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Masterpiece Theatre; Murder of Quality, A


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Masterpiece Theatre
Murder of Quality, A
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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: Oct. 13- 20, 1991 George Smiley responds to a plea for help from former intelligence colleague Stella Rode. Smiley investigates a sensational murder at the Carne School in Dorset -- a murder that had been predicted by the victim. Smiley joins a police investigation in which everyone seems to have a motive.

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Chicago: “Masterpiece Theatre; Murder of Quality, A,” 08/29/1993, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed January 20, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_15E7E774868D4A3092B597596A7675B9.
MLA: “Masterpiece Theatre; Murder of Quality, A.” 08/29/1993. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. January 20, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_15E7E774868D4A3092B597596A7675B9>.
APA: Masterpiece Theatre; Murder of Quality, A. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_15E7E774868D4A3092B597596A7675B9
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