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Season 6, Episode 1 Death of an Expert Witness

First Aired: October 24, 1985

A six-part adaptation of P.D. James' "Death of an Expert Witness," a whodunit set in a laboratory. Part 1 sorts out the ambitions of the main characters, including the lab's new director and a biologist who wanted the job. Dalgliesh: Roy Marsden. Dr. Howarth: Barry Foster. Dr. Lorimer: Geoffrey Palmer.

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  • Premiered: February 5, 1980
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: 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)

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