WGBH Openvault

Masterpiece Theatre; After the War: French and English


Part of PBS return. Closed Captions on line 21.

License Clip

More material is available from this program at the WGBH Archive. If you are a researcher interested in accessing the collection at WGBH, please email archive_requests@wgbh.org.

Undigitized item: Request Digitization

Untranscribed item: Request Transcription

Masterpiece Theatre
After the War: French and English
Program Number


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

Michael is employed by the The Sunday Crusader, as a junior reporter and devotes his spare time to the unsuccessful pursuit of Sally Raglan, an attractive and promising young actress. He is sent on an assignment to Paris where he meets Joe Hirsch for the first time in ten years. Through Joe, he is introduced to Pierrette Levi and falls in love. But there are aspects of Pierrettes life which Michael can never share.



Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type


Chicago: “Masterpiece Theatre; After the War: French and English,” 11/22/1991, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed June 26, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_556619587DED41208DC337184E527A01.
MLA: “Masterpiece Theatre; After the War: French and English.” 11/22/1991. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. June 26, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_556619587DED41208DC337184E527A01>.
APA: Masterpiece Theatre; After the War: French and English. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_556619587DED41208DC337184E527A01
If you have more information about this item, we want to know! Please contact us, including the URL.