The Chief Inspector Dover Mysteries

Episodes

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Dover And The Claret Tappers20120111 (BBC7)
20120112 (BBC7)
20130709 (BBC7)
20130710 (BBC7)
20171013 (BBC7)
Inspector Dover is kidnapped. But is this the start of something even more sinister?

When one of their own gets kidnapped, there's a sense of jubilation at Scotland Yard.

Not what you might expect, but then the victim is Inspector Dover, and he's not quite the detective England expects. Is this the start of something more sinister?

Set in 1976, Joyce Porter's comedy thriller is dramatised by Paul Mendelson.

Stars Kenneth Cranham as Chief Inspector Dover, Stuart McQuarrie as Sergeant McGregor, Crawford Logan as Commander Brockhurst, Nick Underwood as Inspector Horton, Liza Sadovy as Mrs Withycombe, Carla Simpson as Mildred Denny, Carolyn Pickles as Mrs Carruthers, Andy Harrison as John Perking, Paul Copley as Daniel Wibbley, Nicola Wainwright as Avril, Terry Wale as Gallagher, Laura Smales as Mary Jones, Lucy Paterson as Lesley Whittaker and Joanna Tope as Noreen.

Dramatised by Paul Mendelson.

Director: David Ian Neville

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2005.

Inspector Dover is kidnapped. But is this the start of something even more sinister? With Kenneth Cranham and Carolyn Pickles.

Jubilation at Scotland Yard as Inspector Dover gets kidnapped.

Jubilation at Scotland Yard as Inspector Dover gets kidnapped. Joyce Porter's comedy thriller set in 1976 stars Kenneth Cranham.

Dover And The Unkindest Cut Of All20120113 (BBC7)
20120114 (BBC7)
20130711 (BBC7)
20130712 (BBC7)
Might Sergeant McGregor be deprived of his manhood? Joyce Porter's comedy thriller.

Might Sergeant McGregor be deprived of his manhood? Joyce Porter's comedy thriller set in 1976 stars Kenneth Cranham and Philip Madoc.

McGregor might be deprived of his manhood. Joyce Porter's comedy thriller.

McGregor might be deprived of his manhood. Joyce Porter's comedy thriller set in 1976 stars Kenneth Cranham and Philip Madoc.

Dover Beats The Band20120112 (BBC7)
20120113 (BBC7)
20130710 (BBC7)
20130711 (BBC7)
The lazy detective probes a murder at a holiday camp. But is the victim really innocent?

The lazy detective probes a murder at a holiday camp. But is the victim really an innocent philatelist? Joyce Porter's thriller stars Kenneth Cranham.

The Yard's lazy detective probes a philatelist's murder at a 1976 holiday camp.

The Yard's lazy detective probes a philatelist's murder at a 1976 holiday camp. Joyce Porter's thriller stars Kenneth Cranham.

Dover Goes To Pott20120110 (BBC7)
20120111 (BBC7)
20130708 (BBC7)
20130709 (BBC7)
20171012 (BBC7)
The Yard's Inspector Dover probes the murder of a businessman's daughter.

The leading Yorkshire businessman wants justice to be done and has asked for the best detective London can offer...instead he gets Chief Inspector Dover from Scotland Yard.

Set in the 1960s, Joyce Porter's comedy thriller is dramatised by Paul Mendelson.

Stars Kenneth Cranham as Chief Inspector Dover, Carla Simpson as Mildred Denny, Nicola Wainwright as Avril, Andy Harrison as John Perking, Liza Sadovy as Mrs Withycombe, Stuart McQuarrie as Sergeant McGregor, Paul Copley as Daniel Wibbley and Carolyn Pickles as Mrs Carruthers.

Dramatised by Paul Mendelson.

Director: David Ian Neville

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2003.

The Yard's Inspector Dover probes the murder of a businessman's daughter. Joyce Porter's 1960s thriller stars Kenneth Cranham.

The Yard's Inspector Dover probes the murder of a businessman's daughter. Joyce Porter's 1960s thriller stars Kenneth Cranham.