Mystery! 1980 | TV Show
Whodunits, courtroom dramas and suspense tales make up this often brilliant anthology. It features adaptations of tales by myriad classic mystery writers, from Arthur Conan Doyle and Agatha Christie to Dick Francis and John Mortimer, with such notable figu (more…)
Premiered: February 5, 1980
Season 23, Episode 5 Mrs. Bradley Mysteries: The Worsted Viper
First Aired: August 3, 2003
Mrs. Bradley (Diana Rigg) probes the murder of a young woman who's found on a beach with her hair cut and a woven snake wrapped around her neck. It appears to be a ritual slaying; indeed, it's the same ritual used by the killer in Mrs. B's first case, some 30 years before. The setting is the home town of Insp. Christmas (Peter Davison), and George (Neil Dudgeon) has a tie to it as well: his daughter (Rebecca Callard), who is engaged to be married, works at a local inn.