Mystery!1980 | TV Show
Whodunits, courtroom dramas and suspense tales make up this often brilliant anthology. It features adaptations of tales by myriad classic mystery writers, from Arthur Conan Doyle and Agatha Christie to Dick Francis and John Mortimer, with such notable figu (more…)
Premiered: February 5, 1980
Season 25, Episode 14 Inspector Lynley: If Wishes Were Horses
First Aired: July 17, 2005
The “Inspector Lynley” series concludes with “If Wishes Were Horses,” in which Lynley and Havers probe the slaying of a philandering professor who had once been Helen Lynley's mentor---and lover. But Helen (Lesley Vickerage) was hardly the man's only conquest, and jealousy is only one of several possible motives for the murder. Grace Finnegan: Jemma Redgrave. Maureen Finnegan: Barbara Flynn. Tessa Jellicoe: Penny Downie. Lynley: Nathaniel Parker. Havers: Sharon Small.