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Mystery!; Cadfael, Series I: One Corpse Too Many

Cadfael Series I One Corpse Too Many 90 minute presentation

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Cadfael, Series I: One Corpse Too Many
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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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Cadfael finds himself caught in the crossfire between King Stephen and Empress Maud when he is called upon to bury 94 rebel soldiers executed on the King's orders after the fall of Shrewsbury Castle. When Cadfael counts up the dead bodies and finds one corpse too many, it sets him on a murder trail. Cadfael is played by Derek Jacobi.

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Eaton, Rebecca (Series Producer)
Chicago: “Mystery!; Cadfael, Series I: One Corpse Too Many,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed June 20, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F859E85C2D7A41B68597C10C9EA3768C.
MLA: “Mystery!; Cadfael, Series I: One Corpse Too Many.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. June 20, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F859E85C2D7A41B68597C10C9EA3768C>.
APA: Mystery!; Cadfael, Series I: One Corpse Too Many. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F859E85C2D7A41B68597C10C9EA3768C
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