George Baker as Wexford and Christopher Ravenscroft as Burden..

Episodes


1987

Wolf to the Slaughter
Wexford investigates the disappearance of a wealthy bohemian socialite.

1988

A Guilty Thing Surprised
Wexford uncovers dark family secrets dark family when the body of a wealthy woman is discovered in the grounds of Myfleet Manor. Starring Michael Jayston and Nigel Terry.
Shake Hands for Ever
Wexford knows who killed Angela Hathall but will he find the proof he needs before the murderer escapes justice? Starring Tom Wilkinson and June Ritchie.
No Crying He Makes
Christmas in Kingsmarkham and one young mother is horrified to discover that her baby has been taken and replaced with another child. Starring Jane Horrocks, Clive Wood and Christine Kavanagh.

1989

No More Dying Then
An unsolved case, the disappearance of ten-year-old Stella Rivers, still haunts DCI Wexford. Now, one year later, another child is missing. Starring Celia Gregory and Simon Shepherd.
A Sleeping Life
Wexford investigates the violent murder of Rhoda Comfrey on a lonely canal towpath. Starring Imelda Staunton, Sylvia Syms and Mamta Kaash.
The Veiled One
Wexford narrowly escapes death in a car bomb attack, and Inspector Burden has to take over the case of a woman found dead in a Kingsmarkham car park. Starring Paula Dionisotti and Ian Fitzgibbon.

1990

Some Lie and Some Die
A music festival is marred by the discovery of a body in a field. Starring Peter Capaldi, David Lyons and Gemma Jones.
The Best Man to Die
A young man is murdered on the eve of his best friend's wedding. Starring Tony Haygarth, Barbara Leigh-Hunt and Julia Ormond.
An Unkindness of Ravens
The murder of Rodney Williams reveals an amazing double life. Starring Norma West, Karen Westwood and Cheryl Prime.
Put On by Cunning
A celebrated flautist drowns in the grounds of his country estate. Starring Rossano Brazzi and Cherie Lunghi.

1991

A New Lease of Death
Wexford's first murder case is re-opened after thirty years. Starring Peter Egan, Sharon Maughan and Dorothy Tutin.
Murder Being Once Done
Wexford is drawn to the case of a young woman found murdered in a London cemetery vault. Starring Philip Glenister, Michael Elwyn, Polly Adams and John Forgeham.
From Doon with Death
Margaret Parsons was a shy, unexceptional woman who lived a Spartan existence with her dour husband in a decrepit Victorian house. So why was she murdered in such a vicious and passionate attack? Starring Elizabeth Bennett, Malcolm Storry and Amanda Redman.
Means of Evil
When Wexford and Burden attend wholefood fanatic Axel Kingman's wedding, they never suspect that they will shortly be investigating the new bride's death. Starring Patrick Malahide and Cheryl Campbell.
Achilles Heel
Wexford and Burden are holidaying with their wives on the island of Corsica when Reg becomes fascinated by a glamorous young couple. Starring Stephen Dillane, Kim Barclay and André Oumansky.

1992

The Speaker of Mandarin
Wexford travels to China and returns to Kingsmarkham to discover that one of his fellow travellers has been murdered. Starring Virginia McKenna and Norman Rodway.
The Mouse in the Corner
Wexford investigates the murder of a local farmer. Starring Elizabeth Spriggs, Katrina Levon and Victoria Fairbrother.
An Unwanted Woman
Myland Castle has stood for more than 900 years. Now someone—or something—is maliciously pushing cyclists as they ride along the path close to the castle walls. When one of the victims dies, Wexford employs Sgt Martin as bait to catch the killer. Starring Susan Wooldridge and Claire Woodgate.
Kissing the Gunner's Daughter
Six months following the chilling murder of Sergeant Martin, his colleagues are still no closer to catching his killer. Starring Jacqueline Defferary, Sean Pertwee, Steven MacKintosh, and Anne Reid.

1996

Simisola
Inspector Wexford is contacted by his doctor and asked to locate a missing daughter. Starring George Harris, Ellen Thomas, Idris Elba and Jane Lapotaire.

1998

Road Rage
Environmental activists and Kingsmarkham residents unite to fight the construction of a new bypass road through Framhurst Great Wood. Starring Louie Ramsay and Jack Klaff.

2000

Harm Done
Wexford is investigating the disappearance of a teenage girl when she suddenly turns up unharmed. Meanwhile, news that a convicted paedophile is being released into the community causes unrest among the residents of Kingsmarkham. Starring Simon Shepherd and Clare Holman.