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Masterpiece Contemporary: Place Of Execution - Part 1

Airs Sunday, November 1 at 9 p.m. on KPBS TV

Credit: ITV plc for MASTERPIECE

Above: A 13-year-old girl vanishes from an English village; the mystery deepens 40 years later when a journalist arrives to make a film about it. What she finds shatters the lives of all involved. Pictured (l-r): DI George Bennett (Lee Ingleby) and Old George Bennett (Philip Jackson).

In 1963, a 13-year-old girl vanished without a trace. More than 40 years later, questions surrounding her disappearance and the hunt for the killer resurface when high-profile TV journalist Catherine Heathcote (Juliet Stevenson, "Bend It Like Beckham," “The Politician's Wife”) begins to unravel the mystery. Based on the novel by Val McDermid, the miniseries also stars Greg Wise (“Cranford”). Watch a preview.

"Place of Execution" will be available for online viewing November 2 - December 8, 2009, Eastern Time.

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