Rosemary and Thyme
A charming, contemporary crime series with a unique twist, as two gardening enthusiasts find themselves caught up in a series of murder mysteries. Combining beautiful British countryside and estate locations, gripping stories and strong performances, the storyline features two mature women looking for a new direction after major changes in their lives. Brought together by the sudden death of a mutual friend, lecturer Rosemary Boxer and newly-divorced former policewoman Laura Thyme discover a shared passion for horticulture and a talent for investigation. Starring Pam Ferris and Felicity Kendal, the series brings together two of public television's favorite genres - gardening and mystery!
The Language of Flowers (#103H) Duration: 48:44 STEREO TVPG
Laura and Rosemary are asked to restore an ornate water garden cascade on the grounds of Vincent House Health Spa. The dell has been abandoned for years and spa owner Frances Vincent asks them to rip out all the old plants and start again. But when Frances is found murdered, Rosemary and Laura discover that the dell holds the key to unlocking painful family secrets.
Sweet Angelica (#104H) Duration: 48:30 STEREO TVPG
Dying grass at the Bowden Grange Language School drags Rosemary and Laura into a mystery from the past and a bitter present-day rivalry. First Polish student Angelica disappears, then school handyman Felix is found with his throat expertly slashed. Although he pestered girls, there is no clear reason why anyone would want to kill him. Then Angelica is found dead on the school grounds.
A Simple Plot (#105H) Duration: 48:38 STEREO
When Rosemary and Laura advise a blind professor on blight at his allotment, they get caught up in his fight to stop the land being sold to developers. Then Dr. Mullins is found dead in a pit, leaving his estate to Rosemary. Convinced the fall was not an accident the friends' investigation brings them into the worlds of high finance, drugs and dashing landowner Hugo Dainty.
The Tree of Death (#106H) Duration: 49:05 STEREO
An ancient yew tree in Baffington Churchyard is the focus of a new mystery for Rosemary and Laura when a man is impaled on its trunk by an arrow. Malcolm Sutton's sudden return came as his sister Marie was trying to sell their farm. But it's not just the rival bidders who stand to benefit from his death. Laura and Rosemary discover the killing is as much about love as land.