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Masterpiece Theatre; Goodbye, Mr Chips (2002-2003)

Goodbye Mr Chips

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Masterpiece Theatre
Goodbye, Mr Chips (2002-2003)
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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: October 2003 In the annals of English boarding schools, few can match the renown of Brookfield, "a good school of the second rank," with its unforgettable Latin master Mr. Chipping, known to all as "Mr. Chips."

Mr. Chips is the much-loved schoolmaster who devotes his life to Brookfield school and its generations of schoolboys in this poignant, classic story of a man who becomes a truly inspirational teacher.

Masterpiece Theatre's heartwarming new adaptation of James Hilton's beloved novella stars Martin Clunes as the amiable educator who arrives at Brookfield as a young teacher in the 1870s, and finds himself a venerated old timer in the 1920s with vivid memories of his thousands of children -- "all boys."



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Chicago: “Masterpiece Theatre; Goodbye, Mr Chips (2002-2003),” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 17, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_20B6CADB4FEE49EC807D8DDC364E259D.
MLA: “Masterpiece Theatre; Goodbye, Mr Chips (2002-2003).” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 17, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_20B6CADB4FEE49EC807D8DDC364E259D>.
APA: Masterpiece Theatre; Goodbye, Mr Chips (2002-2003). Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_20B6CADB4FEE49EC807D8DDC364E259D
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