“Cutting-edge Brit TV” —The Guardian
“First-class entertainment” —Daily Mail
As seen on public television
“Lighthearted whodunit” —The Times
Retired cops solve cold cases in this hit British series
At the Unsolved Crime and Open Case Squad, three former detectives and their lovely, ambitious boss (Amanda Redman, Sexy Beast
) tackle cases abandoned by the Metropolitan Police. Although their crime-solving skills are top-notch, the detectives each have their fair share of personal demons. Gerry Standing (Dennis Waterman, The Sweeney
) is a womanizer, Brian Lane (Alun Armstrong, Garrow’s Law
) is depressed, and Jack Halford (James Bolam, The Beiderbecke Affair
) is mourning the death of his wife. Can this curmudgeonly trio of crime busters learn new tricks to crack tough crimes?
Seen on public television, this long-running, award-winning British series features a brilliant cast, top guest stars, deft writing, and an irresistible blend of compelling drama and dry humor. This collection contains Seasons 1-5 of “one of the BBC’s best-loved dramas” (Daily Mail
Due to music rights, Seasons 1 and 3 have been modified for home video presentation.