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Mystery!; Miss Marple, Series III: Towards Zero

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Miss Marple, Series III: Towards Zero
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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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The formidable Lady Tressilian (Eileen Atkins; Bertie and Elizabeth, Gosford Park) reluctantly hosts a house party on her Devon estate, where loyal companion Mary and her eccentric old friend Treves help their wheelchair-bound hostess entertain a glittering array of guests. Miss Marple, an old school friend of Lady Tressilian, is intrigued when Treves tells a story about a child murderer who was never convicted. When Treves is found dead the next day - and another murder follows -- Miss Marple is determined to find the killer...

Towards Zero also stars Julian Sands (24, A Room with a View), Saffron Burrows (Fay Grim, Troy) and Tom Baker (Little Britain).



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Eaton, Rebecca (Series Producer)
Chicago: “Mystery!; Miss Marple, Series III: Towards Zero,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 15, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E2277ED99D46460B802966BB3FB3C209.
MLA: “Mystery!; Miss Marple, Series III: Towards Zero.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 15, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E2277ED99D46460B802966BB3FB3C209>.
APA: Mystery!; Miss Marple, Series III: Towards Zero. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E2277ED99D46460B802966BB3FB3C209
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