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Series created from classic and contemporary British mysteries, and some written specifically for the small screen.


Jessica Raine, David Walliams, Clarke Peters, Alice Krige, Agatha Christie
Description: An ordinary married couple gets caught up in international intrigue and discovers that they have a knack for crime solving in this charming detective series.
Call Number: Drama
Format: DVD
Date Added: Aug 10, 2016
Brian Eastman, Edward Bennett, Andrew Grieve, David Suchet, Hugh Fraser
Call Number: Drama
Format: DVD
Date Added: Aug 10, 2016
Craig Viveiros, Charles Dance, Aidan Turner, Anna Maxwell Martin, Sam Neill
Description: It's 1939 and Europe teeters on the brink of war. Ten strangers are invited to Indian Island, an isolated rock near the Devon coast in southern England. Cut off from the mainland, with their generous hosts Mr and Mrs U.N. Owen mysteriously absent, they are each accused of a terrible crime. As each member of the party starts to die one by one, the survivors realize that one of them is a killer and start to turn on each other.
Call Number: Drama
Format: DVD
Date Added: Aug 10, 2016
Hugh Warren, John Foster Fay, Pip Broughton, Alex Pillai, Paul Wroblewski
Description: At the center of the action is top-ranking detective Janine Lewis, a single mother passionately committed to both her children and her work. She struggles to balance the demands of a high-powered, sometimes dangerous job with raising her children
Call Number: Drama
Format: DVD
Date Added: Aug 31, 2010
Harry Bradbeer, Jill (Director) Robertson, Tim Fywell, Daisy Coulam, James Norton
Description: It's 1953 and Sidney Chambers is vicar of Grantchester, a village just outside Cambridge, England. Sidney's is a quiet life. He tends to his flock, keeps up with his jazz collection, and does his best to contain his passion for beautiful heiress Amanda Kendall. But when one of his parishioners dies in suspicious circumstances, Sidney quickly finds that people confide things in a parish priest that they would never tell police.
Call Number: Drama
Format: DVD
Date Added: Aug 10, 2016
Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, Mark Gatiss, Steven Moffat, Arthur Conan Doyle
Description: A contemporary take on the classic Arthur Conan Doyle stories, Sherlock is a thrilling, funny, fast-paced adventure series set in present-day London. The iconic details from Conan Doyle's original books remain: they live at the same address, have the same names, and, somewhere out there, Moriarty is waiting for them. And so across three thrilling, scary, action-packed, and highly modern adventures, Sherlock and John navigate a maze of cryptic clues and lethal killers to get at the truth.
Call Number: Drama
Format: DVD
Date Added: Aug 10, 2016
Anna Maxwell Martin, Rachael Stirling, Sophie Rundle, Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), PBS Distribution (Firm)
Description: Four women who worked as codebreakers at Bletchley Park have taken up civilian lives. Susan has collated data about a series of murders. She tries to convince the police she knows where another body is, but they are unable to locate it and dismiss her. She turns to her three friends and they work out where the next victim will be taken, find the body, and then decide they are the only ones who can track down the killer.
Call Number: Drama
Format: DVD
Date Added: Aug 10, 2016
Christopher Petit, Norman Stone, Joan Hickson, Agatha Christie, Agatha Christie
Description: Return to post-war England for mystery and a cup of tea. The consummate prim and proper crime-fighting spinster, Miss Jane Marple sets down her knitting needles to unwind the most ingenious crimes. As she travels from city to countryside and even the Bahamas, murders, missing bodies and haunted dreams have a habit of falling across Miss Marple's path
Call Number: Drama
Format: DVD
Date Added: Aug 30, 2010
Rodney Bennett, Ian Carmichael, Dorothy L. (Dorothy Leigh) Sayers
Description: It looks like a tragic accident when Victor Dean falls down the spiral staircase at Pym's Publicity Ltd. His replacement (Wimsey in disguise) sets out to find the truth which leads him to a drug ring operating through someone at the agency
Call Number: Drama
Format: DVD
Date Added: Aug 30, 2010
Derek Jacobi, Ellis Peters
Description: Brother Cadfael finds himself caught in the crossfires of the civil war between King Stephen and the Empress Maud, and when he's called upon to bury 94 rebel soldiers and finds one corpse too many, it sets him on a murder trail. Based on books by Ellis Peters.
Call Number: 823 Bro Ser. 1, no. 1
Format: DVD
Date Added: Aug 30, 2010
Gub Neal, Jimmy McGovern, Simon Cellan Jones, Robbie Coltrane, Barbara Flynn
Description: Fitz is an addicted gambler, a heavy drinker, and a brilliant, if deeply flawed criminal psychologist. Follow Fitz as he investigates an accused commuter train killer with amnesia, a couple who share love and murder, and the killing of a young boy that shakes a community to its core
Call Number: Drama
Format: DVD
Date Added: Aug 30, 2010
Jill Green, Anthony Horowitz, Jeremy Silberston, Michael Kitchen, Anthony Howell
Description: When the Austrian-born wife of a local magistrate is found dead with a Swastika painted on a nearby tree, Foyle realizes the seemingly peaceful Sussex town harbors any number of suspects
Call Number: Drama
Format: DVD
Date Added: Aug 30, 2010
Deirdre Keir, Nicholas Renton, Daniel Boyle, Robert Carlyle, M. C Beaton
Description: Police constable Hamish Macbeth keeps the peace in the small Scottish town of Lochdubh in his own unique way
Call Number: Drama
Format: DVD
Date Added: Aug 30, 2010
John Davies, Roy Marsden, Wendy Hiller, Simon Ward
Description: Scotland Yard's Adam Dalgliesh is called to investigate when a government minister receives threatening letters. The Minister's own household is a challenge. His exquisite wife makes no secret of her adulterous affair with a fashionable surgeon. His only daughter, deeply involved in left-wing politics, has rejected her Conservative father. He is even resented by his own, strong-willed mother, whose favored son was killed in an IRA terrorist ambush. Dalgliesh has barely started on the case when a series of bizarre deaths turn the informal investigation into an urgent assignment
Call Number: Drama
Format: DVD
Date Added: Aug 30, 2010
Richard Laxton, Ruth Baumgarten, Lizzie Mickery, Nathaniel Parker, Sharon Small
Description: American author Elizabeth George revisited British mystery traditions in creating modern-day Detective Inspector Tommy Lynley, an earl partnered with a female detective assistant from the working classes.
Call Number: Drama
Format: DVD
Date Added: Aug 30, 2010
John Thaw, Kevin Whately, John Brown, Deirdre Keir, Antonia Bird
Description: Inspector Morse and his partner solve mysteries and bring criminals to justice
Call Number: Drama
Format: DVD
Date Added: Aug 30, 2010
Matt Graham, Bharat Nalluri, Claire Parker, John Simm, Philip Glenister
Description: After a car accident, modern-day police detective Sam Tyler wakes up to find he has been transported to 1973. Is he crazy, in a coma, or back in time? He must solve crimes using low-tech, highly aggressive 1970s methods, butt heads with his boss, and find time for a possible romance with policewoman Annie
Call Number: Drama
Format: DVD
Date Added: Aug 30, 2010
Ian McShane, Phyllis Logan, Dudley Sutton, Chris Jury
Description: Lovejoy, an antiques dealer and part-time detective, scours the murky salesrooms, auction halls and stately homes of Britain, always on the lookout for a find. And if the antiques business isn't exciting enough, Lovejoy has a particular weakness for a good sob story or a pretty face, either of which is enough to send him off in pursuit of villains and to help victims recover their property. Whether it's a priceless old master or a pretty young lady, his love of beauty is sure to land him in trouble wherever he goes
Call Number: Drama
Format: DVD
Date Added: Aug 30, 2010
John Nettles, Jeremy Silberston, Caroline Graham
Description: A successful theatrical director, Simon Fletcher, returns to Badger's Drift, his head filled with disturbing childhood memories. Soon after, a local property developer becomes the first in a string of baffling murders. Barnaby and Troy investigate the murders, looking for a common thread
Call Number: Drama
Format: DVD
Date Added: Aug 30, 2010
Deborah Jones, Diana Rigg, Neil Dudgeon, Peter Davison, Simon Booker
Description: Mrs. Bradley solves the most complicated crimes with a sly combination of charm, intelligence, and wit
Call Number: Drama
Format: DVD
Date Added: Aug 30, 2010
Caroline Catz, Lisa Faulkner, Jeremy Sheffield
Description: The newest additions to the sisterhood of British sleuths are attractive, sharp, and extremely entertaining. Meticulous and stubborn Detective Inspector Kate "Ash" Ashurst teams up with street-smart Detective Sergeant Emma "Scribbs" Scribbins as bickering detectives in an upscale suburb
Call Number: Drama
Format: DVD
Date Added: Aug 30, 2010
Christopher Menaul, Helen Mirren, Tom Bell, John Benfield, John Bowe
Description: When a young woman is found brutally murdered, and the DCI in charge is unable to take up the case, the role is passed on to Detective Chief Inspector Jane Tennison, the first female DCI to handle such a responsibility. Between a slippery suspect and resistence from her team of detectives, Tennison has her hands full
Call Number: Drama
Format: DVD
Date Added: Aug 30, 2010
Brian Farnham, Tom Clegg, Felicity Kendal, Pam Ferris
Description: Contains two episodes from the first series of Rosemary & Thyme, cozy mysteries about two female landscape gardeners who attract crime like bees to flowers.
Call Number: Drama
Format: DVD
Date Added: Aug 30, 2010
Neil Zeiger, Trevor Preston, Colin Firth, Robert Urquhart, George Costigan
Description: As a boy, Stephen Whalby took to his beloved moor to escape trouble at home. Trouble follows him there as an adult, however, when women's bodies begin turning up among the rocks, heather, and bogs. Stephen finds no refuge when D.I. Manciple--a rude outsider, unwelcome in the village of Vangmoor--targets him as the prime suspect
Call Number: Drama
Format: DVD
Date Added: Aug 30, 2010
Don Leaver, Richard Harris, David Jason, R. D. Wingfield
Description: An old-fashioned, gritty detective show based in England. This brash policeman follows his moral compass, shows compassion for the common man and always solves the case. Starring David Jason, who is regarded as the most popular actor on British TV
Call Number: Drama
Format: DVD
Date Added: Aug 30, 2010
Phil Leach, Robson Green, Hermione Norris, Val McDermid
Description: Clinical psychologist Dr. Tony Hill has an extraordinary understanding of the criminal mind. Working alongside Detective Inspector Carol Jordan, he helps the police profile and track down vicious killers in northern England
Call Number: Drama
Format: DVD
Date Added: Aug 30, 2010
Agatha Christie's Partners In Crime [DVD]
Jessica Raine, David Walliams, Clarke Peters, Alice Krige, Agatha Christie
Drama
A Taste For Death
John Davies, Roy Marsden, Wendy Hiller, Simon Ward
Drama
Agatha Christie's Poirot. The Classic Collection. Set 1, Volume 1 [DVD]
Brian Eastman, Edward Bennett, Andrew Grieve, David Suchet, Hugh Fraser
Drama
The Inspector Lynley Mysteries. A Great Deliverance
Richard Laxton, Ruth Baumgarten, Lizzie Mickery, Nathaniel Parker, Sharon Small
Drama
And Then There Were None [DVD]
Craig Viveiros, Charles Dance, Aidan Turner, Anna Maxwell Martin, Sam Neill
Drama
Inspector Morse Collection Set. Absolute Conviction
John Thaw, Kevin Whately, John Brown, Deirdre Keir, Antonia Bird
Drama
Blue Murder. Set 1, Disc 1
Hugh Warren, John Foster Fay, Pip Broughton, Alex Pillai, Paul Wroblewski
Drama
Life On Mars. Series 1
Matt Graham, Bharat Nalluri, Claire Parker, John Simm, Philip Glenister
Drama
Grantchester. [Season 1] [DVD]
Harry Bradbeer, Jill (Director) Robertson, Tim Fywell, Daisy Coulam, James Norton
Drama
Lovejoy. The Complete Season One
Ian McShane, Phyllis Logan, Dudley Sutton, Chris Jury
Drama
Sherlock. Season One [DVD]
Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, Mark Gatiss, Steven Moffat, Arthur Conan Doyle
Drama
Midsomer Murders. [Set 01, Volume 1], Death's Shadow
John Nettles, Jeremy Silberston, Caroline Graham
Drama
The Bletchley Circle [DVD] : Cracking A Killer's Code
Anna Maxwell Martin, Rachael Stirling, Sophie Rundle, Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), PBS Distribution (Firm)
Drama
The Mrs. Bradley Mysteries
Deborah Jones, Diana Rigg, Neil Dudgeon, Peter Davison, Simon Booker
Drama
Agatha Christie Marple. A Caribbean Mystery, The Mirror Crack'd From Side To Side
Christopher Petit, Norman Stone, Joan Hickson, Agatha Christie, Agatha Christie
Drama
Murder In Suburbia. Series One, Volume 1
Caroline Catz, Lisa Faulkner, Jeremy Sheffield
Drama
Lord Peter Wimsey. Murder Must Advertise. Disc 1, parts 1 & 2
Rodney Bennett, Ian Carmichael, Dorothy L. (Dorothy Leigh) Sayers
Drama
Prime Suspect. 1
Christopher Menaul, Helen Mirren, Tom Bell, John Benfield, John Bowe
Drama
Brother Cadfael. [Series 1, no. 1], One Corpse Too Many
Derek Jacobi, Ellis Peters
823 Bro Ser. 1, no. 1
Rosemary & Thyme. Series One, Volume 1
Brian Farnham, Tom Clegg, Felicity Kendal, Pam Ferris
Drama
Cracker. Series One
Gub Neal, Jimmy McGovern, Simon Cellan Jones, Robbie Coltrane, Barbara Flynn
Drama
The Ruth Rendell Mysteries. Set 1, Vol. 1, Master Of The Moor
Neil Zeiger, Trevor Preston, Colin Firth, Robert Urquhart, George Costigan
Drama
Foyle's war. [Set 1, volume 1], The German woman
Jill Green, Anthony Horowitz, Jeremy Silberston, Michael Kitchen, Anthony Howell
Drama
A Touch Of Frost. Season 01
Don Leaver, Richard Harris, David Jason, R. D. Wingfield
Drama
Hamish Macbeth. Series 1
Deirdre Keir, Nicholas Renton, Daniel Boyle, Robert Carlyle, M. C Beaton
Drama
Wire In The Blood. The Complete First Season
Phil Leach, Robson Green, Hermione Norris, Val McDermid
Drama