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The Inspector Lynley Mysteries 

British crime investigation series based around aristocratic, Oxford-educated Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley and his working-class assistant Sergeant Barbara Havers.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Nathaniel Parker ...  Thomas Lynley / ... 23 episodes, 2001-2007
Sharon Small ...  Barbara Havers / ... 23 episodes, 2001-2007
Lesley Vickerage ...  Helen Clyde / ... 10 episodes, 2002-2004
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British crime investigation series based around aristocratic, Oxford-educated Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley and his working-class assistant Sergeant Barbara Havers.

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Official Sites:

BBC [UK]

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 March 2001 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Inspector Lynley See more »

Filming Locations:

London, England, UK

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| (pilot)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Better than the books by far
18 December 2008 | by ejevSee all my reviews

Having seen the television version before reading the books, I can heartily recommend the video version over the print one. It takes liberties with stories, as any script-from-a-book would, but stays close to the characters. The chemistry between Lynley and Havers grows nicely, with a wall that will never go away that keeps any romantic entanglements out of the picture. As much as some might like to see that, it would ruin a really good friendship between unlikely people. The episodes are well shot, in beautiful locations, and constructed in a way that keeps you wondering how they're going to find their way to the end of this episode. The shame is that they were cancelled before being allowed to have one wrap-up episode. A good watch, but don't worry about reading the stories.


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