Aired Saturday July 28, 6:00pm - 8:00pmon Alibi

Inspector Alleyn Mysteries

Series 1 Episode 1: A Man Lay Dead

At the Convent of St Mary Magdalene, an ex-army corporal, Billings, breaks into the chapel and steals a priceless silver chalice. As Billings is escaping he is killed by Dieter Krantz, a dealer in stolen art, who takes the chalice and hides the body.

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  • John WoodsDirector
  • Patrick Malahide
  • Belinda Lang
  • William Simons
  • Margaret Tyzack
  • Jane Lapotaire
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