Starting at 8:00 p.m. on Friday, March 21, tune into Channel 17 for two British dramas – Murder on the Home Front and Dalziel & Pascoe - then stay and watch Emperor Hirohito, an intriguing look at Japan’s emperor including his role during WWII.
Murder on the Home Front (8:00 PM)
Set during the London Blitz of World War II, when young women are found murdered Dr Lennox Collins the passionate and brilliant Home Office Pathologist on his first murder case together with his newly recruited secretary Molly Cooper clash with the police over just who the main suspect is. Employing ground breaking forensic techniques can Lennox and Molly save a seemingly innocent man from the gallows and prove there may be more to these murders than meets the eye?
Dalziel and Pascoe: Ruling Passion, Part 2 (9:30 pm)
In Wetherton, Dalziel and company are dealing with a series of robberies perpetrated by a robber they've dubbed "the Micturater"--after he urinated in one victim's kettle. However, Peter Pascoe has nabbed some time off so that he and his very pregnant wife Ellie can visit some old college friends in the Cotswolds.
Emperor Hirohito (10:30 PM)
From Manchuria to Pearl Harbor, the film explores the Emperor's influence over two decades of war fought in his name. From the landing of General MacArthur to the trial and execution of General Tojo, it outlines the amazing story of how American prosecutors and Japanese elite circles ensured the Emperor was not put on trial.