Jago & Litefoot

  • 1.1 The Bloodless Soldier (1)

    A group of soldiers return from overseas service – but they have brought a terrible evil back with them. As death strikes on the streets of London, Sergeant Quick calls upon the help of Professor Litefoot, while an old enemy lurks in the shadows. Jago and Litefoot are on the trail of the Bloodless Soldier – and tragedy will hit close to them…

  • 1.2 The Bellova Devil (1)

    A body is found on the Circle Line, wearing full dress uniform. It is identified as Reginald Colville – a man who was certified dead some six weeks ago! In an attempt to solve the mystery Jago and Litefoot become unwilling bodysnatchers… And thus begins a chain of events that will pit them against killer Bulgars and the mysterious machinations of the Far-Off Travellers Club…

  • 1.3 The Spirit Trap  (1)

    Ellie Higson believes that spiritualist Mrs Vanguard can hear the voices of the dead, but Henry Gordon Jago thinks it’s all superstition and theatrical trickery. But if Vanguard is a harmless fake, then why have some of those who have attended her seances disappeared so mysteriously? Jago and Litefoot investigate… and find themselves facing a deadly foe from the afterlife.

  • 1.4 The Similarity Engine (1)

    When Jago takes a tumble on an unseasonably icy road, he ends up in hospital. But this is no ordinary medical establishment, and the patients are suffering from no ordinary illnesses. At last, the fiendish scheme of Dr Tulp is drawing to its cataclysmic climax. The Similarity Engine is operational. And a new, improved model of mahogany murderers have been unleashed…

  • 2.1 Litefoot and Sanders (1)

    Women are being killed on the streets of London, and the evidence points to it being the work of a vicious vampire. This should be a case for Jago and Litefoot but – to the astonishment of Jago – the esteemed investigators of infernal incidents have gone their separate ways. It’s now a case for Litefoot and Sanders – but Jago isn’t going to go away quietly…

  • 2.2 The Necropolis Express (1)

    Strange things are happening in the pauper’s graveyard at Charnel’s End. There are hideous creatures in the undergrowth, a mysterious light emanating from the church, and something deadly beneath the ground itself. Someone from Litefoot’s past has come back to haunt him, and things may never be the same again…

  • 2.3 The Theatre of Dreams (1)

    “Roll up gentlemen and ladies, roll up! Welcome to Deuteronomy’s Theatre De Fantasie, the show where your dreams come true!”
    Henry Gordon Jago believes he has made a killer booking for the New Regency Theatre. Unfortunately, he is absolutely correct…

  • 2.4 The Ruthven Inheritance (1)

    The pathology skills of Professor Litefoot and Dr Sacker are called upon by Lord Ruthven, who asks them to catalogue a cache of bones beneath his country estate. And so begins the endgame… as a plan long laid come to its glorious fruition.

  • 3.1 Dead Men’s Tales (1)

    A friend from the past returns to warn Jago and Litefoot of a threat to the future. Time breaks are appearing in Victorian London, but first Leela must help solve the mystery of the Wet Men – terrifying creatures that are rising from the River Thames…

  • 3.2 The Man at the End of the Garden (1)

    Strange things are happening in the Naismith household. Eleanor Naismith has vanished, and her daughter Clara is found in odd circumstances…  What is the link to Eleanor’s book, The Man At The End of the Garden?

  • 3.3 Swan Song (1)

    The New Regency Theatre is haunted and Jago, Litefoot and Leela witness the spirit of someone in a silver wheelchair floating over the stalls. This is the story of Alice – a young woman who had Swan Lake so cruelly taken from her…

  • 3.4 Chronoclasm (1)

    When Litefoot’s home is invaded by giant metal spheres, it seems that the end of the world is nigh. The enemy has revealed itself, the end game is afoot – can two Henry Gordon Jagos save the day?

  • 4.1 Jago in Love (0)

    Escaping the shadowy presence of the mysterious Professor Claudius Dark, Jago, Litefoot and Leela take a holiday to Brighton. There, Jago meets and falls for music hall singer Abigail Woburn, a relationship that threatens to split the infernal investigators apart, as dark forces gather on the beach…

  • 4.2 Beautiful Things (0)

    Jago, Leela and Ellie take a trip to the theatre to see Oscar Wilde’s new play and discover something sinister during the interval. Meanwhile, bodies are turning up at Litefoot’s lab, while wilde meets his biggest fan…

  • 4.3 The Lonely Clock (0)

    The enemy is revealed and Jago and Litefoot are on a train to nowhere. Can Leela and Ellie save them, in a race against the clock?

  • 4.4 The Hourglass Killers (0)

    The sands of time are running… and they are in pursuit of Jago, Litefoot, Leela and Ellie. As the final battle gets underway, the infernal investigators make the decision of their lives…

  • Voyage to Venus (0)

    Professor Litefoot and Henry Gordon Jago are accustomed to the murky fog of Victorian London and the palatable pints of half and half at the Red Tavern. They are not used to travelling through time and space with their old friend the Doctor.

    And now they find themselves whisked off to the planet Venus in the distant future, at a time when warrior women rule from a floating city in the clouds. There’s a mystery here, one that the Grand Empress Vulpina intends to keep secret. Even if it means destroying these visitors from the long-dead planet Earth…

  • Voyage to the New World (0)

    Roanoke Island, 1590. The TARDIS materializes in the past, and the Doctor’s companions, Professor Litefoot and Henry Gordon Jago, find themselves prisoners of the natives in the New World. But there’s something something strange here – stranger than even the colonists, led by Englishman John White. What are the ghostly children? And who is the Old Man of Croaton? The travellers are about to discover the secret of the lost colony… and it may cost Jago’s life.

  • 5.1 The Age of Revolution (0)

    Jago and Litefoot are back in London, but in the wrong century. Reunited with Ellie Higson, they settle into new lives and investigate new cases… but the past is coming back to haunt them.

  • 5.2 The Case of the Gluttonous Guru (0)

    There are toads on the loose on the streets of London. People are falling ill in resturants… and Jago and Litefoot are on the case of food that eats people.

  • 5.3 The Bloodchild Codex (0)

    A stranger arrives at Professor Litefoot’s bookshop, in search of a work called The Bloodchild Codex. Soon Jago, Litefoot and Ellie are facing an ancient book which threatens to bring a terrifying power back into the world.

  • 5.4 The Final Act (0)

    It’s the night of Jago’s biggest show – but he isn’t quite prepared for the special guest star… as the curtain falls, can Jago & Litefoot find their way home?

  • 6.1 The Skeleton Quay (0)

    Henry Gordon Jago and Professor Litefoot are back in the familiar fog-shrouded streets of Victorian London, but a new calling awaits them… The Colonel, an emissary of Queen Victoria herself, reveals that their services are required by Her Majesty – and their first assignment is to investigate a series of ghostly apparitions at Shingle Cove…

  • 6.2 Return of the Repressed (0)

    Hengy Gordon Jago is troubled. He’s having disturbing dreams and the waking hours aren’t much better…

    Only one man can help – renowned Austrian mental pathologist Sigmund Freud. But even Freud isn’t prepared for what he will discover in the mind of an infernal investigator…

  • 6.3 Military Intelligence (0)

    There are Sentinels on the streets of London, killing without mercy. And as a web of intrigue unfolds, Jago and Litefoot move closer to confronting the enemy of the Crown. A battle to the death will demand the ultimate sacrifice… can this be the end of Jago and Litefoot?

  • 6.4 The Trial of George Litefoot (0)

    Professor Litefoots stands accused of murder, and the court is determined to find him guilty. With fire about to rain down on London, Litefoot’s only salvation lies in the most unexpected hands…

  • 7.1 The Monstrous Menagerie (0)

    Jago and Litefoot are on the run! Framed for a crime they didn’t commit, the infernal investigators seek refuge in a house on Baker Street owned by their old friend, Professor Dark. That’s when Doctor Arthur Conan Doyle enters their lives. Tired of his popular creation Sherlock Holmes, Doyle has moved onto other works that he considers more worthy. And then Laura Lyons comes knocking at the door…

  • 7.2 The Night of 1000 Stars (0)

    Leela is back! With a murderous beast on the loose, Jago, Litefoot, Ellie and Leela are trapped in Baker Street. There is a story to tell, and the four of them put on a show for each other. Their pasts will be unfolded, secrets will be told…

    And the last act will be a killer.

  • 7.3 Murder at Moorsey Manor (0)

    Jago and Litefoot visit Moorsey Manor, hoping to get help from the only man who can help them clear their names. They arrive at a gathering of Sherlock Holmes fans, who are mourning the death of their idol at Reichenbach Falls. Then death arrives at Moorsey Manor, in the most ingenious of ways…

  • 7.4 The Wax Princess (0)

    The past has come back to haunt former chief inspector Abberline – Jack the Ripper has escaped from custody! As the notorious killer strikes again in London, Jago and Litefoot are drawn into a web of intrigue. One that will lead to the palace itself…

  • 8.1 Encore of the Scorchies (0)

    There’s a new act at the New Regency Theatre, and Jago and Litefoot are about to face their grand finale.

  • 8.2 The Backwards Men (0)

    There’s unrest on the streets of London, and strange creatures who walk backwards What is the link to Wednesday’s World of Weird Wonders?

  • 8.3 Jago & Litefoot & Patsy (0)

    When a monster is discovered on the bank of the Thames, Jago and Litefoot team up with the mudlark Patsy to investigate. 

  • 8.4 Higson & Quick (0)

    Jago and Litefoot can no longer be trusted. Can barmaid Ellie Higson and Inspector Quick save the day?

  • 9.1 The Flying Frenchmen (0)

    Jago and Litefoot embark on a cruise. It’s supposed to be a relaxing break, but what terrors lurk in the mysterious fog? And what about the other ships that seem trapped along with the Fata Morgana – are they friend or foe? Or something much more frightening?

  • 9.2 The Devil’s Dicemen (0)

    Arriving at Monte Carlo, Jago is keen to try his luck at the famous casino. But if he’s not careful he could lose a lot more than just money. While Litefoot makes a new friend, Jago and ship’s purser Aubrey find themselves playing for high stakes at the Clandestine Dark Casino.

  • 9.3 Island of Death (0)

    Arriving at a beautiful island, Jago and Litefoot discover evidence of a missing expedition. Can they discover what happened to the ship’s crew – before it happens to them? And will they be able to avoid the amorous advances of the formidable Lady Danvers?

  • 9.4 Return of the Nightmare (0)

    There is a murderer loose aboard the ship. If Jago and Litefoot can solve the mystery of the strange fog and return to London, will that make matters better, or far worse? The answers lie deep in the past, and they soon learn that not everyone is who – or what – they might seem.

  • 10.1 The Case of the Missing Gasogene (0)

    Investigating the death of Sir Hartley Harecourt’s manservant, Jago and Litefoot are caught up in an intriguing locked-room mystery. It’s a mystery that involves strange experiments, mysterious scientific formulae, our heroes’ greatest admirer, and a missing soda siphon…

  • 10.2 The Year of the Bat (0)

    When a strange package is delivered to Professor Litefoot, he has no idea of the far-reaching implications. Soon Litefoot and Jago find themselves enmeshed in a series of events that began thirty years ago – events their younger selves have already been caught up in…

  • 10.3 The Mourning After (0)

    Litefoot is surprised to meet an old friend. But celebrations are rather muted as he and Ellie have just been to the funeral of Henry Gordon Jago. But is Jago really dead? Or has he somehow been transported into a nightmarish future? The truth is both elusive and deeply worrying…

  • 10.4 The Museum of Curiosities (0)

    At last Carruthers Summerton – the greatest admirer of Jago and Litefoot and their would-be biographer – gets to accompany his heroes on an investigation. But amongst the bizarre murders and strange clues lies a much deeper and far more dangerous mystery. Unsure who they can trust, Jago and Litefoot will find out the truth at the Museum of Curiosities…

  • Jago & Litefoot & Strax – The Haunting (0)

    Strax, the Sontaran butler to Victorian investigator Vastra and her wife Jenny, suffers a disorienting attack and mistakes Jago & Litefoot for Jenny and Vastra and moves into Litefoot’s home. Together, they are on the trail of a creature that is stealing brains, which may or may not be linked to a haunted house in London…

  • 11.1 Jago and Son (0)

    With missing persons, dead bodies and a Satanist cult to deal with, both Litefoot and Jago need help. Professor Litefoot finds himself working with Jean Bazemore, an old archaeologist friend. Jago, however, finds he is assisted by someone he never even knew existed – his own son. Or is he? Can Jago be sure of anything? But there is more to events than the detectives know. An alien menace is stirring underground. Once again, Jago and Litefoot find themselves fighting for their lives…

  • 11.2 Maurice (0)

    As he tightens his grip on Inspector Quick, the Master becomes interested in the young composer Maurice Ravel. For his part, Ravel befriends Professor Litefoot. But is anyone truly who they seem or able to control their own destiny and actions? When Litefoot goes missing, it’s up to Jago to investigate. But the Professor finds himself in a nightmare landscape where reality and fiction seem to have merged. Will he ever manage to escape? And if the real Maurice Ravel is trapped with Litefoot, who exactly is walking the streets of London?

  • 11.3 The Woman in White (0)

    The great actor Henry Irving is not as great as he once was. In fact, he’s awful – a shadow of his former self. Worried that something may be terribly wrong, Irving’s assistant Bram Stoker enlists the help of an old friend – Henry Gordon Jago.

    With Irving’s state deteriorating, Professor Litefoot also faces a challenge. He performs an autopsy on a man who has had all his bodily fluids drained from him. Can the detectives discover the connection between the great actor and the mysterious dehydrated corpse? And how does it relate to the Woman in White who supposedly haunts Irving’s theatre?

  • 11.4 Masterpiece (0)

    The Master’s plan is nearing completion – and he is sure that Jago and Litefoot will help him bring it to fruition. With Inspector Quick increasingly under the Master’s influence, the Infernal Investigators find themselves tired and fatigued, as if their very life force is being drained away…

    With the help of Ellie together with stage hypnotist Madame Sosostris and her assistant Mr Nocturne, Jago and Litefoot finally track down the Master. But as they make their way towards his lair, the Time Lord’s true scheme is revealed.

  • 12.1 Picture This (0)

    An art gallery is robbed, and the curator killed. That might not seem of interest to Jago and Litefoot. But this is the fabled Scarlet Gallery – where the paintings are said to be haunted. And the curator has been drained of blood, as if killed by a vampire.

    Bizarrely, the only painting that has been stolen is in itself quite unremarkable compared with the others in the gallery. But even so, Jago and Litefoot soon find themselves caught up in events that could end in their deaths – or worse…

  • 12.2 The Flickermen (0)

    Jago is rather scathing of the new art of cinematography. Even so, he accompanies Litefoot to see a demonstration at a fairground. But this is no ordinary film. Can creatures live inside the film – or even escape from it?

    Ellie recalls childhood stories about the ‘Flickermen’, and elsewhere people start to flicker in and out of existence. By the end of their adventure, Jago and Litefoot will themselves be film stars. But what they see when the film of them is shown will give them both pause for thought…

  • 12.3 School of Blood (0)

    Acting on a tip off about the possible source of the vampiric murders that are now plaguing London, Jago and Litefoot investigate a girls’ school. Due to a misunderstanding, Litefoot finds himself offered a job at the school, while Jago keeps watch on Ellie who they both think is behaving oddly.

    But before long, they both discover that all is not as it should be at the school. Can Jago and Litefoot track down the vampire before it claims more innocent victims?

  • 12.4 Warm Blood (0)

    Ellie tells Jago and Litefoot that she has been in contact with a group of vampires and can lead the investigators to them. But can they trust her? With more victims turning up, Jago, Litefoot and Ellie make their way to a house that is supposed to be haunted, and which could be the vampires’ base of operations.

    But what they find there will surprise and horrify Jago and Litefoot. Can they survive their encounter with the vampires when the Old One has decided that they must die?

  • 13.1 The Stuff of Nightmares (0)

    Litefoot and Jago are both suffering from strange waking nightmares. They resort to hypnotherapy to try to diagnose the problem. But meanwhile a Time Agent is looking for them – as a way of tracking down the notorious criminal Magnus Greel. Before they know what is happening, our heroes find themselves trapped in a dystopian future where nothing makes sense any more…

  • 13.2 Chapel of Night (0)

    Trapped in a parallel world, Jago and Litefoot are enlisted to help Inspector Quick investigate the mysterious Chapel of Night run by Mrs Bartholomew. Needless to say, there is more to the chapel – and Mrs Bartholomew – than there initially seems. Soon our heroes are caught up in another horrifying and dangerous adventure. But more to the point, can they ever get back to their own world again?

  • 13.3 How The Other Half Lives (0)

    Perhaps inevitably, Jago and Litefoot meet their counterparts in the world where they now find themselves.  The Litefoot in this world still owns Greel’s time cabinet, while Jago is also married to Xiu Xiu, a bar maid.  But Greel’s cabinet is not the only thing to survive from his time in this world – there is also a giant rat on the loose in the sewers beneath London…

  • 13.4 Too Much Reality (0)

    Jago and Litefoot meet their equivalent infernal investigators in this world – Aubrey and Betterman. Together they investigate sightings of a strange ‘demon’ and bodies that mysteriously fade away… Before long they discover a crashed spaceship, and find out the truth behind Mrs Bartholomew and the Chapel of Night.  But even with this mystery solved, will they be able to get home again?