Dead Pan. Image shows from L to R: DS Jason Trotter (John Hollingworth), DCI Alma Blair (Julie Hesmondhalgh), CSM Jo Black (Jane Hazlegrove). Copyright: Savvy Productions.

Dead Weight

BBC Radio 4 comedy drama crime series. 5 episodes (1 series) in 2018. Stars Julie Hesmondhalgh, Jane Hazlegrove, John Hollingworth, Jonathan Keeble and others.

Dead Pan. Image shows from L to R: DS Jason Trotter (John Hollingworth), DCI Alma Blair (Julie Hesmondhalgh), CSM Jo Black (Jane Hazlegrove). Copyright: Savvy Productions.

Dead Weight

Radio 4 comedy drama by Val McDermid about a death at a slimming club

Genre
Comedy Drama
Broadcast
2018
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Episodes
5   (1 series)
Creator
Val McDermid
Starring
Julie Hesmondhalgh, Jane Hazlegrove, John Hollingworth, Jonathan Keeble, Nitin Kundra and Helen Kay
Writer
Shelley Silas
Producers
Justine Potter and Melanie Harris

Val McDermid's crime series returns to Cranby, where it seems losing weight really can be murder!

This fourth series is led by lovers DCI Alma Blair and CSM Jo Black. Blair is found lurking behind the weighing scales at Fat Busters. Determined to be anonymous, she is masquerading as a florist, until someone with murder in mind forces her into action.

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