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Cadfael by Ellis Peters( Visual )

17 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 1,412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brother Cadfael investigates the disappearance of Baron Huon de Domville who mysteriously rides off alone into the night on the eve of his wedding and is never seen alive again
Tinker, tailor, soldier, spy by John Le Carré( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 1,193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"No doubt remains; a mole has infiltrated the highest level of the Circus, code name for British Secret Intelligence Service. Sidelined agent George Smiley is covertly tapped to root out the mole, a task that requires a painstaking dig through the labyrinths of Cold War-era espionage and his own past."--Container
The complete works of William Shakespeare (abridged) by William Shakespeare( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 1,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This three-man troupe perform all of Shakespeare's plays in 90 comedic minutes
Agatha Christie Marple( Visual )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 1,034 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These four lavish productions are all-new adaptations of Christie classics
Slings & arrows by Peter Wellington( Visual )

19 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 1,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now ensconced as artistic director of the New Burbage theatre festival, Geoffrey Tennant must stage the cursed play Macbeth to fulfill the vision of his deceased predecessor Oliver Welles. The actor cast in the lead engages in a titanic clash of egos with Geoffrey, while Oliver weighs in confrontationally from the grave. The festival faces a financial crisis that forces its CEO to engage in some risky business, while leading lady Ellen Fanshaw endures a life-altering tax audit. Adding to the mayhem is the return of the madcap guest director Darren Nichols, who stages a post-post-modern Romeo and Juliet after the original director breaks her neck. Could it be the curse of Macbeth?
Doc Martin( Visual )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 996 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the sixth series, the doctor tackles fatherhood and his complicated relationship with local teacher Louisa
Doc Martin( Visual )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 977 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Martin Ellingham is brilliant, dedicated, and highly efficient. He's also brusque, abrasive, and terrified of blood. Once a successful London surgeon, he's now a GP in the idyllic Cornish fishing village of Portwenn, where he's every bit as eccentric as the villagers he serves
Doc Martin( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martin Clunes is back as the surly, self-centered Dr. Martin Ellingham. In the fifth series, the doctor plots his escape from the idyllic town of Portwenn and its idiosyncratic residents. Includes eight episodes
Foyle's war( Visual )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Foyle, a veteran detective is persuaded to remain on duty at home rather than join the troops at the front as World War II begins. But home is on the vulnerable southern English coast and the chaos, danger and venality of war seep into everyday events
Doc Martin( Visual )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doc Martin continues his misanthropic adventures in the idyllic seaside village of Portwenn. The fourth season of the hit dramedy sees two unexpected arrivals that complicate the good doctor's already messy life. Contains eight episodes
Foyle's war by Anthony Horowitz( Visual )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 950 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the gripping third series that airs on PBS. Michael Kitchen plays a veteran detective whose job on the home front in southern England is complicated by WWII raging over Europe
The last detective by Peter Davison( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 950 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Constable 'Dangerous' Davies is the odd man out in his small London police station. He cracks the tough cases anyway, with old-fashioned investigative work rather than violent confrontation
Doc Martin( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 944 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a hard-charging London surgeon, Martin Ellingham didn't need a bedside manner. His patients were unconscious, so he could be as rude and arrogant as he pleased. All that changes when he develops a crippling fear of blood and is forced to give up surgery. Now a GP in a sleepy, picturesque Cornish fishing village, Doc Martin offends everyone in town, including the one person he wants to impress, beautiful teacher Louisa Glasson. Getting her attention proves even more difficult when Louisa's old flame returns to the village and becomes his new rival
Miss Fisher's murder mysteries( Visual )

11 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and held by 939 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1920s Melbourne, the Honourable Phryne Fisher is a thoroughly modern woman operating in a mostly male world. The glamorous lady detective goes about her work with a pistol close at hand--and, more often than not, a male admirer even closer."--Container
Doc Martin by Martin Clunes( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In these all-new episodes, the doctor continues his practice in the picturesque seaside town of Portwenn, while raising his son with wife Louisa
Agatha Christie And then there were none by Agatha Christie( Visual )

9 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's 1939 and Europe teeters on the brink of war. Ten strangers are invited to Indian Island, an isolated rock near the Devon coast in southern England. Cut off from the mainland, with their generous hosts Mr and Mrs U.N. Owen mysteriously absent, they are each accused of a terrible crime. As each member of the party starts to die one by one, the survivors realize that one of them is a killer and start to turn on each other
Foyle's war( Visual )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

DCS Christopher Foyle investigates wartime crimes in the English coastal town of Hastings. With the end of World War II slowly but inevitably approaching, Foyle and his fellow citizens learn the price of victory and face a peace that will transform their lives in unexpected ways. Plan of attack: April 1944. DS Milner's investigation of a transportation fraud sets in motion a series of events that brings Foyle back to the force. As Hastings hosts an ecumenical conference on the morality of continued Allied bombing, Foyle probes the suspicious death of a young cartographer from the Air Ministry office. Broken souls: October 1944. At a psychiatric clinic treating troubled soldiers, the investigation of a doctor's murder turns up no shortage of suspects among the patients and staff. It also complicates Foyle's friendship with Dr. Josef Novak, the Polish refugee who heads the clinic. All clear: May 1945. As all of Britain awaits the formal announcement of the war's end, Foyle reluctantly joins a committee preparing to keep public order during the celebration to come. But the end comes too soon for two men-- one a stabbing victim, the other an apparent suicide
Foyle's war by Anthony Horowitz( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Casualties of war: While investigating gambling and sabotage, Foyle takes in his troubled goddaughter and her severely traumatized son, who refuses to speak
The Lord Peter Wimsey mysteries( Visual )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The quintessential English 1920s detective faces some of his toughest mysteries
Midsomer murders( Visual )

15 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these four contemporary British television mysteries. Blood Wedding -- Cully's wedding day is fast approaching, but a series of bizarre murders at an upper-class wedding leave Barnaby distracted. Shot at Dawn -- A long-standing family feud erupts into violence after a disgraced soldier's name is placed on a World War I memorial. Left for Dead -- Barnaby discovers a potential link between a double murder and a decades-old disappearance in the sleepy town of Dunstan. Bonus disc: Super Sleuths, a documentary about Midsomer Murders in which John Nettles, Caroline Graham, Anthony Horowitz, and others reflect on the show's first decade
 
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