A recent widower and acclaimed poet, Dalgliesh is a cerebral, reserved man but possessed of exceptional empathy and insight. As he investigates complex crimes in 1970's England, he plumbs the darker depths of the human psyche in his pursuit of justice. These adaptations of James's award-winning novels also star Jeremy Irvine (War Horse) and Carlyss Peer (Grantchester).
Shroud for a Nightingale - Dalgliesh probes the poisoning of a nursing student.
The Black Tower - A visit to an old friend becomes an inquiry into deaths at a home for the disabled.
A Taste for Death - Dalgliesh investigates the slayings of two men in a London church.
Death of an Expert Witness - A senior forensic biologist is found dead in his Lab calling Dalgliesh to East Anglia.
A Certain Justice - An illustrious but controversial defence barrister is found dead in her chambers.
The Murder Room - A young doctor is set on fire in the grounds of his family museum.