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Mystery!; Trial By Fire

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Series
Mystery!
Program
Trial By Fire
Program Number

2014C2

Series Description

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

Juliet Stevenson ("Truly, Madly, Deeply," "The Politician's Wife," and "Cider With Rosie,") stars as persevering prosecutor Helen West, a middle-aged female crime-fighter à la Helen Mirren in "Prime Suspect." Jim Carter ( "A Very British Coup," "Shakespeare in Love") plays her live-in lover, Geoffrey Bailey, chief superintendent of police in the leafy London suburb where they've moved to escape the seamy metropolis. They make an interesting couple. He gathers evidence. She prosecutes -- if she thinks the accused is guilty. But the gruesome murder case they face in "Trial by Fire" could dash their relationship on the rocks, since Geoffrey is convinced he has the killer -- and Helen is equally convinced otherwise.

Duration

01:00:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Drama
Creators
Eaton, Rebecca (Series Producer)
Citation
Chicago: “Mystery!; Trial By Fire,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 3, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2E790B1976224AD3A4E451B50684D414.
MLA: “Mystery!; Trial By Fire.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 3, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2E790B1976224AD3A4E451B50684D414>.
APA: Mystery!; Trial By Fire. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2E790B1976224AD3A4E451B50684D414
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