Top 10 awesome shows like Devices and Desires that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Devices and Desires and you can't get over how good this show was. Now you want to watch more of such masterpieces. We have curated a list of similar shows which are created by the likes of John Davies, Roy Marsden and Susannah York . Here goes the list -

  1. Shroud for a Nightingale
  2. The Black Tower
  3. Heat of the Sun
  4. Death of an Expert Witness
  5. Original Sin
  6. The Murder Room
  7. A Taste for Death
  8. A Dark Adapted Eye
  9. Prime Suspect
  10. Death in Holy Orders
  1. Shroud for a Nightingale

    Shroud for a Nightingale

    When a student nurse with a penchant for petty blackmail is lethally poisoned during a routine procedure, Commander Dalgliesh and Inspector Massingham have to discover which, of the many guilty secrets held by the staff and students at Nightingale House, was a strong enough motive for murder.

    This show, created by John Gorrie, Roy Marsden and Joss Ackland, scores 7.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Mystery | Crime | Drama

  2. The Black Tower

    The Black Tower

    Frustrated with his career, Commander Dalgliesh is invited to Toynton Grange, a home for the disabled, by his old teacher, Father Baddeley, who is resident there. But unbeknown to Dalgliesh, something happening at the Grange is making the Father uneasy, and Dalgliesh quickly finds himself investigating a series of mysterious deaths.

    This show, created by Ronald Wilson, Roy Marsden and Martin Jarvis, scores 7.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Mystery | Crime | Drama

  3. Heat of the Sun

    Heat of the Sun

    Set in the 1930s, a former Scotland Yard detective is sent to colonial Kenya to head the new criminal investigation unit.

    This show, created by Diarmuid Lawrence, Trevor Eve and Susannah Harker, scores 7.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Mystery | Crime | Drama

  4. Death of an Expert Witness

    Death of an Expert Witness

    When Dr. Edwin Lorrimer, a forensic scientist working at a private laboratory is found killed, Detective Superintendent Adam Dalgliesh is sent to investigate. Dalgliesh had been in the area a few months previously investigating the murder of a young woman found in an abandoned car. There are several suspects: Lorrimer's subordinate, Clifford Bradley, who despises him; the new head of the laboratory, Maxim Howarth, who is jealous of his sister's relationship with him; a colleague, Paul Middlemass, who had a fight with Lorrimer. There is also a gruff and likely unethical policeman who was on the grounds of the laboratory at the time of the killing and a local pathologist who is raising his two young children after his wife leaves him for another man. When one of the suspects is also murdered, Dalgliesh learns a key piece of information.

    This show, created by Herbert Wise, Roy Marsden and Barry Foster, scores 7.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Mystery | Crime | Drama

  5. Original Sin

    Original Sin

    Peverell Press, respected London publishing house with two hundred years of tradition, is taken over by new management. Gerard Etienne, new yuppie CEO, wants to implement radical changes. Soon he is found dead under bizzare circumstances. Commander Adam Dalgliesh, policeman in charge of the investigation, is convinced that the reasons for the death lie in the sinister past.

    This show, created by Andrew Grieve, Roy Marsden and Ian Bannen, scores 7.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Mystery | Crime | Drama

  6. The Murder Room

    The Murder Room

    Adam Dalgliesh looks into the connection between the grisly exhibits at the Dupayne family museum and the murder of adopted son Neville.

    This show, created by Diarmuid Lawrence, Martin Shaw and Janie Dee, scores 7.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Mystery | Crime | Drama

  7. A Taste for Death

    A Taste for Death

    Sir Paul Berowne - a prominent Government Minister - turns to his old friend Adam Dalgleish following a series of threatening letters delivered to his London home. The minister's wife is in an adulterous affair with a prominent surgeon and she makes no secret of it. Berowne's only daughter is involved in left-wing politics and rejects her conservative father. Adding to his woes, his own mother favoured her son who was killed in an IRA terrorist ambush over Paul. The informal investigation has barely began when Dalgliesh is faced with a series of bizarre deaths that turn the case into an urgent assignment.

    This show, created by John Davies, Roy Marsden and Wendy Hiller, scores 7.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Mystery | Crime | Drama

  8. A Dark Adapted Eye

    A Dark Adapted Eye

    This psychological mystery/thriller, adapted from Ruth Rendell's novel of the same name, depicts a family on the edge. Two sisters, the elder obsessive Vera, and the younger, manipulative Eden, cut a path of jealousy, murder and revenge that leads to the destruction of their entire family.

    This show, created by Tim Fywell, Helena Bonham Carter and Celia Imrie, scores 7.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Mystery | Crime | Drama

  9. Prime Suspect

    Prime Suspect

    A female police detective investigates a series of serial murders while dealing with sexist hostility from her male comrades.

    This show, created by Christopher Menaul, Helen Mirren and Tom Bell, scores 8.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Mystery | Crime | Drama

    You can watch this on Hulu.

  10. Death in Holy Orders

    Death in Holy Orders

    Detective Adam Dalgliesh looks into the death of a young ordinand who died under mysterious circumstances.

    This show, created by Jonny Campbell, Jesse Spencer and Alan Howard, scores 7.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Mystery | Crime | Drama

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