The Lamp in Assassin Mews

The Lamp in Assassin Mews

The Lamp in Assassin Mews is a 1962 British comedy crime film directed by Godfrey Grayson and starring Francis Matthews, Lisa Daniely and Ian Fleming. The film's plot concerns a local council's plans to gentrify an area, which are disrupted by a series of murders. It is also known by the alternative title of Durrant Affair.


Modernising councillor Jack Norton becomes the target of a couple of elderly serial killers when he plans to remove a gas lamp outside their home.


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    director Godfrey Grayson
    editor John Dunsford
    genre comedy crime
    musicBy Bill Le Sage
    producer Brian Taylor
    productionCompany Danziger Productions
    publisher United Artists
    theme crime comedy serial killer