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Mystery!; Jericho, Series II: To Murder And Create


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Jericho, Series II: To Murder And Create
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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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Robert Lindsay (Horatio Hornblower, Oliver Twist) stars as Chief Inspector Michael Jericho, a revered Scotland Yard detective...

A distinguished scientist involved in atomic weapons research is brutally murdered on Valentine's Day. Was this murder politically motivated, or the work of an overzealous hate mail writer interested in derailing his scientific work? Suddenly more murders committed in a similar fashion are popping up around London. Are they connected to the scientist? Jericho and his team must race against the clock to catch their killer.

To Murder and Create also features guest stars Claire Bloom (Miss Marple: By the Pricking of My Thumbs), Jane Horrocks (Absolutely Fabulous, Little Voice), Geraldine Somerville (Harry Potter, Gosford Park, Aristocrats) and Victoria Hamilton (Goodbye, Mr. Chips, To the Ends of the Earth).



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Eaton, Rebecca (Series Producer)
Chicago: “Mystery!; Jericho, Series II: To Murder And Create,” 01/01/2007, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed March 24, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F74B660620DE49D5963331736A5DFA56.
MLA: “Mystery!; Jericho, Series II: To Murder And Create.” 01/01/2007. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. March 24, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F74B660620DE49D5963331736A5DFA56>.
APA: Mystery!; Jericho, Series II: To Murder And Create. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F74B660620DE49D5963331736A5DFA56
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