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Masterpiece Theatre; Upstairs, Downstairs, Series I: A FAMILY GATHERING

12/12/1986


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Series
Masterpiece Theatre
Program
Upstairs, Downstairs, Series I: A FAMILY GATHERING
Program Number

113

Series Description

Program premiered in 1971 with The First Churchills. Hosted by Alastair Cooke. Intended as a showcase for the best of British television drama. Spawned MYSTERY! in 1980. Current executive producer Rebecca Eaton. All promotion of program done by Frank Goodman & Associates (see below). Synopsis, cast information and producers listed by individual title. Series release date: 1971

Program Description

James is back from India with a fiancee who reveals her middle class, Army, colonial background by ordering Hudson around as though he were an Indian houseboy. As King Edward lies dying and the Edwardian era with it, the new order is heralded by the arrival of Thomas and Sarah -- at the front door -- to wish Lady Marjorie a happy birthday.

Duration

01:00:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Drama
Citation
Chicago: “Masterpiece Theatre; Upstairs, Downstairs, Series I: A FAMILY GATHERING,” 12/12/1986, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed September 28, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_02A22B88724641CBA9B9BBD16A6B6EF8.
MLA: “Masterpiece Theatre; Upstairs, Downstairs, Series I: A FAMILY GATHERING.” 12/12/1986. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. September 28, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_02A22B88724641CBA9B9BBD16A6B6EF8>.
APA: Masterpiece Theatre; Upstairs, Downstairs, Series I: A FAMILY GATHERING. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_02A22B88724641CBA9B9BBD16A6B6EF8
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