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Mystery!; Agatha Christie's Miss Marple, Series IV: Murder at the Vicarage


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Series
Mystery!
Program
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple, Series IV: Murder at the Vicarage
Program Number

917

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

Broadcast February 9 and 16, 1989

Starring Joan Hickson as Miss Marple.

Colonel Lucius Protheroe is waiting in the vicar's office to discuss some stolen church funds. The vicar is late because he was called out to visit an ill parishioner. The call turns out to be a fake and Colonel Protheroe is murdered. Someone wanted to be sure that the Colonel would be alone. Miss Marple knows that the murdered man's wife had been having an affair with artist Lawrence Retting. And now the lovers have both clumsily confessed to the crime, each trying to save the other. But Miss Marple is sure the killer is still on the loose.

Duration

00:66:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Drama
Creators
Eaton, Rebecca (Series Producer)
Citation
Chicago: “Mystery!; Agatha Christie's Miss Marple, Series IV: Murder at the Vicarage,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 4, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7CB3BC48B0B64545BE6FD14F9906509F.
MLA: “Mystery!; Agatha Christie's Miss Marple, Series IV: Murder at the Vicarage.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 4, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7CB3BC48B0B64545BE6FD14F9906509F>.
APA: Mystery!; Agatha Christie's Miss Marple, Series IV: Murder at the Vicarage. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7CB3BC48B0B64545BE6FD14F9906509F
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