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The Enigma Files

The Enigma Files is a British television detective drama that ran for one series of fifteen episodes in 1980.

The Enigma Files
Genre Detective
Starring Tom Adams
Sharon Maughan
Carole Nimmons
Duggie Brown
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
No. of series 1
No. of episodes 15
Production
Location(s) London
Running time 50 minutes
Release
Original network BBC2
Picture format 576i (SDTV)
Original release 15 April 1980

Contents

Plot summaryEdit

The series was a police procedural drama, written by Derek Ingrey, about a police officer who has been sidelined from regular duties and, having been placed in charge of a records and evidence unit, has begun to specialise in investigating unsolved crimes.

Regular cast and charactersEdit

  • Tom Adams as Detective Chief Inspector Nick Lewis
  • Sharon Maughan as Kate Burton, the unit administrator (first eight episodes only)
  • Carole Nimmons as Sue Maxwell, the unit administrator (last seven episodes only)
  • Duggie Brown as Phil Strong, a laboratory technician

Video releaseEdit

There are no known releases on Video Tape or DVD.

Other mediaEdit

A tie-in book of the series, written by Christine Sparks, was published by the BBC in June 1980 (ISBN 0563177705 / ISBN 978-0-563-17770-8).

See alsoEdit

The investigation of "Cold Cases" became a theme for several detective dramas and reality series some two decades later, including:

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