In the picturesque English region of Wildemarsh, Detective Matilda Stone (Florence Hall) investigates crimes with the aid or, often, meddling of her three mystery-writing aunts. Together, they look into a murder at a health spa, a killing in the contemporary art world, and the theft of an Edgar Allen Poe manuscript. 6 episodes, 4½ hrs, 3 DVDs.
Episode 1: Sparring with Death, Part 1
Beth and Cat head to a luxury spa run by Dr Angela Isherwood, who unexpectedly announces her retirement, names her successor, and then that night is murdered.
Episode 2: Sparring with Death, Part 2
Matilda now has two murders to solve, made more complicated by the fact that one of the victims was using a fake identity.
Episode 3: The Modern Art of Murder, Part 1
Aunt Cat’s art exhibit at Wildemarsh’s trendiest new gallery is marred when the ex-husband of the gallery owner is discovered dead on a star artist’s installation.
Episode 4: The Modern Art of Murder, Part 2
A violent message hidden in an artwork suggests Cox isn't the only one hiding something. Matilda finds evidence of a destroyed forgery, and Jane uncovers shady dealings.
Episode 5: The Raven, Part 1
An Edgar Allan Poe manuscript is stolen before its sale, and a raven feather is left in its place. When Jane finds a body hidden in the museum, the case becomes a murder.
Episode 6: The Raven, Part 2
As Matilda gets closer to solving the murders and the connection to her mother’s disappearance, her aunts try to distract her. Dr. Lynch attempts to confess his love.
Run Time: 4½ hours
Number of discs: 3
Foreign Language Subtitles: No
Color or B&W: Color
Region Code: 1
Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
Audio Format: Stereo
Content disclaimer: Contains violence and disturbing images
Florence Hall (The Princess Switch TV movies), Julie Graham (The Bletchley Circle: San Francisco), Siobhan Redmond (Unforgotten), and Sarah Woodward (National Theatre Live: The Cherry Orchard). Narrator: Juliet Stevenson (Bend It like Beckham, The Hour)
“Combining Agatha Christie, Murder she wrote and Midsomer Murders … strong female cast” – TV & Satellite Week
“New comic take on murder and mayhem … tongue-in-cheek detective series” – Sunday Express
“A masterpiece … The storyline is very fun, the acting is brilliant, and it is the most original mystery series that I have seen in years.” – News Talk Florida
Nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Narrator (Juliet Stevenson), 2019