Devices and Desires

  • Premiered: Jan 1991
  • Episodes: 6
  • Followers: 1
  • Ended
  • ITV1
  • Friday at 21
  • Crime Drama Mini-series Mystery


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Season 1
Part 1
Episode overview
Air date
Jan 04, 1991
At the seaside dealing with his late aunt Jane's estate, Scotland Yard Commander Adam Dalgliesh learns that a serial killer, known locally as the Whistler, is on the prowl. The local .. show full overview
Part 2
Episode overview
Air date
Jan 11, 1991
When another dead woman is found, many assume it is the work of the Whistler. Discovered by Miles Lessingham while on his way to Dr. Alex Mair's home for a dinner party, the woman had .. show full overview
Part 3
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Air date
Jan 18, 1991
Walking home late one night, Commander Dalgliesh discovers the body of Hilary Robarts. The killing has all the hallmarks of the Whistler's work but this is now the second woman from the .. show full overview
Part 4
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Air date
Jan 25, 1991
With Toby Gledhill's suicide, there is one less suspect in the mix. No one is quite sure why he killed himself, let alone in such a public manner, but most are putting it down to a .. show full overview
Part 5
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Air date
Feb 01, 1991
While strolling on the beach, Adam Dalgliesh comes across a tramp who is wearing relatively new trainers that may match some of the footprints found at one of the murder sites. The .. show full overview
1x6 Show finale
Part 6
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Air date
Feb 08, 1991
Caroline Amphlett's true purpose in working at the nuclear plant is revealed and Dalgliesh confers with the Security Service on the next steps. It is not clear however who it is that .. show full overview

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