Review: Crimes Of Passion (S1 E2/6), Saturday 6th September, BBC4

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p022h79xThis week’s episode of the attractive, Swedish period whodunit almost went all Inspector Morse on us, as the title – King Lily Of The Valley – is taken from a work by 19th century poet Gustaf Fröding. In floriography lily of the valley (highly poisonous and quite sexy according to a recent botanical study) signifies the return of happiness and is a common flower at weddings. So when our sleuthing trio rocks up at the chocolate-boxy village of Skoga for the wedding of an old pal we know it can only bring a whole bouquet of skulduggery – weddings being a staple of murder mysteries. Continue reading

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