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Masterpiece Theatre; After the War: Partners


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Masterpiece Theatre
After the War: Partners
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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

Modest success as a playwright allows Michael to escape from Fleet Street and he is invited to collaborate on a West End musical. Rachel is wed to David Lucas. Through Joe Hirsch, Michael is invited to make a documentary film about urban redevelopment. Sally Raglan delivers an invitation to a weekend house-party with Ned and Irene Corman. Benedict Bligh, a powerful threatre critic, will be there and as well as an American film producer. It is also the occasion on which Guy Falcons portrait of Irene is to be unveiled.



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Chicago: “Masterpiece Theatre; After the War: Partners,” 05/22/1990, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 27, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_41CEBA33574549298C68D4E0C90AA102.
MLA: “Masterpiece Theatre; After the War: Partners.” 05/22/1990. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 27, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_41CEBA33574549298C68D4E0C90AA102>.
APA: Masterpiece Theatre; After the War: Partners. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_41CEBA33574549298C68D4E0C90AA102
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