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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
Chris Chibnall, Louise Fox, Jane Featherstone, Richard Stokes, James Strong
Description: A town wrapped in secrets. When the body of eleven-year-old Danny Latimer is found on the beach in Broadchurch on the Dorset coast, Detective Sergeant Ellie Miller and her newly-appointed boss, Detective Inspector Alec Hardy, are called to investigate. As suspicions mount and the mystery deepens, a national spotlight descends upon Broadchurch, threatening to pull the town, its residents and their secrets apart.
Call Number: Drama
Format: DVD
Date Added: Mar 21, 2019
Jackie Larkin, Ben Richards, Tom Edge, Kieron Hawkes, Ruth Kenley-Letts
Description: Cormoran Strike is a war veteran turned private detective operating out of a tiny office in London's Denmark Street. Though he's wounded both physically and psychologically, Strike's unique insight and his background as an SIB Investigator prove crucial in solving complex cases that elude the police.
Call Number: Drama
Format: DVD
Date Added: Mar 20, 2019
Peter Robinson, Stephen Tompkinson, Jack Deam, Andrea Lowe, British Broadcasting Corporation
Description: Playing With Fire (Episodes 1 and 2): The discovery of two bodies in a suspected arson lead Banks and Cabbot to uncover an art forgery scheme. When another victim is found, Banks is determined to find the man behind the forgery ring before he can strike closer to home. Friend of the Devil (Episodes 3 and 4): This one has a lot of murder. A corpse in a storage room is investigated by Banks as Cabbot takes on a mutilated body on the Moors. When the identity of the brutalized girl is revealed, Cabbot seeks to connect this death with that of someone on the force. Meanwhile, Banks has difficulty determining how his crime was enacted. Cold is the Grave (Episodes 5 and 6): A robbery suspect is murdered, and the team must uncover a complicated series of events. Was the robbery staged? And when bodies keep popping up, it leads Banks to suspect that someone very close to him might be involved in these criminal dealings.
Call Number: Drama
Format: DVD
Date Added: Mar 21, 2019
Dean Parisot, Michael Patrick Jann, Tamra Davis, Paco Cabezas, Kim Todd
Description: The bizarre adventures of eccentric 'holistic' detective Dirk Gently and his reluctant assistant Todd.
Call Number: Comedy
Format: DVD
Date Added: Mar 20, 2019
Harry Bradbeer, Jill 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: Mar 21, 2019
Gareth Bryn, Sian Reese-Williams, Rhodri Meilir, Gwyneth Keyworth, Ian Saynor
Description: In this noir thriller from the team behind Hinterland, DI Cadi John investigates a string of disappearances in the mountains of Wales.
Call Number: Drama
Format: DVD
Date Added: Mar 21, 2019
Robson Green, Jemma Redgrave, Tara Fitzgerald, Philip Davis, Somerset Prew
Description: Dominic Milne is engaged to Dee Stanton whose ex-husband is serving a life sentence for murdering four women. When a girl in the class of Dee's 15 year-old son is found strangled, people begin to wonder if this is a case of "like father like son?"
Call Number: Drama
Format: DVD
Date Added: Mar 21, 2019
Essie Davis, Nathan Page, Hugo Johnstone-Burt, Kerry Greenwood, Acorn Media (Firm)
Description: Our lady sleuth sashays through the back lanes and jazz clubs of late 1920's Melbourne, fighting injustice with her pearl-handled pistol and her dagger sharp wit.
Call Number: Drama
Format: DVD
Date Added: Mar 21, 2019
Kenneth Branagh, Michael Green, Ridley Scott, Mark Gordon, Simon Kinberg
Description: What starts out as a lavish train ride through Europe quickly unfolds into one of the most stylish, suspenseful and thrilling mysteries ever told. From the novel by best-selling author Agatha Christie, tells the tale of thirteen strangers stranded on a train, where everyone is a suspect. One man must race against time to solve the puzzle before the murderer strikes again.
Call Number: Drama
Format: DVD
Date Added: Mar 20, 2019
Glen Laker, Rhonda Smith, David Caffrey, Stefanie Martini, Sam Reid
Description: The prequel to Prime suspect set in North London in the 1970s. Jane Tennison is a young police recruit in a decidedly man's world.
Call Number: Drama
Format: DVD
Date Added: Mar 20, 2019
Ella Kelly, Piotr Szkopiak, Carolina Giametta, Ian Barber, Richard Signy
Description: A ten part detective series from the BBC about an oddball couple of private detectives named Luella Shakespeare and Frank Hathaway. Investigating crime in Stratford-upon-Avon, the duo quickly discover all is not as peaceful as it seems in this little theatre town.
Call Number: ordered 012419
Format: DVD
Date Added: Mar 20, 2019
Peter Moss, Wayne Grigsby, Louise Penny, Nathaniel Parker, Anthony Lemke
Description: The village of Three Pines, a refuge from the modern world in the beautiful Eastern Townships, basks in the tranquil glory of its autumn colours. But the blazing woods conceal the body of a much-loved teacher-- shot through the heart with an arrow. A tragic hunting accident or murder? Charismatic Chief Inspector Armand Gamache and his team of officers probe to discover deep layers of deceit, resentment, and murderous rage in the pretty village.
Call Number: Drama
Format: DVD
Date Added: Mar 21, 2019
Craig Pickles, Fiona Walton, John Hardwick, Damien Molony, Clare-Hope Ashitey
Description: In this unique police procedural drama, DS Jack Weston, DC Charlie Steele, and DI Martha Bellamy investigate a series of crimes in modern-day London. The nine episodes are unscripted, and the actors improvise all dialogue. From missing person's reports to murders and drug overdoses, this fascinating drama explores both the mysteries involved in police work and the relationships between the investigators.
Call Number: Drama
Format: DVD
Date Added: Mar 21, 2019
Freda Kelsall, William Corlett, Trevor Bowen, Michael Simpson, Desmond Davis
Description: "In these stories, lesser-known Christie heroes and heroines solve crimes of the heart as well as puzzling cases of larceny and murder. With just the right mix of danger and deception, romance and revenge, innocence and intrigue, these classic adaptations are Christie at her best"--Container.
Call Number: Drama
Format: DVD
Date Added: Mar 21, 2019
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: Mar 20, 2019
Chris Lang, Tim Bradley, Andy Wilson, Nicola Walker, Sanjeev Bhaskar
Description: When a body is discovered in a derelict building, DCI Cassie Stuart must untangle lies that have been covered up for nearly forty years. With her partner, DI Sunil Sunny Khan they narrow the list to four suspects, each with something to hide. As their deceptions are discovered, the people they love most begin to wonder what else they might be capable of.
Call Number: Drama
Format: DVD
Date Added: Mar 21, 2019
Phil Leach, Robson Green, Hermione Norris, Val McDermid, Coastal Productions
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: Mar 21, 2019
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Agatha Christie's Partners In Crime [DVD]
Jessica Raine, David Walliams, Clarke Peters, Alice Krige, Agatha Christie
Drama
Murder On The Orient Express [DVD]
Kenneth Branagh, Michael Green, Ridley Scott, Mark Gordon, Simon Kinberg
Drama
Broadchurch: The Complete First Season [DVD]
Chris Chibnall, Louise Fox, Jane Featherstone, Richard Stokes, James Strong
Drama
Prime Suspect. Tennison [DVD]
Glen Laker, Rhonda Smith, David Caffrey, Stefanie Martini, Sam Reid
Drama
C. B. Strike, The Series [DVD]
Jackie Larkin, Ben Richards, Tom Edge, Kieron Hawkes, Ruth Kenley-Letts
Drama
Shakespeare & Hathaway: Private Investigators. Season 1 [DVD]
Ella Kelly, Piotr Szkopiak, Carolina Giametta, Ian Barber, Richard Signy
ordered 012419
DCI Banks: Season One [DVD]
Peter Robinson, Stephen Tompkinson, Jack Deam, Andrea Lowe, British Broadcasting Corporation
Drama
Still Life: A Three Pines Mystery [DVD]
Peter Moss, Wayne Grigsby, Louise Penny, Nathaniel Parker, Anthony Lemke
Drama
Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency. Season One [DVD]
Dean Parisot, Michael Patrick Jann, Tamra Davis, Paco Cabezas, Kim Todd
Comedy
Suspects: Series One & Two [DVD]
Craig Pickles, Fiona Walton, John Hardwick, Damien Molony, Clare-Hope Ashitey
Drama
Grantchester [Season 1] [DVD]
Harry Bradbeer, Jill Robertson, Tim Fywell, Daisy Coulam, James Norton
Drama
The Agatha Christie Hour. Set 1 [DVD]
Freda Kelsall, William Corlett, Trevor Bowen, Michael Simpson, Desmond Davis
Drama
Hidden. Series 1 [DVD]
Gareth Bryn, Sian Reese-Williams, Rhodri Meilir, Gwyneth Keyworth, Ian Saynor
Drama
The Bletchley Circle: Cracking A Killer's Code [DVD]
Anna Maxwell Martin, Rachael Stirling, Sophie Rundle, Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), PBS Distribution (Firm)
Drama
Like Father Like Son [DVD]
Robson Green, Jemma Redgrave, Tara Fitzgerald, Philip Davis, Somerset Prew
Drama
Unforgotten: The Complete First Season [DVD]
Chris Lang, Tim Bradley, Andy Wilson, Nicola Walker, Sanjeev Bhaskar
Drama
Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries. Series 1. Discs 1 And 2 [DVD]
Essie Davis, Nathan Page, Hugo Johnstone-Burt, Kerry Greenwood, Acorn Media (Firm)
Drama
Wire In The Blood: The Complete First Season [DVD]
Phil Leach, Robson Green, Hermione Norris, Val McDermid, Coastal Productions
Drama