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Masterpiece Theatre; Irish RM, The, Series I



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Masterpiece Theatre
Irish RM, The, Series I
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: Jan. 29- March 4, 1984 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 I,” 08/09/1983, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 18, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0CF93AC0AA7A4365AE0CF7982E6333AB.
MLA: “Masterpiece Theatre; Irish RM, The, Series I.” 08/09/1983. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 18, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0CF93AC0AA7A4365AE0CF7982E6333AB>.
APA: Masterpiece Theatre; Irish RM, The, Series I. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0CF93AC0AA7A4365AE0CF7982E6333AB
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