Martin Shaw takes on the role of P.D. James' Adam Dalgliesh, one of the greatest detectives of English fiction. Dalgliesh is now a Commander at Scotland Yard running a squad dealing with sensitive, unsolved crimes. A reclusive widower whose wife died during childbirth, the intense, solitary detective is nevertheless a ruthless pursuer of truth - his emotional detachment aiding his innate ability to crack the most complex of cases.
The Murder Room (2005) The Dupayne museum with its gruesome murder room is the focus of Dalgliesh's murder investigation into the death of one of its co-directors. Discovering a family at war, the Commander is faced with series of murders which mimic the crimes from the notorious exhibition.