Synopsis by Hal Erickson
Created by Anthony Horowitz, the British anthology series Murder in Mind consisted of seven unrelated 60-minute crime tales, each told from the viewpoint of the murderer. The opening playlet was "Teacher," with David Suchet in the title role. Subsequent episodes included "Flame," with Steve McFadden as a cuckolded fireman; "Motive," about the killing of a babysitter; "Mercy," with William Collins as a country doctor who knocked off his wife; "Vigilante," all about the mob murder of an accused pedophile; "Neighbours," starring Kevin Whately and John Thomson as a most un-neighborly duo; and "Sleeper," with Keeley Hawes as a woman who believed herself to be an "unconscious" killer. Murder in Mind joined the BBC1 lineup on April 22, 2001.