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Mystery!; Cadfael, Series IV: The Potter's Field


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Series
Mystery!
Program
Cadfael, Series IV: The Potter's Field
Program Number

1910

Series Description

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

Program Description

While plowing a nearby field, the Shrewsbury monks stumble on the body of an unidentified woman -- believed to be Generys (Sioned Jones) , the former wife of a local potter, Ruald (Gregor Truter), who left home and hearth a year before to join monks at Shrewsbury. Refusing to believe that Ruald is a murderer and desperate to confirm the woman's identity, Cadfael (Derek Jacobi) launches an inquiry that soon leads him to a troubled family composed of Eudo (Jack Klaff), the lord of the manor on which Ruald and Generys once lived; Eudo's ailing wife, Astola (Mel Martin); and their son Sulien (Robin Laing). All three had a reason to kill Generys -- adultery, jealousy, lust -- but the discovery of a missing ring and a vial of hemlock reveals the truth.

Duration

00:90:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Drama
Creators
Eaton, Rebecca (Series Producer)
Citation
Chicago: “Mystery!; Cadfael, Series IV: The Potter's Field,” GBH Archives, accessed May 20, 2022, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_958876013E904FC4A761B78A3D1689C8.
MLA: “Mystery!; Cadfael, Series IV: The Potter's Field.” GBH Archives. Web. May 20, 2022. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_958876013E904FC4A761B78A3D1689C8>.
APA: Mystery!; Cadfael, Series IV: The Potter's Field. Boston, MA: GBH Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_958876013E904FC4A761B78A3D1689C8
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