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TV Detectives (UK)

Who played Who, and Who Wrote What? This is a quiz about actors and authors who starred in/created some popular crime dramas. 10 Questions.

 
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1

Who wrote the 'Inspector Morse' novels?

  • Ian Rankin
  • Colin Dexter
  • Ellis Peters

2

Which actor starred as the grizzled Dalziel, in 'Dalziel and Pascoe'?

  • Richard Griffiths
  • John Thaw
  • Warren Clarke

3

Who is the creator of 'A Touch of Frost'?

  • Reginald Hill
  • R D Wingfield
  • Caroline Graham

4

Who played the hapless 'Dangerous Davies', in 'The Last Detective?'

  • Peter Davison
  • Nicholas Lindhurst
  • Neil Dudgeon

5

Which actor appears as Insp Wexford, in the Ruth Rendell series?

  • Stratford Johns
  • George Baker
  • James Ellis

6

Who created the 'Waking the Dead' series?

  • Martina Cole
  • Barbara Vine
  • Barbara Machin

7

Who starred as the eponymous hero, in the 80s/90s itv series 'The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes'?

  • Jeremy Brett
  • Anthony Valentine
  • Ian Richardson

8

Which actor played Maggie Forbes, in the 80s series 'The Gentle Touch'?

  • Billie Whitelaw
  • Jill Gascoine
  • Brenda Blethyn

9

Which author and screen writer created 'Foyle's War?

  • Lee Child
  • Mark Billingham
  • Anthony Horowitz

10

Finally, which crime author wrote the 'Wire in the Blood', series, starring Robson Green as Dr. Tony hill?

  • Val McDermid
  • Patricia Cornwell
  • Minette Walters

 

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