WGBH Openvault

Mystery!; Secret Adversary, The


License Clip

More material is available from this program at the WGBH Archive. If you are a researcher interested in accessing the collection at WGBH, please email archive_requests@wgbh.org.

Undigitized item: Request Digitization

Untranscribed item: Request Transcription

Series
Mystery!
Program
Secret Adversary, The
Program Number

714

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

Agatha Christie's "Partner's in Crime", Tommy and Tuppence Beresford, return in a two part series where they investigate the loss of a secret treaty, which in the wrong hands could overthrow the British government and spell disaster for the United Kingdom. When WW1 end, Tommy is reunited with Tuppence Cowley who nursed him during the war. He is delighted to see her again and they discuss plans to work together. A man called Whittington overhears and approaches them with an offer of work which launches them into exciting and dangerous adventure.

Duration

00:57:41

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Drama
Creators
Eaton, Rebecca (Series Producer)
Citation
Chicago: “Mystery!; Secret Adversary, The,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 3, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A7452F5681A74D9FB67D17E1B267DC6F.
MLA: “Mystery!; Secret Adversary, The.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 3, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A7452F5681A74D9FB67D17E1B267DC6F>.
APA: Mystery!; Secret Adversary, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A7452F5681A74D9FB67D17E1B267DC6F
If you have more information about this item, we want to know! Please contact us, including the URL.