Mystery!; Hetty Wainthropp Investigates, Series I: The Bearded Lady
Episode 1 REPACK 90 min.
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- Hetty Wainthropp Investigates, Series I: The Bearded Lady
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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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On her 60th birthday, Hetty Wainthropp, a Lancashire housewife, decides that she wants more out of life than dirty dishes and laundry. An innocent part-time job at a local post office soon turns into much more when Hetty unwittingly stumbles on the brutal murder of an elderly woman -- and a new career: the Wainthropp Detective Agency is up and running! Hetty engages the help of Geoffrey Shawcross (Dominic Monaghan), a teenager she catches shoplifting, declaring, "I'll need a devoted sidekick. They all have one."
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- Eaton, Rebecca (Series Producer)
- Chicago: “Mystery!; Hetty Wainthropp Investigates, Series I: The Bearded Lady,” 08/13/1998, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 13, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_AC6657A7BE9341F0B1CD2ABEDF730168.
- MLA: “Mystery!; Hetty Wainthropp Investigates, Series I: The Bearded Lady.” 08/13/1998. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 13, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_AC6657A7BE9341F0B1CD2ABEDF730168>.
- APA: Mystery!; Hetty Wainthropp Investigates, Series I: The Bearded Lady. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_AC6657A7BE9341F0B1CD2ABEDF730168