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The Gil Mayo Mysteries 

Mayo (original title)
Charismatic detective wise-cracks his way through murder mysteries.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Jessica Oyelowo ...  DS Alex Jones 8 episodes, 2006
Louise Brealey ...  Scene-of-Crime Officer Harriet 'Anorak' Tate 8 episodes, 2006
Huw Rhys Huw Rhys ...  DC Martin Kite 8 episodes, 2006
Alistair McGowan ...  DI Gil Mayo / ... 8 episodes, 2006
Lucy Evans ...  Julie Mayo 7 episodes, 2006
Claire Cox ...  Caroline Letherbridge 2 episodes, 2006
Ruth Millar Ruth Millar ...  Sylvia McCallister 2 episodes, 2006
Robin Berry Robin Berry ...  Raff 2 episodes, 2006
Mike Eastman Mike Eastman ...  Club Guest 2 episodes, 2006
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Charismatic detective wise-cracks his way through murder mysteries.

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Comedy | Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Official Sites:

BBC [UK]

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 March 2006 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

The Gil Mayo Mysteries See more »

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BBC Birmingham See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(8 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Good old fashioned feel good TV
17 August 2011 | by GkleibertSee all my reviews

This show is awesome such a shame it didn't have more than 8 episodes Really enjoyable Gil Mayo's fascination with the Correct use of English is quite amusing.

He always has great quips and one liners

Alex's hairstyle changes through most episodes, she adds great balance to the slightly left of centre character name of the show Alistair McGowan

The character of the junior male DC "kite" is slightly annoying but in a good way.

Anorak the forensics officer has slightly bookish character which rounds out a really clever take on police murder mystery's


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