The BEST episodes of A Very British Murder with Lucy Worsley

Every episode of A Very British Murder with Lucy Worsley ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of A Very British Murder with Lucy Worsley!

Dr Lucy Worsley chronicles the birth of the whodunit in a new three-part series, A Very British Murder. Exploring how a spate of grisly killings in Regency London entered the national psyche, she’ll show how the murder tale gradually became a staple of Victorian entertainment and helped to inspire the works of authors such as Charles Dickens, Arthur Conan Doyle and Agatha Christie.

Last Updated: 12/12/2023Network: BBC FourStatus: Ended
The New Taste for Blood
17 votes

#1 - The New Taste for Blood

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/23/2013

Lucy Worsley investigates the dark and revealing history of our curious relationship with killing. She explores notorious real life crimes from the first half of the nineteenth century, finding out how these murders were transformed into popular entertainments.

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The Golden Age
14 votes

#2 - The Golden Age

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/7/2013

Lucy Worsley explores the Edwardian era and the golden age of detective fiction between the wars - the time of Dr Crippen, Agatha Christie and the films of Alfred Hitchcock.

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Detection Most Ingenious
13 votes

#3 - Detection Most Ingenious

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/30/2013

Lucy Worsley explores how real-life crime, science and the emerging art of detection had an influence on the popular culture of homicide during the Victorian Age.

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