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!
Up The Garden Path (#209Z) Duration: 46:49 STEREO
In the village of Rowfield, the Garden Open Day Scheme is the highlight of the social calendar. So when Grania Monkton, the local scheme organizer, discovers the gardens of the main contestants are all afflicted with the same blight, she calls in Rosemary and Laura to try and save the good name of Rowfield. Events take a darker turn when Gloria's rival for village organizer, Donald Westward, is found dead and his garden wrecked. All fingers point to Barry and Tracey Skinner, the local builder and his wife who do not fit in with the rest of the village. The Skinners also hope to win the GODS competition with the help of the suspicious garden expert, Judd.
And No Birds Sing (#101) Duration: 49:17 STEREO TVPG
Rosemary Boxer and Laura Thyme discover they share more than a love of gardening when a suspicious fatal car accident brings them together at the house of wealthy businessman Daniel Kellaway. Ever inquisitive as they tend to a cluster of mysteriously infected trees, the pair spot a poisonous plant and a housekeeper who looks strangely familiar. But before they get to the root of the case, the new friends meet grave danger.
Arabica and Early Spider (#102) Duration: 49:15 STEREO TVPG
When Rosemary and Laura set out to create a wild garden at pop star Nev Connolly's grandiose Gothic mansion, they discover two sets of bones belonging to a racehorse and a young woman. It appears that the house holds many secrets, which someone is anxious to keep hidden. As the friends unearth a complex mystery from years ago, another murder occurs and the two come under fire themselves.
The Language of Flowers (#103) Duration: 49:15 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 (#104) Duration: 49:02 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 (#105) Duration: 49:10 STEREO TVPG
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 (#106) Duration: 49:36 STEREO TVPG
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.