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A Certain Justice 

Dalgliesh and his team investigate the murder of a top flight lawyer with an abrasive reputation and turbulent private life.
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Roy Marsden Roy Marsden ...  Commander Adam Dalgliesh 3 episodes, 1998
Ricci Harnett ...  Gary Ashe 3 episodes, 1998
Britta Smith Britta Smith ...  Mrs. Carpenter 3 episodes, 1998
Philip Stone ...  Edmund Froggett 3 episodes, 1998
Frederick Treves ...  Hubert St. John Langton 3 episodes, 1998
Richard Huw Richard Huw ...  Simon Costello 3 episodes, 1998
Ian McNeice ...  Desmond Ulrick 3 episodes, 1998
Matthew Marsh ...  Drysdale Laud 3 episodes, 1998
Oona Kirsch Oona Kirsch ...  Valerie Caldwell 3 episodes, 1998
Ken Jones Ken Jones ...  Harry Naughton 3 episodes, 1998
Flora Montgomery ...  Octavia Aldridge 3 episodes, 1998
Janet Dale Janet Dale ...  Mrs. Buckley 3 episodes, 1998
Nina Marc ...  Lois Costello 3 episodes, 1998
Sarah Winman Sarah Winman ...  Kate Miskin 2 episodes, 1998
Nicola Mycroft ...  Young Venetia 2 episodes, 1998
Roger Blake Roger Blake ...  Father Presteign 2 episodes, 1998
Miles Anderson ...  Mark Rawlstone 2 episodes, 1998
Zibba Mayes Zibba Mayes ...  Mrs. O'Keefe 2 episodes, 1998
Clinton Blake Clinton Blake ...  Michael Gates 2 episodes, 1998
Leila Bertrand Leila Bertrand ...  Mrs. Page 2 episodes, 1998
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Dalgliesh and his team investigate the murder of a top flight lawyer with an abrasive reputation and turbulent private life.

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15 April 1999 (USA) See more »

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The final appearance of Roy Marsden as Adam Dalgliesh. See more »

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Follows A Mind to Murder (1995) See more »

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The Guilty
27 January 2007 | by tedgSee all my reviews

PD James is something of an important cusp in the great experiment of the detective story. The old form had a person in the story that was midway among the stuff of the story, the stuff of the creator of the story and the stuff of the watcher. James' new form had us discover the nature of the detective as well as the mystery, which took a back seat. Elizabeth George and others followed suit and a new genre was born.

As it happens, the foibles of the characters IN the mystery melded with those of the man (and us?) UNRAVELLING the mystery.

Its a great innovation. Its worthy of a good cinematic adaptation.

This is not a great adaptation, rather just another cookiecutter staging. There's a final irony about punishment, but it hardly matters because the enclosing irony, the ironic situation of the form was ignored.

Ted's Evaluation -- 1 of 3: You can find something better to do with this part of your life.


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