The Madame Blanc Mysteries
Antiques dealer Jean White (Sally Lindsay, Mount Pleasant) is nearly bankrupt after her husband"s sudden death, and so she heads to their one last asset: a cottage in antiques hub Sainte Victoire, France. There, Jean begins investigating his death, aided by sympathetic taxi driver Dom (Steve Edge). She soon finds the colorful locals have a treasure trove of other mysteries for her to assess, too.
- 1. Episode 1October 14, 202145min13+SubtitlesEnglish [CC], Español [CC]Audio languagesEnglishWhen Rory White has a fatal car accident in France, his wife, antiques dealer Jean, is devastated. Her distress grows when she learns Rory has left her nearly penniless, her one remaining asset a cottage in the town of Sainte Victoire. But when she arrives to sell the place, she discovers Rory had been having an affair and that a valuable ring is missing. Jean begins to suspect foul play.
- 2. Episode 2October 22, 202145min13+SubtitlesEnglish [CC], Español [CC]Audio languagesEnglishJean learns from police chief Caron that her ring has been sent away as evidence, and that there is little they can do about the threats from Rory"s mistress. Jean is furious but soon distracted when she is asked to look into an elderly woman"s mystery dating back to the Nazi occupation of France. Meanwhile, a TV producer puts the locals in a tizzy when he holds a casting call for a reality show.
- 3. Episode 3October 29, 202145min7+SubtitlesEnglish [CC], Español [CC]Audio languagesEnglishJudith and Jeremy"s 80s-themed wedding anniversary party takes a gnarly turn when an attendee is discovered dead. Caron asks Jean for her expertise in identifying some of the items found at the crime scene, but what Jean ultimately uncovers goes far beyond antiques.
- 4. Episode 4November 5, 202145minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC], Español [CC]Audio languagesEnglishWhen an elderly man is killed during a home robbery, Caron is confused to discover that, while there were many valuable pieces of art in the home, only one was taken. Meanwhile, Charlie from the pawn shop has been accused of selling forgeries—but she insists they were not fakes when she sold them. Asked for her advice on both matters, Jean starts to realize the crimes could be related.
- 5. Episode 5November 14, 202145minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC], Español [CC]Audio languagesEnglishShortly after Jean and Dom attend a lecture on sacred relics at Sainte Victoire"s Catholic church, the priest is stabbed in the back with a crucifix, and the relic is stolen. Dom and Jean head to Lourdes to meet with a reliquary expert and friend of Jean"s, who happens to be a rather unorthodox nun. Back at the pub, Celine is having mother-in-law troubles.
- 6. Episode 6November 19, 202145min7+SubtitlesEnglish [CC], Español [CC]Audio languagesEnglishJust as it seems Jean and Dom"s relationship may be moving towards romance, his estranged wife reappears in town after a long absence and wants to make amends with her family. Meanwhile, Jean finally has the ring back from the police, but she"s not the only one who was eager to get her hands on it. Will Rory"s femme fatale make Jean her next victim?
- 7. Bonus: Behind the ScenesDecember 12, 202147minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishThe cast and crew discuss the making of The Madame Blanc Mysteries.
- 8. Bonus: Antiques and YouDecember 12, 20214minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishThe cast reveals whether or not they have an eye for valuing antiques.
- Dermot Boyd
- Mike BensonSally LindsayCatherine MackinZlatina RankovaCaroline Roberts-CherryMyf HopkinsMichael KlokkosClodagh Z. McCarthyPeter Miller
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