Tag Archives: TV

Classic crime in the blogosphere: #SherlockLives special

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I’ve decided to split my November blog review into two: this first part has a Holmesian theme in honour of the forthcoming third series of the BBC’s Sherlock (airing New Year’s Day, unless you can get to an earlier screening … Continue reading

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BBC: The Lady Vanishes

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BBC: The Lady Vanishes Starring: Tuppence Middleton, Tom Hughes, Keeley Hawes. Julian Rhind-Tutt, Selina Cadell Adapted by: Fiona Seres Director: Diarmuid Lawrence 2013 This has been sitting on the digital box at Offences Towers since it was televised back in … Continue reading

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First look at Adam Rayner as the Saint

More classic crime gets an update this year with a new TV version of Leslie Charteris’ The Saint. Adam Rayner plays thief/hero Simon Templar (the Saint) opposite Eliza Dushku’s Patricia Holm as his hacker-companion. Here’s the trailer, released into YouTube … Continue reading

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Father Brown on TV – any questions?

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Regular visitors to Past Offences will know of my affection for the Father Brown stories of G. K. Chesterton, and may have caught some of my pieces on the TV adaptation which will air in the UK in March 2013. … Continue reading

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Colonel March on YouTube

Browsing YouTube tonight I’ve made a real discovery. Somebody called TellyComedyAndDrama has uploaded all 26 episodes of the 1950s TV series Colonel March, based on the Carter Dickson character – ‘the leading nosey-body in the world,’ according to his Scotland … Continue reading

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