Inspector Alleyn mysteries. Set 1, Disc 2. The nursing home murder [videorecording] / British Broadcasting Corporation ; produced by George Gallaccio ; writer, Ngaio March ; screenplay, Kevin Laffan ; directed by Sarah Pia Anderson, Michael Winterbottom.
Contributor(s): Anderson, Sarah Pia | Winterbottom, Michael | Malahide, Patrick | Simons, William | Lang, Belinda | Walker, John | Russell, Ray | Marsh, Ngaio. Alleyn mysteries | Acorn Media (Firm).Material type: Visual materialPublisher: Silver Spring, MD : Acorn Media, Edition: Full screen.Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 98 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.ISBN: 1569387427 (set); 9781569387429 (set).Other title: Nursing home murder.Uniform titles: Alleyn mysteries (Television program) Subject(s): Detectives -- England -- Drama | Murder -- Investigation -- England -- Drama | Criminal behavior -- England -- DramaGenre/Form: Detective and mystery television programs -- Great Britain. | Video recordings for the hearing impaired.DDC classification: 791.4572
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DVD; Dolby digital stereo.
Originally broadcast on television in 1992.
Based on the novels by Ngaio Marsh.
Title from container.
Patrick Malahide, William Simons, Belinda Lang.
Director of photography, John Walker ; editor, Robin Graham Scott ; music, Ray Russell ; costume designer, Ken Trew ; production designers, George Kyriakidos, Martin Methain.
The British Home Secretary dies after an operatin for abdominal pains, but his wife insists he's been murdered. When Alleyn investigates her claim, he finds a great many things at the nursing home are not as they should be. He also finds a great many suspects, including a surgeon with a grievance, a nurse crossed in love, a betrayed wife, and a bewildering array of political enemies.
Special features: Cast filmographies.