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Masterpiece Theatre; Citadel, The



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Masterpiece Theatre
Citadel, The
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: Nov. 20, 1983- Jan. 22, 1984 Based on a novel which was a best-seller - considered a shocking expose of the medical profession in England during the 1920's. Andrew Manson, an idealistic Scottish doctor begins his practice in Wales but moves onto a successful practice in a fashionable part of London. Through disillusionment with his colleagues and personal tragedy, he recaptures the fierce dedication to medicine he lost in his move to London.



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Chicago: “Masterpiece Theatre; Citadel, The,” 08/23/1983, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed April 6, 2020, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1C77F53750F24270989EAD7C873F513E.
MLA: “Masterpiece Theatre; Citadel, The.” 08/23/1983. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. April 6, 2020. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1C77F53750F24270989EAD7C873F513E>.
APA: Masterpiece Theatre; Citadel, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1C77F53750F24270989EAD7C873F513E
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