Mystery!; Agatha Christie Stories, Series II: The Case of the Middle-Aged Wife
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- Agatha Christie Stories, Series II: The Case of the Middle-Aged Wife
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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
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Maria Packington's husband George is making a fool of himself over his young blonde secretary, Nancy. In her unhappiness, Maria turns to Mr. Parker Pyne for professional advice and assistance. Mr. Parker Pyne engages the services of the young and handsome Claude Luttrell, who helps Maria turn the tables on George. George had told Maria to take up a hobby - so she does - dancing the nights away at 'The Aphrodite', London's top nightclub, with Claude in attendance, and wearing a new, expensive and luxuriant wardrobe of beautiful evening gowns, fur wraps and accessories. Unexpectedly, Claude, the hardened lounge lizard, finds himself falling in love with the newly glamourous Maria Packington. A charming love story of an autumn romance from the pen of Agatha Christie.
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- Eaton, Rebecca (Series Producer)
- Chicago: “Mystery!; Agatha Christie Stories, Series II: The Case of the Middle-Aged Wife,” 02/28/1985, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 23, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_77E9F286F94240DBACF05AA76C044195.
- MLA: “Mystery!; Agatha Christie Stories, Series II: The Case of the Middle-Aged Wife.” 02/28/1985. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 23, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_77E9F286F94240DBACF05AA76C044195>.
- APA: Mystery!; Agatha Christie Stories, Series II: The Case of the Middle-Aged Wife. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_77E9F286F94240DBACF05AA76C044195