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Mystery!; Sherlock Holmes: The Last Vampyre


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Sherlock Holmes: The Last Vampyre
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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 sleepy English village of Lamberley is rocked with fear by the arrival of a tall, mysterious stranger named John Stockton, played by Roy Marsden (who also plays sleuth Adam Dalgliesh in MYSTERY!'s P.D. James presentations.) One hundred years previously his ancestor, Lord St. Clair, was burned to death by terrified villagers who believed him to be a vampire. The present inhabitants are convinced Stockton has come to avenge Lord St. Clair's death and they fear he, too, may be a vampire. The local priest calls in Sherlock Holmes to investigate.



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Eaton, Rebecca (Series Producer)
Chicago: “Mystery!; Sherlock Holmes: The Last Vampyre,” 10/31/1993, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed January 24, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E61274C670314D008332C8F028F10DD7.
MLA: “Mystery!; Sherlock Holmes: The Last Vampyre.” 10/31/1993. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. January 24, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E61274C670314D008332C8F028F10DD7>.
APA: Mystery!; Sherlock Holmes: The Last Vampyre. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E61274C670314D008332C8F028F10DD7
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