The best British mysteries, hosted by Alan Cumming.
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Miss Marple, Series V: The Secret of Chimneys (Episode #4016H)
KQED 9: Thu, Oct 31, 2013 -- 9:30 PM
A lavish weekend party sees Miss Marple accompany Lady Virginia Revel to her family home of Chimneys. In the middle of the night, the sound of a gunshot is heard from a secret passageway in the house and Count Ludwig Von Stainach is found dead. A chief inspector arrives from Scotland Yard to investigate, enlisting Miss Marple's help. Together they discover a coded message in the pocket of the dead count that could hold the key to the mystery. But when the bones of a young servant, murdered over 20 years ago, are uncovered Miss Marple becomes aware that the secret of Chimneys is darker than even she had realized.
Miss Marple, Series V: The Blue Geranium (Episode #4017H)
KQED 9: Thu, Oct 31, 2013 -- 8:00 PM
Miss Marple meets with her old friend Sir Henry Clithering, asking him for help with a troubling case. She has new evidence about the Blue Geranium Murder and needs Sir Henry's help to stop the court hearing. Did the wealthy and unpopular Mary Pritchard really die of shock when the geranium in her wallpaper turned blue in the village of Little Ambrose? Could a mysterious fortune-teller or a secret love affair help solve the mystery? With the body count on the rise and no time to spare, Miss Marple and Clithering work together to find an ingenious killer and close the case once and for all.
Foyle's War, Series VII: Sunflower (Episode #4328H)
KQED Life: Sat, Oct 5, 2013 -- 9:00 PM
Foyle is given the distasteful task of protecting art historian Professor Peter Van Haren, an undercover ex-Nazi and a valuable MI5 intelligence asset against the Russians. But when Van Haren lectures a group of students on the self-portraits of the artist Rembrandt, his presence causes a young man to suffer a frightening flashback which ends in tragedy.
- KQED Life: Sun, Oct 6, 2013 -- 3:00 AM