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 23, Episode 9 Inspector Lynley: Well-Schooled in Murder
First Aired: August 31, 2003
Aristocratic detective inspector Thomas Lynley (Nathaniel Parker) and his working-class junior partner Barbara Havers (Sharon Small) set aside their class differences---barely---to solve four murders. The oddly matched pair probe a murder at an elite boys boarding school in the first case. The victim is a younger student, and it's probably an inside job. The snooty administrators care primarily about the school's image, but they don't appear to be in charge anyhow. The “senior boys” are.