The Last Detective: Series 4
TV Series  /  Comedy, Drama, Mystery
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5 hr 42 mins Australia / English
DVD  Region 1   NR (Not Rated)
Peter Davison Davies
Sean Hughes
Emma Amos
Rob Spendlove

The Last Detective is a police drama with a slant towards the self relevatory in D.C. "Dangerous" Davies (Peter Davison), a detective on the streets of Willesden with heart and some self doubts, and his interactions with his "sidekick", Mod (Sean Hughes), his tough boss Yardley (David Troughton) and his struggle with a marriage gone wrong. Flashes of humor pepper this police drama based on Leslie Thomas' series of novels. Nicknamed "Dangerous" because of his rather plodding and straight forward style, Davies none the less uncovers the solution to the crime through astute detective work. The focus being a bit more on what is happening in his "Dangerous" life as he does proceeds with his job to the end.
Disc 01
    Seen it: Yes   1 hr 15 mins    5/3/2007  1.  Once upon a Time on the Westway
Jimmy 'the Gem' Vincent is murdered within 24 hours of his release from prison. Do his unpublished memoirs reveal the identity of his killer?
Director:  Nicholas Laughland  Writer:  Matthew Thomas 
Guest starring:  Roger Daltrey, Georgia Moffett, Joe Armstrong
    Seen it: Yes   1 hr 8 mins    5/10/2007  2.  Dangerous' Liaisons
A recluse is found dead at home, and foul play is suspected. A cache of film reels leads to the solution of two murders.
Director:  David Tucker  Writer:  Ed McCardie 
Guest starring:  Jeff Rawle,  Celia Imrie, Hywel Bennett
    Seen it: Yes   1 hr 7 mins    5/17/2007  3.  A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Willesden
A veteran comedian dies on stage. Davies investigates the world of show business jealousies.
Director:  Douglas Mackinnon  Writer:  Richard Lewis 
Guest starring:  Will Ashcroft, Joanna Brookes,  Toby Jones
Disc 02
    Seen it: Yes   1 hr 15 mins    5/24/2007  4.  The Man from Montevideo
Davies uncovers the secret life of a chauffeur, found stabbed in the neck with a broken champagne bottle.
Director:  Sandy Johnson  Writer:  Matthew Thomas 
Guest starring:  Kenneth Cranham, Sam Kelly, Maggie O'Neill
    Seen it: Yes   1 hr 9 mins    5/31/2007  5.  Dead Peasants' Society
Members of a secretive gentlemen's club are dying in mysterious circumstances.
Director:  Martyn Friend  Writer:  Ed McCardie 
Guest starring:  Owen TealeBeth Goddard, Lorcan Cranitch
Disc 03
    Seen it: Yes   2 hr 0 mins    1981  6.  Dangerous Davies
When D. C. Dangerous Davies, not held in high regard by his superiors, is assigned to find a notorious criminal kingpin, he uncovers the details of 15 year old cold case.

NOTE: this is an older production of the story
Edition Details
Series Last Detective
Release Date 4/8/2008
Packaging Custom Case
Screen Ratio Widescreen (1.66:1)
Widescreen (1.85:1)
Audio Tracks Dolby Digital Stereo [English]
Stereo [English]
Layers Single Side, Dual Layer
No. of Discs/Tapes 3
Personal Details
Links Movie Collector Connect

Disc 01 - Interview with Peter Davison - Leslie Thomas Bio and Booklist - Cast Filmographies
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