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Mystery!; Inspector Lynley Mysteries, Series VI: Natural Causes

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Inspector Lynley Mysteries, Series VI: Natural Causes
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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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Since Lynley's arrest and suspension for threatening a suspect, Havers has been without a partner. She begins a new case in Kent alongside the heavily pregnant, no-nonsense Detective Inspector Fiona Knight. Together, they investigate the murder of Edie Covington, whose body has been discovered in a local lake.

Back in London, Lynley attends a disciplinary hearing to determine whether he can return to work. Following the hearing, Lynley begins to help Havers and Knight with their investigations. But, as the case unfolds with the discovery of another body and a kidnapping, will Lynley's unofficial involvement jeopardize his efforts to be reinstated?

Guest stars include Liza Tarbuck as DI Fiona Knight, Shaun Parkes as DC Winston Nkata, Adrian Rawlins as Tim Sumner and Saskia Reeves as Eileen Humbolt.



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Eaton, Rebecca (Series Producer)
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