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Masterpiece Theatre; Irish RM, The, Series II


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Masterpiece Theatre
Irish RM, The, Series II
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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

Broadcast: May 25- June 29, 1986 In late 1895, Major Sinclair Yeates, a retired army officer arrives in the West of Ireland to take up his appointment as Resident Magistrate. His first encounter with his landlord Flurry Knox, local Master of Hounds, introduces a central theme: the curious affection and mutual misunderstanding between the British and Irish.



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Chicago: “Masterpiece Theatre; Irish RM, The, Series II,” 03/03/1986, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed April 26, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_072E32E929454F5CB33A9486F4383261.
MLA: “Masterpiece Theatre; Irish RM, The, Series II.” 03/03/1986. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. April 26, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_072E32E929454F5CB33A9486F4383261>.
APA: Masterpiece Theatre; Irish RM, The, Series II. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_072E32E929454F5CB33A9486F4383261
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