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Masterpiece Mystery
Wallander, Series I: Firewall
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In June, 2008, the Masterpiece mystery! season launches with The Men of Mystery!, welcoming back Inspector Lewis, while bidding a fond farewell to Detective Chief Superintendent Christopher Foyle and Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley. Billie Piper stars as Sally Lockhart in two adaptations of Philip Pullman's popular novels about the feisty young female sleuth.

Stage and film star Alan Cumming, one of show business's most eclectic talents, is taking on the role of host of this season of Masterpiece mystery!, making his first appearance when the series premieres on Sunday, June 22, 2008 at 9pm ET on PBS Series release date: 6/22/2008

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Two teenage girls murder a taxi driver in a senseless robbery. A computer systems analyst drops dead for no apparent reason. The local power grid is on the blink. And Wallander can't find time for a new love interest, discovered on the Internet. These disparate strands gradually weave a fiendish plot with a gripping countdown to an impending disaster.

Two teenage girls are arrested for the brutal murder of a cab driver. A body is found near a cash machine in a town square, the apparent victim of a heart attack. Two open-and-shut cases. At first these two incidents seem to have nothing in common. As Wallander delves deeper into the mystery of why the girls murdered the cab driver, he begins to unravel a plot much more complicated than he initially suspected. The two cases become one and lead to a conspiracy that stretches beyond the borders of Sweden.

A Left Bank Pictures/Yellow Bird/ TKBC series for WGBH co-produced with The BBC, Degeto, WGBH Boston and Film i Skane. © Yellow Bird Rights AB and Left Bank Pictures (Television) Limited MMVIII



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