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Died in the Wool (TV Show)


Died in the Wool was part of an anthology series adapting the murder mysteries of Dame Ngaio Marsh. MP Flossie Rubrick has been found dead in a wool bale, and it's up to Inspector Roderick Alleyn (English actor George Baker, from Z Cars and I, Claudius) to unravel the secrets of a South Island sheep station. The tale of a cultured Englishman amidst World War ll spies and seamy colonial crimes found a global audience. Ngaio Marsh Theatre was the first New Zealand television drama to screen in the United States (on PBS). Included is a Cluedo-style sitting room inquest and a wool shed reveal.

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