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Akin to other distinguished detectives, like Holmes and Poirot, Adam Dalgliesh takes us through 1970’s England as he solves unusual murders ranging from a nursing student poisoned during a training demonstration, to a homeless man and recently resigned Tory MP whose throats were slashed in a London church to suspicious deaths at a mysterious home for the disabled. The lead writer is award-winning screenwriter and playwright Helen Edmundson (Mary Magdalene, An Inspector Calls, The Suspicions of Mr Whicher). Guest stars in the series include Jeremy Irvine (War Horse), Natasha Little (War of the Worlds) and Mirren Mack (Sex Education). Helen Edmundson serves as lead writer on the series and is joined by Stephen Greenhorn (Doctor Who). Lead director Jill Robertson (Trainspotting) is joined by Andy and Ryan Tohill (The Dig), and Lisa Clarke (Sanditon). Producers include Georgie Fallon (Criminal: UK), Martin Mahon (Game of Thrones), and Emily Russell (Murder in Mind). Executive producers for Dalgliesh are Elaine Pyke, Willow Grylls and Charlie Pattinson, for New Pictures. The series will exclusively premiere on Acorn TV in North America, New Zealand, Australia, Argentina, Chile, Mexico in 2021

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