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Masterpiece Episode: "Miss Marple: Murder Is Easy"

Season 39, Episode 19
Episode Synopsis: In "Miss Marple: Murder Is Easy," a fellow train passenger (Sylvia Syms) confides in Marple that several recent deaths in her village were, in her opinion, murders. Marple decides to take up the case after the woman dies in what appears to be a tragic accident. Luke Fitzwilliam: Benedict Cumberbatch. Jessie Humbleby: Jemma Redgrave. George Rogers: Steven Hartley.
Original Air Date: Jul 12, 2009
Guest Cast Stephen Churchett: Coroner Julia McKenzie: Miss Marple Anna Chancellor: Lydia Horton Russell Tovey: PC Terence Reed Margo Stilley: Bridget Conway Sylvia Syms: Lavinia Pinkerton Jemma Redgrave: Jessie Humbleby Steve Pemberton: Henry Wake Hugo Speer: James Abbot Steven Hartley: George Rogers Shirley Henderson: Honoria Waynflete Benedict Cumberbatch: Luke Fitzwilliam David Haig: Maj. Hugh Horton James Lance: Dr. Geoffrey Thomas Lyndsey Marshal: Amy Gibbs Tim Brooke-Taylor: Dr. Edward Humbleby

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Premiered: January 10, 1971, on PBS
Rating: TV-PG
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Premise: PBS's longest running (and most honored) dramatic series is an Anglophile's delight, featuring British adaptations of literary classics and original works. The first `Masterpiece' was `The First Churchills,' and since then it has won nine Peabodys and 29 Emmys (beginning with Susan Hampshire's Best Actress award for `Churchills'). Its many memorable productions include `Upstairs, Downstairs,' `I, Claudius,' 'The Jewel in the Crown,' `House of Cards,' `Poldark' and `Prime Suspect.'



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