An Expert In Murder

Murder mystery by Nicola Upson set in 1934, blending fact with fiction.

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012008042120171120 (BBC7)

Murder mystery by Nicola Upson set in 1934, blending fact with fiction.

A playwright goes to London for the last week of her hit play and meets an ill-fated fan.

Scottish crime writer Josephine Tey is on her way to London for the final week of her hit play Richard of Bordeaux.

On board, she meets a young fan, but tragedy awaits at King's Cross.

1/10. Scottish crime writer Josephine Tey is on her way to London for the final week of her hit play Richard of Bordeaux. On board, she meets a young fan, but tragedy awaits at King's Cross.

Penrose....Jimmy Chisholm

Hedley....Simon Donaldson

Forrester/Spilsbury....Nick Farr

Josephine Tey....Meg Fraser

Grace....Monica Gibb

Fleming....Richard Greenwood

Lydia....Irene MacDougall

Johnny/Bageot....Mark McDonnell

Fallowfield/Swinburne....Grant O'Rourke

Maitland....Wendy Seager

Elspeth....Laura Smales

Bernard....Gareth Thomas

Marta....Joanna Tope

Frank....Paul Young

Dramatised by Robin Brooks.

Directed by Gaynor Macfarlane.

022008042220171121 (BBC7)

The clues to a murder lead a police inspector to an old acquaintance.

A grisly murder has been committed at King's Cross.

The clues lead Inspector Penrose reluctantly to his old acquaintance Josephine Tey.

2/10. A grisly murder has been committed at King's Cross. The clues lead Inspector Penrose reluctantly to his old acquaintance Josephine Tey.

Penrose....Jimmy Chisholm

Hedley....Simon Donaldson

Forrester/Spilsbury....Nick Farr

Josephine Tey....Meg Fraser

Grace....Monica Gibb

Fleming....Richard Greenwood

Lydia....Irene MacDougall

Johnny/Bageot....Mark McDonnell

Fallowfield/Swinburne....Grant O'Rourke

Maitland....Wendy Seager

Elspeth....Laura Smales

Bernard....Gareth Thomas

Marta....Joanna Tope

Frank....Paul Young

Dramatised by Robin Brooks.

Directed by Gaynor Macfarlane.

032008042320171122 (BBC7)

The investigation leads Penrose into the theatre world of London's West End.

3/10. The investigation leads Penrose into the theatre world of London's West End.

Penrose....Jimmy Chisholm

Hedley....Simon Donaldson

Forrester/Spilsbury....Nick Farr

Josephine Tey....Meg Fraser

Grace....Monica Gibb

Fleming....Richard Greenwood

Lydia....Irene MacDougall

Johnny/Bageot....Mark McDonnell

Fallowfield/Swinburne....Grant O'Rourke

Maitland....Wendy Seager

Elspeth....Laura Smales

Bernard....Gareth Thomas

Marta....Joanna Tope

Frank....Paul Young

Dramatised by Robin Brooks.

Directed by Gaynor Macfarlane.

042008042420171123 (BBC7)

Penrose waits to speak to impresario Bernard Aubrey, but tragedy is about to strike.

Penrose waits for the opportunity to speak to impresario Bernard Aubrey, but tragedy is about to strike at the theatre.

4/10. Penrose waits for the opportunity to speak to impresario Bernard Aubrey, but tragedy is about to strike at the theatre.

Penrose....Jimmy Chisholm

Hedley....Simon Donaldson

Forrester/Spilsbury....Nick Farr

Josephine Tey....Meg Fraser

Grace....Monica Gibb

Fleming....Richard Greenwood

Lydia....Irene MacDougall

Johnny/Bageot....Mark McDonnell

Fallowfield/Swinburne....Grant O'Rourke

Maitland....Wendy Seager

Elspeth....Laura Smales

Bernard....Gareth Thomas

Marta....Joanna Tope

Frank....Paul Young

Dramatised by Robin Brooks.

Directed by Gaynor Macfarlane.

052008042520171124 (BBC7)

Penrose is baffled and worried. Could Josephine be the next victim?

Penrose is nowhere near catching the murderer, and he is anxious that Josephine could be the next victim.

5/10. Penrose is nowhere near catching the murderer, and he is anxious that Josephine could be the next victim.

Penrose....Jimmy Chisholm

Hedley....Simon Donaldson

Forrester/Spilsbury....Nick Farr

Josephine Tey....Meg Fraser

Grace....Monica Gibb

Fleming....Richard Greenwood

Lydia....Irene MacDougall

Johnny/Bageot....Mark McDonnell

Fallowfield/Swinburne....Grant O'Rourke

Maitland....Wendy Seager

Elspeth....Laura Smales

Bernard....Gareth Thomas

Marta....Joanna Tope

Frank....Paul Young

Dramatised by Robin Brooks.

Directed by Gaynor Macfarlane.

062008042820171127 (BBC7)

Penrose suspects that the war may hold the key to his double murder investigation.

Hedley White, one of the chief suspects, reappears.

6/10. Penrose suspects that the war may hold the key to his double murder investigation. Hedley White, one of the chief suspects, reappears.

Penrose....Jimmy Chisholm

Hedley....Simon Donaldson

Josephine Tey....Meg Fraser

Fleming....Richard Greenwood

Lydia....Irene MacDougall

Johnny....Mark McDonnell

Fallowfield/Swinburne....Grant O'Rourke

Sister/Alice/Maitland/Landlady....Wendy Seager

Marta....Joanna Tope

Frank....Paul Young

Dramatised by Robin Brooks.

Directed by Gaynor Macfarlane.

072008042920171128 (BBC7)

Hedley has asked his friend Rafe Swinburne to provide him with an alibi.

Hedley has asked his friend Rafe Swinburne to provide him with an alibi for the time of Elspeth's murder.

Penrose is yet to be convinced that Josephine was not the intended victim.

7/10. Hedley has asked his friend Rafe Swinburne to provide him with an alibi for the time of Elspeth's murder. Penrose is yet to be convinced that Josephine was not the intended victim.

Penrose....Jimmy Chisholm

Hedley....Simon Donaldson

Josephine Tey....Meg Fraser

Fleming....Richard Greenwood

Lydia....Irene MacDougall

Johnny....Mark McDonnell

Fallowfield/Swinburne....Grant O'Rourke

Sister/Alice/Maitland/Landlady....Wendy Seager

Marta....Joanna Tope

Frank....Paul Young

Dramatised by Robin Brooks.

Directed by Gaynor Macfarlane.

082008043020171129 (BBC7)

Elspeth's adoptive mother arrives in London and provides Penrose with a vital clue.

Elspeth's adoptive mother Alice Simmons arrives in London and provides Penrose with a link between the past and the present.

8/10. Elspeth's adoptive mother Alice Simmons arrives in London and provides Penrose with a link between the past and the present.

Penrose....Jimmy Chisholm

Hedley....Simon Donaldson

Josephine Tey....Meg Fraser

Fleming....Richard Greenwood

Lydia....Irene MacDougall

Johnny....Mark McDonnell

Fallowfield/Swinburne....Grant O'Rourke

Sister/Alice/Maitland/Landlady....Wendy Seager

Marta....Joanna Tope

Frank....Paul Young

Dramatised by Robin Brooks.

Directed by Gaynor Macfarlane.

092008050120171130 (BBC7)

Penrose discovers a link between Elspeth and Bernard.

Penrose has discovered a link between Elspeth and Bernard, but what he has yet to find out is the identity of the murderer.

Vital information comes from a very unexpected source.

9/10. Penrose has discovered a link between Elspeth and Bernard, but what he has yet to find out is the identity of the murderer. Vital information comes from a very unexpected source.

Penrose....Jimmy Chisholm

Hedley....Simon Donaldson

Josephine Tey....Meg Fraser

Fleming....Richard Greenwood

Lydia....Irene MacDougall

Johnny....Mark McDonnell

Fallowfield/Swinburne....Grant O'Rourke

Sister/Alice/Maitland/Landlady....Wendy Seager

Marta....Joanna Tope

Frank....Paul Young

Dramatised by Robin Brooks.

Directed by Gaynor Macfarlane.

10 LAST2008050220171201 (BBC7)

Josephine and Marta find themselves in mortal danger.

Marta has made a ghastly discovery as the investigation closes in on the murderer.

10/10. Josephine and Marta find themselves in mortal danger. Marta has made a ghastly discovery as the investigation closes in on the murderer.

Penrose....Jimmy Chisholm

Hedley....Simon Donaldson

Josephine Tey....Meg Fraser

Fleming....Richard Greenwood

Lydia....Irene MacDougall

Johnny....Mark McDonnell

Fallowfield/Swinburne....Grant O'Rourke

Sister/Alice/Maitland/Landlady....Wendy Seager

Marta....Joanna Tope

Frank....Paul Young

Dramatised by Robin Brooks.

Directed by Gaynor Macfarlane.

As the investigation closes in, Josephine and Marta find themselves in mortal danger.