Big fans of Peter Falk will be aware that it’s his birthday on 16th September. One London-based fan is marking that anniversary with an art exhibition celebrating the ‘Women of Columbo’ until 31 October.
Columbo was awash with devilishly handsome men and bewitchingly beautiful women. The latter take centre stage here as we consider Columbo’s loveliest leading ladies.
Many an episode of Columbo features the killing of a character who is so lovable that our very hearts quiver with sadness at their parting. Oh yes, there are many wronged parties, or innocent folk simply in the way of dastardly crims’ schemes, who meet the ick, buy the farm, or are pushed off their …
Many Columbo killers were vile toads who deserved their comeuppance, but not all. In some instances, we can understand why they were driven to murder. We might even like them and root for them. But which are the most worthy of our sympathy?