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MASTERPIECE MYSTERY!
Death Comes to Pemberley, Part 2 of 2


A coach races up to a country house with a hysterical passenger shrieking, “Murder!” What better way to continue Jane Austen’s immortal novel Pride and Prejudice‌ This delicious homage to Austen, adapted from P.D. James’ clever whodunit, stars Anna Maxwell Martin (“The Bletchley Circle”) as Elizabeth and Matthew Rhys as Darcy. Co-stars include Matthew Goode, Jenna Coleman, Trevor Eve and Rebecca Front.

Part 2 of 2
A suspect goes on trial for his life, while Elizabeth pursues the truth behind a mysterious death. The future of Darcy’s sister, Georgiana, also hangs in the balance.

 

MASTERPIECE MYSTERY!
Death Comes to Pemberley, Part 1 of 2


A coach races up to a country house with a hysterical passenger shrieking, “Murder!” What better way to continue Jane Austen’s immortal novel Pride and Prejudice‌ This delicious homage to Austen, adapted from P.D. James’ clever whodunit, stars Anna Maxwell Martin (“The Bletchley Circle”) as Elizabeth and Matthew Rhys as Darcy. Co-stars include Matthew Goode, Jenna Coleman, Trevor Eve and Rebecca Front.


Part 1 of 2
Six years after the end of Pride and Prejudice, Elizabeth and Darcy plan a ball – with fatal consequences. A family enemy takes charge of the case.

 

MASTERPIECE MYSTERY!
Grantchester Part 6 of 6


James Norton stars as Sidney Chambers, a young and charismatic vicar who turns amateur investigator when one of his parishioners dies under suspicious circumstances. Chambers turns to gruff, down-to-earth police inspector Geordie Keating (Robson Green) for help, and the two become crime-solving partners and friends in the hamlet of Grantchester.

Part 6 of 6
As Geordie’s life hangs in the balance, Sidney has to defy police to stop a killing spree. Sidney’s romantic life falls apart.

 

Return to the Wild:
The Chris McCandless Story

 

This film revisits the enigmatic story of a young American hiker named Chris McCandless, the accomplished son of successful middle class parents, who was found dead in an abandoned bus in the Alaskan wilderness and became the subject of the best-selling Jon Krakauer book and Sean Penn-directed movie Into the Wild. McCandless’ letters, released for the first time, as well as new and surprising interviews, probe the mystery that still lies at the heart of a compelling story that has become part of the American literary canon.

 

AGATHA CHRISTIE’S POIROT
Curtain: Poirot’s Last Case

 

Since his debut on television in 1989, Agatha Christie’s famous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot has put his brilliant intellect and fastidious nature to the test as he solves the most mystifying crimes of the Art Deco era. David Suchet returns in his signature role as the suave Belgian super sleuth, exercising his “little grey cells” by helping police investigate crimes and murders, whether they ask for his help or not. These final lavish adaptations feature guest stars Iain Glen, Helen Baxendale, Philip Glenister and Hugh Fraser.

 
Curtain: Poirot’s Last Case
After returning to Styles, Hercule Poirot confronts a killer and his own conscience as he tries to stop a series of murders. Confined to a wheelchair and crippled with arthritis, the now elderly Poirot is reunited with his old companion Captain Hastings – back where it all began 30 years before, when Poirot was a refugee and Hastings a wounded soldier. It is the home of their first murder investigation together – and is soon to be home to their last.

 

 

MASTERPIECE CONTEMPORARY
Worricker: Salting the Battlefield

 

Bill Nighy reprises his Golden Globe–nominated role as master spy Johnny Worricker in two new thrillers.

 

Salting the Battlefield
The Worricker trilogy concludes with Johnny (Bill Nighy) and Margot (Helena Bonham Carter) managing to stay ahead of an international dragnet all across Europe. British Prime Minister Alec Beasley (Ralph Fiennes) and old MI5 colleague Jill Tankard (Judy Davis) desperately want Johnny back – but for different reasons. Who will win this frenzied game of spy versus spy?

 

 

AGATHA CHRISTIE’S POIROT
The Labours of Hercules

 

Since his debut on television in 1989, Agatha Christie’s famous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot has put his brilliant intellect and fastidious nature to the test as he solves the most mystifying crimes of the Art Deco era. David Suchet returns in his signature role as the suave Belgian super sleuth, exercising his “little grey cells” by helping police investigate crimes and murders, whether they ask for his help or not. These final lavish adaptations feature guest stars Iain Glen, Helen Baxendale, Philip Glenister and Hugh Fraser.

 

The Labours of Hercules
Poirot journeys to the Swiss Alps to lay a trap for the infamous art thief Marrascaud, with catastrophic results. Devastated, Poirot falls into a heavy depression, and it is not until a lonely chauffeur begs the detective to find his missing true love that Poirot feels he can return to his work. As he investigates this new case, Poirot stumbles upon the hotel now thought to be Marrascaud’s hideout. As an avalanche cuts off access to the hotel, Poirot finds himself in a game of cat-and-mouse with a villain he fears and despises.

 

 

AGATHA CHRISTIE’S POIROT
Elephants Can Remember

 

Since his debut on television in 1989, Agatha Christie’s famous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot has put his brilliant intellect and fastidious nature to the test as he solves the most mystifying crimes of the Art Deco era. David Suchet returns in his signature role as the suave Belgian super sleuth, exercising his “little grey cells” by helping police investigate crimes and murders, whether they ask for his help or not. These final lavish adaptations feature guest stars Iain Glen, Helen Baxendale, Philip Glenister and Hugh Fraser.

 

Elephants Can Remember
While Poirot investigates a famed psychiatrist’s murder, crime novelist Ariadne Oliver looks into a couple’s mysterious death. The story began 13 years ago, on a cliff top in Eastbourne. A couple tragically died, but the question has always remained: did the husband, General Ravenscroft, shoot the wife, or did the wife, Molly, kill the husband‌?

 

 

MASTERPIECE CLASSIC
The Paradise, Season 2

 

On the brink of happiness at the end of last season, retail genius John Moray and his “little champion,” Denise, find true love a bumpy ride indeed. Katherine and her new husband scheme to wreck Denise’s and Moray’s lives. Joanna Vanderham stars as Denise, with Emun Elliott as Moray, Elaine Cassidy as Katherine and Ben Daniels as Katherine’s moody, malevolent spouse.

 

Part 3 of 8:
Moray locks horns with bosses Katherine and Tom to pick a new head of ladies-wear. Will it be Denise, Clara or a dark horse?

 

 

NOVA
Why Planes Vanish

 

The disappearance of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 in March of this year stunned the world. In an era of smart-phones and GPS, how could a 270-ton passenger jet vanish into thin air? It was a rude awakening for all of us, showing just how far we are from the world we imagined we lived in — in which every move is monitored all the time. NOVA tells the inside story of the search for Flight MH370 and meets the key players, from all corners of the globe, who have spent months searching for the lost plane. How easy is it to make a plane disappear? Or can new technology guarantee that in the future, nothing will ever be “lost” again?

 

 

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