The Lamp in Assassin Mews

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The Lamp in Assassin Mews
"The Lamp in Assassin Mews" (1962).jpg
Australian daybill poster
Directed by Godfrey Grayson
Produced by Brian Taylor
Written by Mark Grantham (as M.M. McCormick)
Starring Francis Matthews
Lisa Daniely
Ian Fleming
Amy Dalby
Music by Bill LeSage
Cinematography Lionel Banes
Edited by John Dunsford
Distributed by United Artists
Release date
Running time
65 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

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.[1] The film's plot concerns a local council's plans to gentrify an area, which are disrupted by a series of murders.[2] 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.



  1. ^ "The Lamp in Assassin Mews (1962)". BFI. 
  2. ^ "The Lamp in Assassin Mews". 

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