The Bletchley Circle
(Rochester, New York) – The Bletchley Circle returns to WXXI-TV with a four-part second season on Sunday, April 13, 2014 at 10 p.m. A production of World Productions (United, “Line of Duty”) and distributed worldwide by Content Television, the series premiered in the U.S. to critical acclaim in April 2013.
Premiering on April 13 and 20, “Blood on Their Hands” opens with former Bletchley Park girl Alice Merren in prison awaiting trial for murder. Jean stands behind her innocence and tries to reunite the circle in an attempt to help one of their own. Lucy is now getting on well in a clerical job at Scotland Yard and keeping her head down, and Millie is working as a German translator. Susan is reluctant to get involved after her experience with the twisted serial killer Malcolm Crowley and the danger it posed to her family.
Premiering April 27 and May 4, “Uncustomed Goods” finds Millie branching out into what she believes to be a harmless sideline of dealing in unaccustomed goods. This endeavor leads to her being kidnapped and held in a seedy hotel by some gangsters. On discovering this, Alice goes to Jean and Lucy to help. The girls start to investigate in order to save their friend and, as they do so, uncover a much darker, hidden world of crime.
Pictured: The cast of The Bletchley Circle
Credit: Courtesy of ©World Productions 2013
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