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Mystery!; Dalgliesh: Cover Her Face

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Dalgliesh: Cover Her Face
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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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Scotland Yard sleuth Adam Dalgliesh investigates when an outing to show off her new baby to her former co-workers plunges Sally Jupp under suspicion of murdering a former colleague. Dalgliesh suspects that the victim, far from being an innocent book club employee, was running a sinister drug racket. Miss Jupp denies any knowledge of such activity, but why is she so uncooperative?



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Eaton, Rebecca (Series Producer)
Chicago: “Mystery!; Dalgliesh: Cover Her Face,” GBH Archives, accessed January 24, 2022,
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