Masterpiece Theatre; Heaven on Earth
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- Masterpiece Theatre
- Heaven on Earth
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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
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This program is based upon the memoirs of some of the 100,000 British "home children" who were orphans sent to live in Canada and begin life anew in the 1890's. Follows the fortunes of five youngsters who arrive in New Canaan, Ontario to begin new lives.
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- Chicago: “Masterpiece Theatre; Heaven on Earth,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 22, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4C130D8B36224DCCB07FF77B421A2A34.
- MLA: “Masterpiece Theatre; Heaven on Earth.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 22, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4C130D8B36224DCCB07FF77B421A2A34>.
- APA: Masterpiece Theatre; Heaven on Earth. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4C130D8B36224DCCB07FF77B421A2A34