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Mystery!; Miss Marple, Series III: Ordeal By Innocence

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Miss Marple, Series III: Ordeal By Innocence
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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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Jacko Argyle -- convicted of murdering his adoptive mother, Rachel (Jane Seymour; Dr. Quinn) -- went to the gallows protesting his innocence. Jacko's family is shocked when, some months later, stranger Dr. Arthur Calgary proves that Jacko did indeed have an alibi: he was with him at the time of the murder.

Burn Gorman (Bleak House) plays Jacko to Geraldine McEwan's Miss Marple. Ordeal by Innocence also stars Richard Armitage (Malice Aforethought, Inspector Lynley), Denis Lawson (Bleak House), Stephanie Leonidas (Dracula) and Juliet Stevenson (The Road from Coorain).



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Eaton, Rebecca (Series Producer)
Chicago: “Mystery!; Miss Marple, Series III: Ordeal By Innocence,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 24, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BA50E1ADB89F424980FA30E0676A3B86.
MLA: “Mystery!; Miss Marple, Series III: Ordeal By Innocence.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 24, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BA50E1ADB89F424980FA30E0676A3B86>.
APA: Mystery!; Miss Marple, Series III: Ordeal By Innocence. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BA50E1ADB89F424980FA30E0676A3B86
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