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Masterpiece Theatre; Little Farm, The


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Masterpiece Theatre
Little Farm, 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

Aired 1973

Tom Richards, an illiterate farmer, believes he may have found happiness in the form of a girl who answers his ad in the paper. She comes to work on his farm and, for a brief period, the two seem to be brought together. Set in the 1930's, the deceptively simple story shows how expectations can be cruelly destructive.



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Broadcast program

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Chicago: “Masterpiece Theatre; Little Farm, The,” 12/14/1973, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 27, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_43D255BDEA8C438E809C94E869DF3B63.
MLA: “Masterpiece Theatre; Little Farm, The.” 12/14/1973. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 27, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_43D255BDEA8C438E809C94E869DF3B63>.
APA: Masterpiece Theatre; Little Farm, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_43D255BDEA8C438E809C94E869DF3B63
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