Season 2, Episode 3
Season 2, Episode 2
A small town becomes the center of a murder investigation when a dead body turns up in a ditch near the country home of Percival Pyke-Period (John Gielgud). Can the inspector determine whether an angry local artist was involved with the plot?
The British Home Secretary dies after an operation 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.
An eminent barrister dies in an incident at a village inn, seemingly killed by a poisoned dart. That is mystery enough, but when Alleyn goes to investigate he finds a wealth of suspects and a web of deceit he must unravel to catch the murderer.
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