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Mystery!; Cadfael, Series I: The Sanctuary Sparrow

Cadfael Series I The Sanctuary Sparrow 90 minute presentation

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Cadfael, Series I: The Sanctuary Sparrow
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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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When the town's goldsmith, Walter Aurifaber, is robbed and left for dead, the local people launch a witch-hunt. The finger of suspicion is pointed at a young juggler who was performing at the wedding feast of the goldsmith's son. Cadfael is played by Derek Jacobi.

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Eaton, Rebecca (Series Producer)
Chicago: “Mystery!; Cadfael, Series I: The Sanctuary Sparrow,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 12, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_938BE1BE536D4C43A31C76C51696772D.
MLA: “Mystery!; Cadfael, Series I: The Sanctuary Sparrow.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 12, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_938BE1BE536D4C43A31C76C51696772D>.
APA: Mystery!; Cadfael, Series I: The Sanctuary Sparrow. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_938BE1BE536D4C43A31C76C51696772D
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