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Mystery!; Dalgliesh: A Taste for Death


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Dalgliesh: A Taste for Death
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Premiered in 1980 -- offshoot of MASTERPIECE THEATRE. Showcase for the best of British drama in the mystery genre. Current producer, Rebecca Eaton. See individual episode titles for more information. Host: 1980: Gene Shalit; 1981-1989: Vincent Price; 1989-present: Diana Rigg Series release date: 1980

Program Description

Top government minister Sir Paul Berowne receives a series of anonymous, threatening letters and turns to an old friend -- Scotland Yard detective Adam Dalgliesh -- for help. When Berowne is discovered dead, with his throat cut, in seedy St. Matthew's Church, beside him is the body of an unknown tramp. Were both murdered or was one death a suicide? Dalgliesh and his new assistant, Kate Miskin, investigate.



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Eaton, Rebecca (Series Producer)
Chicago: “Mystery!; Dalgliesh: A Taste for Death,” 01/27/1990, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed November 19, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_177168FEB431470EAE8CA039EDEA0525.
MLA: “Mystery!; Dalgliesh: A Taste for Death.” 01/27/1990. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. November 19, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_177168FEB431470EAE8CA039EDEA0525>.
APA: Mystery!; Dalgliesh: A Taste for Death. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_177168FEB431470EAE8CA039EDEA0525
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