Heat of the Sun

Heat of the Sun

Director: Diarmuid Lawrence, Paul Seed, Adrian Shergold
Cast: Michael Byrne


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The British miniseries Heat of the Sun was set in 1933. After several instances of insubordination, Scotland Yard supervisor Albert Tyburn (Trevor Eve) was discplined by being shipped off to the Nairobi, Kenya. While grappling with the resentment of his fellow expatriates, Tyburn endeavored to investigate the kidnappings and murders of several young people from a local mission. The detective's arrival coincided not only with a major annual ceremony, but also with an influx of suspicious-looking Germans, headed by one Max van der Vuurst (Joss Ackland). Telecast in three two-hour installments from January 28 to February 11, 1998, Heat of the Sun was a presentation of Carlton Television.

Product Details

Release Date: 06/01/2004
UPC: 0783421380097
Original Release: 1998
Rating: NR
Source: Wgbh
Time: 2:00:00

Special Features

Closed Caption; Scene selection; Access to the Mystery! web site; Closed captions

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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. A New Post [18:23]
2. The Search for Lady Daphne [14:14]
3. The Hunt [12:09]
4. Happy Valley Stories [13:09]
5. Arson and Murder [10:17]
6. Investigating a Courier [14:08]
7. The Will Is Found [9:39]
8. A Medal Is Won [16:19]

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Heat of the Sun 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I absolutely loved this when I saw it on PBS. The charactors are real, if you like Poirot, Inspector Morse series, you will enjoy this.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Excellent series: great scenery, writing and acting. Not to be missed.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I have the tapes of this but want to update to DVD. I can't say enough about the cast, the subjects....just everything! I watch this over and over again and enjoy it every single time. Highly recommended!!!!