The Christopher Marlowe Mysteries

Baffling intrigue for Elizabeth I's most eloquent spy.

With Dominic Jephcott and Bill Wallis.

Episodes

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19931209]

First of four historical comedy mysteries by Ged Parsons , starring Dominic Jephcott as Marlowe and Bill Wallis as Ratsbane.

Amid the splendour and squalor of Elizabethan London, Christopher Marlowe , scholar, playwright and government spy, is assigned to investigate a number of baffling mysteries and perplexing intrigues. Episode the First: The Curious Case of the Curs 'd Quayside. Why do so many English warships sink for no apparent reason, and what does a certain jar contain?

Producer Richard Wilson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931209]

Unknown: Ged Parsons

Unknown: Dominic Jephcott

Unknown: Bill Wallis

Unknown: Christopher Marlowe

Producer: Richard Wilson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931216]

Another perplexing Elizabethan intrigue by Ged Parsons , starring Dominic Jephcott as Marlow and Bill Wallis as Ratsbane. Episode the Second: The Turbulent Tale of the Troubl'd Tragedy. Why does an unknown patron fund the worst play ever written, and what has become of Mighty Meg?

Producer Richard Wilson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931216]

Unknown: Ged Parsons

Unknown: Dominic Jephcott

Unknown: Bill Wallis

Producer: Richard Wilson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931223]

by Ged Parsons.

Episode the Third: The Perplex'd Plot of the Perilous Plague. Can the hub of government survive the plague?

Producer Richard Wilson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931223]

Producer: Richard Wilson

Christopher Marlowe: Dominic Jephcott

Bartholomew Ratsbane: Bill Wallis

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931230]

by Ged Parsons , starring Dominic Jephcott and Bill Wallis.

4: The Murky Mystery of Murder at St Mark's. Can the murderer at large in a Cambridge college be outwitted?

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931230]

Unknown: Ged Parsons

Unknown: Dominic Jephcott

Unknown: Bill Wallis.

01The Curious Case Of The Curs'd Quayside1993120920031104 (BBC7)
20040401 (BBC7)
20050114 (BBC7)
20050115 (BBC7)
20051216 (BBC7)
20051217 (BBC7)
20070212 (BBC7)
20070213 (BBC7)
20070903 (BBC7)
20070904 (BBC7)
20080911 (BBC7)
20080912 (BBC7)
20100817 (BBC7)
20100818 (BBC7)
20100821 (BBC7)
20110815 (BBC7)
20110816 (BBC7)
20121206 (BBC7)
20121207 (BBC7)
20140324 (BBC7)
20140325 (BBC7)

Baffling intrigue for Elizabeth I's most eloquent spy.

With Dominic Jephcott and Bill Wallis.

The Elizabethan playwright gets a job, hires a servant and inherits a mystery.

The Elizabethan playwright gets a job, hires a servant and inherits a mystery. Stars Dominic Jephcott.

The Elizabethan playwright gets a job, hires a servant - and inherits a mystery. Ged Parsons' adventure stars Dominic Jephcott.

Ged Parsons' adventure stars Dominic Jephcott.

Elizabethan playwright Kit Marlowe gains a new job, hires a servant and inherits a mystery

Elizabethan playwright Kit Marlowe gets a job, hires a servant - and inherits a mystery.

Marlowe meets Dr Frobisher on a crowded coach and is recruited as a spy.

Starring Dominic Jephcott.

02The Turbulent Tale Of The Troubl'd Tragedy1993121620031111 (BBC7)
20040408 (BBC7)
20050121 (BBC7)
20050122 (BBC7)
20051223 (BBC7)
20051224 (BBC7)
20070213 (BBC7)
20070214 (BBC7)
20070904 (BBC7)
20070905 (BBC7)
20080912 (BBC7)
20080913 (BBC7)
20100818 (BBC7)
20100819 (BBC7)
20100821 (BBC7)
20110816 (BBC7)
20110817 (BBC7)
20121207 (BBC7)
20121208 (BBC7)
20140325 (BBC7)
20140326 (BBC7)

The Elizabethan spy wonders why an unknown patron would fund the worst play ever written.

The Elizabethan spy wonders why an unknown patron would fund the worst play ever written. Stars Dominic Jephcott and Roy Hudd.

Stars Dominic Jephcott and Roy Hudd.

Roy Hudd guest stars in this tale of 16th Century theatrical skullduggery.

A rehearsal for a play goes quite badly - as does the performance.

But is it a proper play, or a vehicle for something else?

Roy Hudd guest stars in this tale of a play which isn't quite a play.

Why does an unknown patron fund the worst play ever written? Starring Dominic Jephcott and Roy Hudd.

03The Perplex'd Plot Of The Perilous Plague1993122320031118 (BBC7)
20040415 (BBC7)
20050128 (BBC7)
20050129 (BBC7)
20051230 (BBC7)
20051231 (BBC7)
20070214 (BBC7)
20070215 (BBC7)
20070905 (BBC7)
20070906 (BBC7)
20080717 (BBC7)
20080718 (BBC7)
20100819 (BBC7)
20100820 (BBC7)
20100821 (BBC7)
20110817 (BBC7)
20110818 (BBC7)
20121210 (BBC7)
20121211 (BBC7)
20140326 (BBC7)
20140327 (BBC7)

As London is ravaged by an epidemic, the playwright spy investigates a double-crossing.

As London is ravaged by an epidemic, the playwright spy is on the case of a double-crossing. Stars Dominic Jephcott.

As London is ravaged by an epidemic, the playwright spy is on the case of a double-crossing.

Stars Dominic Jephcott.

London is stricken with plague and there is double-crossing afoot.

Can the hub of government survive the plague and will a lost dog be found?

London is stricken with plague and there is double-crossing afoot; another case for Kit Marlowe, playwright and spy.

04 LASTThe Murky Mystery Of Murder At St Marks1993123020031125 (BBC7)
20040422 (BBC7)
20050204 (BBC7)
20050205 (BBC7)
20060106 (BBC7)
20060107 (BBC7)
20070215 (BBC7)
20070216 (BBC7)
20070906 (BBC7)
20070907 (BBC7)
20100820 (BBC7)
20100821 (BBC7)
20110818 (BBC7)
20110819 (BBC7)
20121211 (BBC7)
20121212 (BBC7)
20140327 (BBC7)
20140328 (BBC7)

The eloquent Elizabethan spy goes to Cambridge, where professors are dropping like flies.

The eloquent Elizabethan spy goes to Cambridge, where professors are dropping like flies. Stars Dominic Jephcott.

Stars Dominic Jephcott.

Marlowe finds himself in the Groves of Academe, involved in a series of bizarre murders.

In the Groves of Academe, Marlowe is involved in a series of bizarre murders just as the Queen is to visit.

And the Queen is coming to visit.