TV Detectives

'Cos everyone loves a whodunnit

From left to right: Jeremy Brett, David Suchet, Peter Davison and John Thaw (1990) a.k.a. Sherlock Holmes, Hercule Poirot, Albert Campion and Inspector Morse.
(Source: jeremybrett.info)

Inspector Morse takes a break

newyorker:

In this week’s issue, Emily Nussbaum reviews the Netflix series “Happy Valley”:

"There’s something refreshing about how ‘Happy Valley’ treats violence not as power but as chaos, an inevitable psychological decay that causes even the worst criminals to turn on one another as the cops close in."

Illustration by Marc Aspinall

newyorker:

In this week’s issue, Emily Nussbaum reviews the Netflix series “Happy Valley”:

"There’s something refreshing about how ‘Happy Valley’ treats violence not as power but as chaos, an inevitable psychological decay that causes even the worst criminals to turn on one another as the cops close in."

Illustration by Marc Aspinall

Just another day in Midsomer

Women detective double acts: Scott & Bailey, Cagney & Lacey, Rosemary & Thyme

A young Lewis
Warrick Brown: Who brings a gun to a knife fight?
Gil Grissom: The winner?
CSI

Warrick Brown: Who brings a gun to a knife fight?

Gil Grissom: The winner?

CSI

Kevin Whately (Sergeant Lewis, left) and John Thaw (Inspector Morse, centre) during the filming of The Dead of Jericho.
The Dead of Jericho was filmed around Canal Street in the hot summer of 1985, and the area was overtaken by the film crews and equipment. Residents remember the Bookbinders filled with actors and crew, and floodlighting on top of a crane at the end of Canal Street illuminated the whole of Jericho.
(Source: jerichocentre.org)

Kevin Whately (Sergeant Lewis, left) and John Thaw (Inspector Morse, centre) during the filming of The Dead of Jericho.

The Dead of Jericho was filmed around Canal Street in the hot summer of 1985, and the area was overtaken by the film crews and equipment. Residents remember the Bookbinders filled with actors and crew, and floodlighting on top of a crane at the end of Canal Street illuminated the whole of Jericho.

(Source: jerichocentre.org)

Rosemary & Thyme
Arguably the brains behind the operation, DS James Hathaway
Lewis