The Inspector Alleyn Mysteries

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07/11/200720120119 (BBC7)
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Lord Wutherford meets a nasty death at the home of the Lampreys.

The gentlemen detective investigates the gruesome death of the head of a spendthrift aristocratic family. Stars Jeremy Clyde.

The gentlemen detective investigates the gruesome death of the head of a spendthrift aristocratic family. Stars Jeremy Clyde.

A Man Lay Dead2001010620071106 (BBC7)
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When a murder takes place at a country house party, it poses another baffling case for Inspector Alleyn. Starring Jeremy Clyde.

The gentleman detective probes a baffling murder at a country house party.

The gentleman detective tackles a country house party murder. Jeremy Clyde stars in Dame Ngaio Marsh's thriller.

Adaptations of Dame Ngaio Marsh's tales of the gentleman detective

When a murder takes place at a country-house party, it poses another baffling case for the glamorous Chief Detective Inspector Alleyn.

Dame Ngaio Marsh’s gentleman detective novel dramatised by Michael Bakewell.

Starring Jeremy Clyde as CDI Alleyn.

Nigel Bathgate.... Nick Waring
Angela North.... Molly Gaisford
Sir Hubert Hansley.... Donald Sinden
Arthur Wilde.... John Moffatt
Marjorie Wilde.... Dorothy Tutin
Rosamund Grant.... Susannah Corbett
Doctor.... John Hartley
Charles Rankin.... Derek Waring
Sgt Bunce.... Stephen Thorne

Director: Enyd Williams

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 2001.

A Surfeit Of Lampreys2007110720120119 (BBC7)
20120120 (BBC7)
20130727 (BBC7)
20141026 (BBC7)

The gentleman sleuth probes the death of the head of a spendthrift aristocratic family.

Gentleman sleuth Inspector Alleyn probes a grisly death of the head of a spendthrift aristocratic family. Stars Jeremy Clyde.

The gentlemen detective investigates the gruesome death of the head of a spendthrift aristocratic family. Stars Jeremy Clyde.

Lord Wutherford meets a nasty death at the home of the Lampreys.

The gentlemen detective investigates the gruesome death of the head of a spendthrift aristocratic family. Stars Jeremy Clyde.

Gentleman sleuth Inspector Alleyn probes a grisly death of the head of a spendthrift aristocratic family. Stars Jeremy Clyde.

Death And The Dancing Footman1986122720180609 (BBC7)
20180610 (BBC7)
Chief Inspector Roderick Alleyn probes a murder at an extravagant house party.

Adaptations of Dame Ngaio Marsh's tales of the gentleman detective

Jonathan Royal is a man rich enough to indulge his somewhat extravagant sense of the theatrical.

But when he bizarrely throws a weekend party for guests with good reasons to loathe one another, his malicious comedy quickly turns to tragedy - leaving Chief Inspector Roderick Alleyn investigating murder...

Dame Ngaio Marsh's thriller dramatised by Alan Downer.

Starring Nigel Graham as Chief Detective Inspector Roderick Alleyn, Laurence Payne as Jonathan Royal, Steven Pacey as Aubrey Mandrake, Avril Clark as Sandra Compline, Stuart Organ as William Compline, Stephen Hattersley as Nicholas Compline, Jane Leonard as Chloris Wynne, Alan Downer as Dr Francis Hart, Natasha Pyne as Mme Elise Lisse, Margaret Ward as Lady Hersey Amblington, Elaine Claxton as Troy Alleyn, Peter Tuddenham as James Bewling, Shaun Prendergast as the Rev Copeland and Brian Hewlett as Thomas.

Director: David Johnston

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2001.

Death And The Dancing Footman1990121720210320 (BBC7)
20210321 (BBC7)
Jonathan Royal is a man rich enough to indulge his somewhat extravagant sense of the theatrical.

But when he bizarrely throws a weekend party for guests with good reasons to loathe one another, his malicious comedy quickly turns to tragedy - leaving Chief Inspector Roderick Alleyn investigating murder

Dame Ngaio Marsh's detective thriller stars Nigel Graham.

Dramatised by Alan Downer.

Chief Detective Inspector Roderick Alleyn Nigel Graham
Jonathan Royal Laurence Payne
Aubrey Mandrake Steven Pacey
Sandra Compline Avril Clark
William Compline Stuart Organ
Nicholas Compline Stephen Hattersley
Chloris Wynne Jane Leonard
Dr Francis Hart Alan Downer
Mme Elise Lisse Natasha Pyne
Lady Hersey Amblington Margaret Ward
Troy Alleyn Elaine Claxton
James Bewling Peter Tuddenham
Reverend Copeland Shaun Prendergast
Detective Inspextor Fox Brian Hewlett

Director: David Johnston

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1986,

Chief Inspector Roderick Alleyn probes a murder at an extravagant house party.

Adaptations of Dame Ngaio Marsh's tales of the gentleman detective

Opening Night20071108 (BBC7)
20130803 (BBC7)
Gentleman detective, Inspector Alleyn probes a top actor's mysterious death. Jeremy Clyde stars in Dame Ngaio Marsh's thriller.
When In Rome2003041220071109 (BBC7)
20130810 (BBC7)
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20201127 (BBC7)
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1970s Rome. Chief Detective Inspector Alleyn is incognito and on the trail of a vast drugs syndicate - and some exceptionally unsavoury blackmail.

But he hasn't reckoned on murder.

Dame Ngaio Marsh's detective novel dramatised by Michael Bakewell.

Starring Jeremy Clyde as CDI Alleyn, Nick Waring as Nigel Bathgate, Pauline Jameson as Sonia, Lady Bracely, Tom George as Kenneth Dorne, David Swift as Baron Van der Veghel, Paula Jacobs as Baroness Van der Veghel, Annabelle Dowler as Sophy Jason, Sean Arnold as Barnaby Grant, Derek Waring as Major Sweet, Matthew Devereaux as Sebastian Mailer, James Greene as Father Denys, Stephen Critchlow as Valdarno and Carolyn Jones as Violetta.

Director: Enyd Williams

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2003.

Trailing a vast 1970s drugs syndicate, Inspector Alleyn heads incognito to Italy.

Adaptations of Dame Ngaio Marsh's tales of the gentleman detective

Trailing a vast 1970s drugs syndicate, Inspector Alleyn heads incognito to Italy. But he hasn't reckoned on murder. Stars Jeremy Clyde.

Trailing a vast drugs syndicate, Inspector Alleyn heads incognito to Rome. But he hasn't counted on murder. Stars Jeremy Clyde.

But he hasn't reckoned on murder...

Dame Ngaio Marsh's tale of the gentleman detective - dramatised by Michael Bakewell.

CDI Alleyn …. Jeremy Clyde
Nigel Bathgate …. Nick Waring
Sonia, Lady Bracely …. Pauline Jameson
Kenneth Dorne …. Tom George
Baron Van der Veghel …. David Swift
Baroness Van der Veghel …. Paula Jacobs
Sophy Jason …. Annabelle Dowler
Barnaby Grant …. Sean Arnold
Major Sweet …. Derek Waring
Sebastian Mailer …. Matthew Devereaux
Father Denys …. James Greene
Valdarno …. Stephen Critchlow
Violetta/Receptionist …. Carolyn Jones

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in April 2003.

Trailing a vast drugs syndicate, Inspector Alleyn heads incognito to Rome. But he hasn't counted on murder. Stars Jeremy Clyde.