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SISTER BONIFACE MYSTERIES

Sister Boniface (LORNA WATSON)
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Sister Boniface (LORNA WATSON)

Saturdays, Oct. 22 - Nov. 26, 2022 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV + Encores Sundays at 7 p.m.

SISTER BONIFACE MYSTERIES is a light-hearted murder mystery series starring a Vespa driving, crime solving Catholic nun. It's the 1960s and police forensics are rudimentary. Luckily the residents of Great Slaughter have a secret weapon. Sister Boniface. If there's evidence to be found, Boniface will find it, with a little help from dashing DI Sam Gillespie and buttoned-up Bermudan DS Felix Livingstone.

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EPISODE GUIDE:

DI Sam Gillespie (MAX BROWN), Sister Boniface (LORNA WATSON) and DS Felix Livingstone (JERRY IWU) in a scene from SISTER BONIFACE MYSTERIES "Unnatural Causes"
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DI Sam Gillespie (MAX BROWN), Sister Boniface (LORNA WATSON) and DS Felix Livingstone (JERRY IWU) in a scene from SISTER BONIFACE MYSTERIES "Unnatural Causes"

Episode 1: “Unnatural Causes” Saturday, Oct. 22 at 8 p.m. and encore Sunday, Oct. 23 at 7 p.m. on KPBS TV - The discovery of a housemaid's corpse at a local festival puts a damper on Great Slaughter's jovial gathering.

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Episode 2: “Lights, Camera, Murder! “ Saturday, Oct. 29 at 8 p.m. and encore Sunday, Oct. 30 at 7 p.m. on KPBS TV - A TV crew has arrived to use St Vincent's Convent as a location for a spy thriller. The filming becomes all too real when a live gun is fired instead of a replica. Sister Boniface deduces that the bullet was meant for the producer.

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WPC Peggy Button (AMI METCALF) in a scene from SISTER BONIFACE MYSTERIES "Lights, Camera, Murder"
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WPC Peggy Button (AMI METCALF) in a scene from SISTER BONIFACE MYSTERIES "Lights, Camera, Murder"

Episode 3: “Love and Other Puzzles” Saturday, Nov. 5 at 8 p.m. and encore Sunday, Nov. 6 at 7 p.m. on KPBS TV - After spending the night with a pipe-smoking gentleman caller, a woman is found dead with a jigsaw puzzle and a face full of cold cream.

Sister Boniface (LORNA WATSON) and Ida Sweet (GILLIAN BEVAN) in a scene from SISTER BONIFACE MYSTERIES "Love and Other Puzzles"
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Sister Boniface (LORNA WATSON) and Ida Sweet (GILLIAN BEVAN) in a scene from SISTER BONIFACE MYSTERIES "Love and Other Puzzles"

Episode 4: “My Brother's Keeper” Saturday, Nov. 12 at 8 p.m. and encore Nov. 13 at 7 p.m. on KPBS TV - Sister Reginald's ex-con brother Alfie abruptly shows up at the convent after being released from jail. With nowhere to go, the sisters agree to let him stay. But when a well-known artist is found murdered, Alfie begins to look like the prime suspect.

Alfie Lynch (JAY SIMPSON) and Sister Reg (VIRGINIA FIOL) in a scene from SISTER BONIFACE MYSTERIES "My Brother's Keeper"
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Alfie Lynch (JAY SIMPSON) and Sister Reg (VIRGINIA FIOL) in a scene from SISTER BONIFACE MYSTERIES "My Brother's Keeper"

Episode 5: “Scoop” Saturday, Nov. 19 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV (no encore scheduled) - The body of a high-level government official's secretary is found at the bottom of a staircase - and Sister Boniface claims she was dead before the fall.

Sister Boniface (LORNA WATSON), DI Sam Gillespie (MAX BROWN) and Jocelyn Kelly (RACHEL PICKUP) in a scene from SISTER BONIFACE MYSTERIES "Scoop"
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Sister Boniface (LORNA WATSON), DI Sam Gillespie (MAX BROWN) and Jocelyn Kelly (RACHEL PICKUP) in a scene from SISTER BONIFACE MYSTERIES "Scoop"

Episode 6: “Song for the Dead” Sunday, Nov. 20 at 7 p.m. and encore Saturday, Nov. 26 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV - The dreamy frontman of buzzy rock 'n' roll band The Queenmakers is found dead in the dressing room, just as they are about to go on for their set. Upon inspection, Sister Boniface finds a peculiar sting on the back of his neck.

Pete Sherry (MAX RUNHAM) and Tony Taylor (SAM HENDERSON) in a scene from SISTER BONIFACE MYSTERIES "Song for the Dead"
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Pete Sherry (MAX RUNHAM) and Tony Taylor (SAM HENDERSON) in a scene from SISTER BONIFACE MYSTERIES "Song for the Dead"

More episodes to come:

Episode 7: “Dem Bones” broadcast date TBA

DS Felix Livingstone (JERRY IWU), DI Sam Gillespie (MAX BROWN), Sister Boniface (LORNA WATSON), Ted Button (IVAN KAYE), WPC Peggy Button (AMI METCALF) and Sinclair St John Smyth (JAMIE NEWALL)
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DS Felix Livingstone (JERRY IWU), DI Sam Gillespie (MAX BROWN), Sister Boniface (LORNA WATSON), Ted Button (IVAN KAYE), WPC Peggy Button (AMI METCALF) and Sinclair St John Smyth (JAMIE NEWALL) in a scene from SISTER BONIFACE MYSTERIES "Dem Bones"

Episode 8: “Queen of the Kitchen” broadcast date TBA

Mrs Clam (BELINDA LANG) and Gladys Tibbs (VERONICA ROBERTS) in a scene from SISTER BONIFACE MYSTERIES "Queen of the Kitchen"
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Mrs Clam (BELINDA LANG) and Gladys Tibbs (VERONICA ROBERTS) in a scene from SISTER BONIFACE MYSTERIES "Queen of the Kitchen"

Episode 9: “Sister Town” broadcast date TBA

DI Sam Gillespie (MAX BROWN), WPC Peggy Button (AMI METCALF), Lawrence Diggery (BEN ABELL) , Sister Boniface (LORNA WATSON), Ruth Penny (MIRANDA RAISON), Iris Heartley (ELLIE PIERCY), Karl Fischer (ANDY HENDERSON) and Elsa Fisher (ALIX DUNMORE)
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DI Sam Gillespie (MAX BROWN), WPC Peggy Button (AMI METCALF), Lawrence Diggery (BEN ABELL) , Sister Boniface (LORNA WATSON), Ruth Penny (MIRANDA RAISON), Iris Heartley (ELLIE PIERCY), Karl Fischer (ANDY HENDERSON) and Elsa Fisher (ALIX DUNMORE) in a scene from SISTER BONIFACE MYSTERIES "Sister Town"

Episode 10: “Crimes and Miss Demeanours” broadcast date TBA

DS Felix Livingstone (JERRY IWU) and Sister Boniface (LORNA WATSON) in a scene from SISTER BONIFACE MYSTERIES "Miss Demeanours"
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DS Felix Livingstone (JERRY IWU) and Sister Boniface (LORNA WATSON) in a scene from SISTER BONIFACE MYSTERIES "Miss Demeanours"

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