Best British Mysteries

A Listmania! list by Richard Lane (Earth)
(REAL NAME)   
The list author says: "I love the mysteries from the BBC"
Life On Mars: The Complete First Series (U.K.)
1.  Life On Mars: The Complete First Series (U.K.) DVD ~ John Simm
The list author says:
  "Great series.  Premise is a little strange, but once you except it, the series is excellent.  You will especially enjoy the trip back to the early 70's with the music, the clothes, and realizing just how politically correct our language and behavior have become.

Can actually make you miss the 70's, pre disco era"
$24.20   Used & New from: $10.53
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (84 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

Inspector Morse - Complete Collection
2.  Inspector Morse - Complete Collection DVD ~ John Thaw
The list author says:
  "To me, the king of all british detectives.  I can't say enough about this series, it's one of the only mystery series where I can't predict the villian in the first 5 minutes (as I can with, say, Monk).  The side benefit of this series is my appreciation for classical music.

The best of the best.  May John Thaw rest in peace."
Used & New from: $272.94
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (73 customer reviews)

See buying options
The Complete Inspector Lynley Mysteries
3.  The Complete Inspector Lynley Mysteries DVD ~ Nathaniel Parker
The list author says:
  "Another great mystery series, good complicated plots, sometimes a little soapy and Lynley a little whimpy, but all together worth the time and money"
$114.96   Used & New from: $91.05
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (79 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Foyle's War: Series 1-5 - From Dunkirk to VE-Day
4.  Foyle's War: Series 1-5 - From Dunkirk to VE-Day DVD ~ Michael Kitchen
The list author says:
  "Right up their with Morse as the best of the best.  A very fascinating look at life in Britain during the war.  Shows a side of life in WWII that we in America didn't see.  Good mysteries too."
$154.99
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (211 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

CASE HISTORIES
5.  CASE HISTORIES DVD ~ Jason Isaacs
The list author says:
  "Another excellent show from the Brits.  Character is interesting, loved the car, liked the way shows run into the next episode and mysteries are solved as new ones begin."
$21.49   Used & New from: $15.99
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (97 customer reviews)

Episode 1 - Luther, Season 1
6.  Episode 1 - Luther, Season 1 DVD Brian Kirk
The list author says:
  "This is a excellent show.  Mysteries are good, bending the rules, making things right.  Glad to hear there will be a 3rd season."
$1.99
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (627 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

See buying options
Sherlock: Season 1
7.  Sherlock: Season 1 DVD ~ Benedict Cumberbatch
The list author says:
  "Great show!  Interesting job updating the Holmes series to modern world.  Breathlessly awaiting the DVD for Season Two to arrive from the amazon.co.uk site.  I cracked my DVD player to play PAL!"
$24.93   Used & New from: $18.33
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4,030 customer reviews) | 14 customer discussions

More Actions

Discover more about this author
 See all of their Listmania! lists
Make your own list
 Create a Listmania! list
View your page on Amazon.com
 Go to Your Profile page

Customer Discussions about products in this list
Discussion Replies Latest Post
The complete pointlessness of amazon prime 12 Feb 12, 2014
Subtitles 1 Feb 11, 2014
Does this release come with the slipcover? 1 Jan 18, 2014
CC or Subtitles ? 4 Nov 1, 2013
Subtitles 1 Nov 1, 2013
Closed Captioning versus Subtitles for the Deaf and Hearing Impaired 3 Jun 16, 2013
Why is there a big price difference between the US and UK version? 1 Dec 21, 2012
461 minutes? 3 Sep 22, 2012
How many eps on season 1? 1 Sep 14, 2012
Foyle's boxed set 16 Dec 9, 2011
Season 2 1 Aug 29, 2011
Is all the music in this DVD? 12 Jul 15, 2010
 
   

About this Listmania!

 

Author

Richard Lane (Earth)
(REAL NAME)   
Last updated: 2/13/12
Report abuse
    

More Listmania!

 

Detective in a box (DVDs)
Detective in a box (DVDs): A list of 20 items by Patrick W. Crabtree "The Old Grottomaster"

British Mystery Detective &/or Copper DVDs British Mystery Detective &/or Copper DVDs

British Mystery Detective &/or Copper DVDs: A list of 14 items by Harold Wolf "Doc"

Fantastic British TV Dramas
Fantastic British TV Dramas: A list of 12 items by VintageRedhead

Great  BBC Drama  Series / Movies Great  BBC Drama  Series / Movies

Great BBC Drama Series / Movies: A list of 34 items by The Onedin Line Lady

The Best Television Series on DVD
The Best Television Series on DVD: A list of 40 items by Sasja Frahm Olesen

   

More So You'd Like to...

 

understand Brits
understand Brits: A guide of 49 items by brian komyathy "Thanks for scouting out my page and perhaps some of my lists and/or reviews"