BERTIE CARVEL is back on the box as Dalgliesh in the hugely popular TV series – based on renowned author P.D. James’ detective novels – with its highly anticipated return, following its critically-acclaimed first series that attracted an audience of more than four million.



Dalgliesh Series Two is set to arrive on DVD and digital, following its TX on Channel 5, alongside Dalgliesh Series One & Two DVD Box Set, courtesy of Acorn Media International on 15 May 2023, providing plenty of gripping, complex cases.

Dedicated to cracking crime and bringing killers to justice, cunning and intellectual detective Adam Dalgliesh (Carvel – Doctor Foster, Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell) follows in the footsteps of distinguished detectives such as Sherlock Holmes and Poirot. Both series are adapted from three books, tracing the sleuth’s expansive crime- fighting career and each case offers its own unique setting and a stellar cast of guests, including Jeremy Irvine (War Horse), Natasha Little (War of the Worlds), Mirren Mack (Sex Education), David Bamber (Flesh and Blood), Anastasia Hille (Baptiste), Carolina Main (Blood) and Stuart Graham (Harry Wild).

In the first series, we meet the unflappable and scrupulous Dalgliesh as he solves strange mysteries, including a student nurse poisoned during training, a homeless man and a retired Tory politician found dead with their throats slashed in a London church and a very suspicious death at a mysterious disability care home.

Your favourite detective Dalgliesh is back on the case – it would be a crime to miss it. SPECIAL FEATURES include: The Making of Dalgliesh

Dalgliesh Series Two sees the enigmatic investigator and poet tackle even more mind-boggling mysteries in the grubby heart of 1970s England, including the murder of a young girl, which leads to a forensic biologist being found dead in his lab, the suspicious murder of an illustrious but controversial defence barrister and the case of a young doctor being set alight on museum grounds where it seems everyone has something to gain from the crime...

Each thrilling new case is split across two episodes and sees David Pearse (The Banshees of Inisherin) reprise his role as forensic pathologist Miles Kynaston, while Carlyss Peer (Grantchester) returns as Dalgliesh’s noble assistant, DS Kate Miskin.

Title: Dalgliesh Series Two DVD Cat.No: AV3733 Cert: 15 Release Date: 15 May 2023 RRP: £27.99 - Running Time: 270 minutes.  Also available to download and keep.

Title: Dalgliesh Series One & Two DVD Box set Cat.No: AV3734 Cert: 15 Release Date: 15 May 2023 RRP: £44.99 - Running Time: 540 minutes.


To celebrate the release of these fabulous releases we are offering a lucky winner the chance to win a copy of Dalgliesh Series 2 on DVD.

To be in with a chance to win the prize all you have to do is answer the question below, then complete and submit the entry form.


Question: Who wrote the books that the Dalgliesh detective series are based on?

A. Robert Ludlum

B. PD James

C. Stephen King

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