The Singing Detective
The Singing Detective

First Aired

Nov 01, 1986

1986 - BBC One

The Singing Detective

Drama | Mini-Series |

 

 

 

Synopsis

The best-known work of celebrated TV dramatist Dennis Potter, The Singing Detective is actually the second of a trilogy of series by Potter using the device of lip-synching to well-known recordings of popular music. The first, set in the 1930s, was Pennies from Heaven (1978), the third, set during the 1956 Suez Crisis, was Lipstick on Your Collar (1993). The Singing Detective focusses musically on the 1940s.

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