The Moonstone

  |  Buy to Own: 08/05/2006
  |  250 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC
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Originally broadcast in 1971 this detective drama series is based on the hugely popular novel by Wilkie Collins. Starring Robin Ellis and Colin Baker, the plot centres around The Moonstone, an Indian treasure given to Rachel Verrinder (Kathleen Byron) as an 18th birthday present. It has been stolen from a temple in colonial India and a number of misfortunes have followed it into the hands of Rachel. The Moonstone goes missing and the plot follows the various attempts to secure its return to the rightful owners.