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Season 24, Episode 10 Death in Holy Orders

First Aired: October 10, 2004

As P.D. James' "Death in Holy Orders" concludes, the death count is rising steadily at St. Anselm's following the bludgeoning of the archdeacon who wanted to shut the seminary down. The mysterious---and perhaps shocking---"papyrus of St. Anselm" might figure into the motive, and so might inheritances. Then what about those stolen communion wafers? Inspector Dalgliesh (Martin Shaw) has no shortage of suspects. Father Martin: Robert Hardy. Father Sebastian: Alan Howard.

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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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