British Comedy Guide

Deadheading. Image shows from L to R: CSM Jo Black (Miriam Margolyes), DCI Alma Blair (Julie Hesmondhalgh). Copyright: Savvy Productions.

Deadheading

BBC Radio 4 comedy drama about a murder on an allotment. 5 episodes (1 series) in 2014. Stars Julie Hesmondhalgh, John Hollingworth and Miriam Margolyes.

Deadheading. Image shows from L to R: CSM Jo Black (Miriam Margolyes), DCI Alma Blair (Julie Hesmondhalgh). Copyright: Savvy Productions.

Deadheading

Best selling crime writer Val McDermid turns to comedy capers among the carrots, as we rummage through the undergrowth of a murder on the allotments

Genre
Comedy Drama
Broadcast
2014
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Episodes
5   (1 series)
Starring
Julie Hesmondhalgh, John Hollingworth and Miriam Margolyes
Writer
Val McDermid
Director
Justine Potter
Producer
Justine Potter

Best selling crime writer Val McDermid turns to comedy capers among the carrots, as we rummage through the undergrowth of a murder on the allotments. Starring Julie Hesmondhalgh and Miriam Margolyes.

It's a case for Detective Chief Inspector Alma Blair, the Alpha Detective, her sergeant Jason Trotter, and Jo Blake the crime scene manager. Watch how the women behave towards each other. Rivals? Not quite. There may even be a barely detectable flirtatiousness between them.

This is Series 1 of Val McDermid's "Dead" shows for Radio 4. Dead Clever and Dead Pan follow this.

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