The Inspector Lynley Mysteries

Series 2 - 1. Playing for the Ashes

About this programme

1/4. The murder of famous cricketer Kenneth Waring presents Lynley with a fresh challenge to his deductive powers - and as the case unfolds, he is forced to break the rules in a desperate bid to lure the killer into the open. Nathaniel Parker, Sharon Small and Lesley Vickerage star.

Cast and crew


Det Insp Thomas Lynley
Nathaniel Parker
Det Sgt Barbara Havers
Sharon Small
Lady Helen Clyde
Lesley Vickerage
Dennis Luxford
James Hazeldine
Gabriella Patten
Clare Swinburne
Insp Ardery
Andrew Havill
Jeannie Waring
Ruth Gemmell


Richard Spence