There is something "peaceful" with the presentation of the series in that you just would love to live in some of the locations and buildings.

Patrick is excellent as Inspector Alleyn as is Inspector Fox. The two actors feed off each other with ease. It is a pleasure to watch the series repeatedly.

It has always been the British who produce such excellent series. There is something about products based in the early 1920-1950s that are special.


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