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Masterpiece Episode: "The Lady Vanishes: Masterpiece Mystery!"

Season 43, Episode 23
Episode Synopsis: A young socialite (Tuppence Middleton) on her way home investigates the disappearance of a fellow train passenger (Selina Cadell), whom no one else seems to remember seeing. Joining in the search is an engineer (Tom Hughes) who has eyes for her. Based on the 1936 Ethel Lina White novel "The Wheel Spins," which was loosely adapted by Alfred Hitchock for his 1938 "The Lady Vanishes" film.
Original Air Date: Aug 18, 2013
Guest Cast Selina Cadell: Miss Froy Sandy McDade: Mrs. Barnes Keeley Hawes: Mrs. Todhunter/Laura Parmiter Tom Hughes: Max Hare Tuppence Middleton: Iris Julian Rhind-Tutt: Mr. Todhunter/Sir Peveril Alex Jennings: The Professor Stephanie Cole: Evelyn Floodporter Emerald Fennell: Odette Jesper Christensen: The Doctor Pip Torrens: Rev. Kenneth Barnes Charles Aitken: Charlie Gemma Jones: Rose Floodporter

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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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