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Masterpiece Theatre; Real Charlotte, The


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Masterpiece Theatre
Real Charlotte, The
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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: March 25- April 8, 1990 Young Francie Fitzpatrick comes to stay with her cousin Charlotte Mullen in the west of Ireland. Socially ambitious, Charlotte schemes to bring about a marriage between Francie and Christopher Dysart, the heir to a great estate. Yet Francie proves irresistible to Roddy Lambert, Dysart's land agent - as well as to Gerald Hawkins, a dashing young officer in the British army.



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Chicago: “Masterpiece Theatre; Real Charlotte, The,” 02/20/1990, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 28, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4BD288B15865478E828814631C9ABAE4.
MLA: “Masterpiece Theatre; Real Charlotte, The.” 02/20/1990. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 28, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4BD288B15865478E828814631C9ABAE4>.
APA: Masterpiece Theatre; Real Charlotte, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4BD288B15865478E828814631C9ABAE4
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