SISTER BONIFACE MYSTERIES
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
More episodes to come:
Episode 7: “Dem Bones” broadcast date TBA
Episode 8: “Queen of the Kitchen” broadcast date TBA
Episode 9: “Sister Town” broadcast date TBA
Episode 10: “Crimes and Miss Demeanours” broadcast date TBA
This series is currently available for purchase on BritBox and Amazon Prime Video
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