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Masterpiece Mystery; Inspector Lynley, Series VII: Know Thine Enemy


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Masterpiece Mystery
Inspector Lynley, Series VII: Know Thine Enemy
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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

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His reputation restored, Lynley is back in action as he and Havers try to solve the murder of one schoolgirl and the disappearance of another. Is a serial killer on the loose in suburban London? What is the mother of one of the girls hiding? And who is the mysterious redhead seen with both girls before they disappeared? Honeysuckle Weeks ("Foyle's War") and James D'Arcy ("Mansfield Park") co-star in this psychological chiller, which pushes the detectives' friendship to the brink and leaves one of them questioning a critical judgment call.



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