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Season 9, Episode 1 Cause Celebre

First Aired: October 13, 1988

"Cause Célèbre," a two-part adaptation of a real-life murder case, opens with Alma Rattenbury (Helen Mirren) hiring an 18-year-old servant (David Morrissey) with whom she begins a scandalous affair. Rattenbury: Harry Andrews. Irene: Norma West. O'Connor: David Suchet. Christopher: Neil Jeffery.

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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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