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The Mrs. Bradley Mysteries, Series 2

Episode Descriptions

Episode 1
Death at the Opera
Sunday, July 13, 2003, at 9pm - 60 minutes

A murder at her old school leads Mrs. Bradley (Diana Rigg) behind the veil of respectability into the scandalous lives of students and teachers. George (Neil Dudgeon) assists by posing nude for the young ladies' art class.

Episode 2
The Rising of the Moon
Sunday, July 20, 2003, at 9pm - 60 minutes

A slasher slaying at the circus gets pinned on Castries the knife thrower (Francis Magee). But then Archie the clown (Ken Collie) is implicated. Mrs. Bradley probes the murderous resentment within the troupe and in the town where the circus has arrived.

Episode 3
Laurels Are Poison
Sunday, July 27, 2003, at 9pm - 60 minutes

The Ghost of the Soldier haunts the estate of Mrs. Bradley's old friend Lady Isabel Marchmont (Phyllida Law), where first the cook and then the gardener are poisoned. Mrs. Bradley probes the paternity of Isabel's grandchild, which may hold a clue to the killings. Meanwhile, George quizzes the man who may know the details of his brother's death in the war.

Episode 4
The Worsted Viper
Sunday, August 3, 2003, at 9pm - 60 minutes

A young woman is found dead on the beach in a ritual slaying, which reminds Mrs. Bradley of her first case. Inspector Christmas (Peter Davison) is on hand to aid the investigation, which hinges on a smuggling ring, an advice columnist, and missing parish records. George's daughter is about to marry and may be the next victim.

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