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Mystery!; Forgotten

Forgotten Episode 1 (with NOVA filler, different from PBS master)

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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

Ben Turner (Paul McGann) runs a second-hand bookshop in a lovely English village, lives in a bed-and-breakfast run by his devoted wife and has an adored seven-year-old daughter. But the cracks in this idyllic world begin to show the day a local girl is murdered and the enigmatic Rachel Monroe (Amanda Burton) appears. Rachel is convinced that Ben killed her daughter 20 years earlier. She confronts him and demands to know where the body is — or else.



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Eaton, Rebecca (Series Producer)
Chicago: “Mystery!; Forgotten,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed March 22, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2352AC7158974398971CA9A6FB140714.
MLA: “Mystery!; Forgotten.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. March 22, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2352AC7158974398971CA9A6FB140714>.
APA: Mystery!; Forgotten. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2352AC7158974398971CA9A6FB140714
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