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Murder, She Wrote: The Celtic Riddle (2003)

Jessica Fletcher (Dame Angela Lansbury) travels to Ireland, where she becomes involved in a clue-driven hunt for secret treasure.

Director:

Anthony Pullen Shaw (as Anthony Shaw)

Writers:

Rosemary Anne Sisson (teleplay), Bruce Lansbury (teleplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Angela Lansbury ... Jessica Fletcher
Fionnula Flanagan ... Margaret Byrne
Tegan West Tegan West ... Mr. Charles McCafferty
Cyril O'Reilly ... Paddy Whelan
Lynn Wanlass ... Nora Flood
Timothy V. Murphy ... Inspector O'Dwyer
Joe Michael Burke ... Michael Davis
Andrew Connolly ... Tom Molloy
Geraldine Hughes ... Fiona Byrne
Helena Carroll Helena Carroll ... Kitty Murphy
Sean Lawlor ... John Herlihy
William Morgan Sheppard ... Denny (as W. Morgan Sheppard)
Gerry Gibson Gerry Gibson ... Harry Ryan
Sarah-Jane Potts ... Breeta Byrne
Peter Donat ... Eamon Byrne
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Storyline

Jessica Fletcher (Dame Angela Lansbury) is invited to a will reading in Ireland, and is surprised when she finds out what the besquest is. The family is riven with competing personalities, and a clause in the will requires all of them to work together to discover where the treasure is hidden. It's not long before the bodies start to turn up.

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Dame Angela Lansbury and her husband Peter Shaw had a sea-side "cottage" constructed on a bluff on the Southwest coast-side of Ireland during the winter and spring of 1991. During winter Christmas breaks and summer hiatus while filming Murder, She Wrote (1984), Angela and Peter would vacation in Ireland in their vacation retreat. Upon completion of this final two hour television movie, they spent their last summer together in their summer home retreat. Angela's husband Peter succumbed on January 29, 2003 in Los Angeles, California. See more »

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While arriving at Rose Cottage Jessica Fletcher is wearing only a woollen suit jacket, later when she sees Nora peering through the window she puts on her waterproof coat which she didn't arrive with. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Denny: Gather round, gather round and listen. Listen to me now. As you travel through life, you'll encounter many barriers to happiness. You'll go down some rough roads and sometimes you may take a wrong turn. Well, if that happens, take heed of what I say to you now, for some day these words may help you.
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Dedicated to the memory of Peter Shaw. See more »

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Follows Murder, She Wrote (1984) See more »

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Very interesting, engaging who done it
14 May 2003 | by skyshagsterSee all my reviews

Jessica Fletcher is one of my favorite actresses and she hits a home run with this one.

The movie is set in Ireland, and the cast is mainly Irish, except for Jessica of course. The scenery and characters are very vivid and make you long to visit Ireland.

So Jessica is called to Ireland for the reading of the will. The deceased leaves a riddle to be solved, of which the prize is something of great value....

And so it is off. The riddle takes teamwork as each person is left a small piece of a puzzle to be solved. Several murders ensue and the race is on to solve the riddle and find the killer.

I loved this one.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 May 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Murder, She Wrote: The Celtic Riddle See more »

Filming Locations:

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1.78 : 1
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