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Masterpiece Mystery; Inspector Lewis, Series I: Whom The Gods Would Destroy

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Series
Masterpiece Mystery
Program
Inspector Lewis, Series I: Whom The Gods Would Destroy
Program Number

3816

Series Description

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

Program Description

A middle-aged Oxford graduate turns up dead near his run-down houseboat, sending Lewis and Hathaway down a twisting trail rife with literary allusions and unexpected associations. The detectives discover that back in his undergraduate days, the victim was a member of a club with roots in the Greek myth of Dionysus. But when they look to his former schoolmates for help, no one is talking. Anna Madeley (Sense and Sensibility) guest stars.

Duration

01:26:46

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Drama
Citation
Chicago: “Masterpiece Mystery; Inspector Lewis, Series I: Whom The Gods Would Destroy,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 6, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_CEE2BA4C76AA494AA1A2A99A7D001094.
MLA: “Masterpiece Mystery; Inspector Lewis, Series I: Whom The Gods Would Destroy.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 6, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_CEE2BA4C76AA494AA1A2A99A7D001094>.
APA: Masterpiece Mystery; Inspector Lewis, Series I: Whom The Gods Would Destroy. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_CEE2BA4C76AA494AA1A2A99A7D001094
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