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Masterpiece Mystery; Inspector Lewis, Series I: Expiation

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Series
Masterpiece Mystery
Program
Inspector Lewis, Series I: Expiation
Program Number

3818

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

When an Oxford "soccer mom" is found hanged in her home following a visit from a mysterious stranger, Lewis and Hathaway uncover a web of family and sexual intrigue that convince them the initial suicide verdict may not tell the whole story. A renowned professor, near death and plagued by his own terrible secret, claims to hold the key that will unlock the mystery, but first he wants something from Lewis and Hathaway. As time passes and tension mounts, the partners worry that they may be staking the outcome of the case on a conversation between a dying man and a terminally damaged one. James Wilby (Gosford Park, Island at War) plays the grieving widower with something to hide.

Duration

01:26:46

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Drama
Citation
Chicago: “Masterpiece Mystery; Inspector Lewis, Series I: Expiation,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 6, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_CFBF6D12B15E42E29906D664E2E1ED6D.
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APA: Masterpiece Mystery; Inspector Lewis, Series I: Expiation. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_CFBF6D12B15E42E29906D664E2E1ED6D
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