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Mystery!; Cadfael, Series II: St. Peter's Fair


Cadfael Series II St. Peter’s Fair

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Cadfael, Series II: St. Peter's Fair
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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 murder of a cantankerous traveling merchant upsets the annual festivities of the Shrewsbury Fair. Jealous local tradesmen have any number of motives for murder - and when the cobbler's son is arrested for the crime, Cadfael thinks there is something more sinister than jealousy and greed to blame. When yet another merchant is murdered, the hunt for the real murderer intensifies.

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Eaton, Rebecca (Series Producer)
Chicago: “Mystery!; Cadfael, Series II: St. Peter's Fair,” 04/03/1997, GBH Archives, accessed February 23, 2024,
MLA: “Mystery!; Cadfael, Series II: St. Peter's Fair.” 04/03/1997. GBH Archives. Web. February 23, 2024. <>.
APA: Mystery!; Cadfael, Series II: St. Peter's Fair. Boston, MA: GBH Archives. Retrieved from
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