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Mystery!; Dalgliesh: Devices and Desires


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Dalgliesh: Devices and Desires
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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

Program Description

Inspector Dalgliesh is on leave from Scotland Yard. While on holiday in Norfolk, he gets caught up in a series of gruesome murders which the locals believe is connected to the Larksoken nuclear power plant nearby. As the Whistler's victims keep turning up -- and a copy cat killer is suspected. Computer viruses, romance, and fire all flare up as the body count mounts.

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Broadcast program

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Eaton, Rebecca (Series Producer)
Chicago: “Mystery!; Dalgliesh: Devices and Desires,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 17, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_AFFE077E233C40E3974CA5C09928EEB2.
MLA: “Mystery!; Dalgliesh: Devices and Desires.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 17, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_AFFE077E233C40E3974CA5C09928EEB2>.
APA: Mystery!; Dalgliesh: Devices and Desires. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_AFFE077E233C40E3974CA5C09928EEB2
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