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Masterpiece Theatre; Bramwell, Series III


Bramwell, Series 3 Episode 1 60 min.

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Masterpiece Theatre
Bramwell, Series III
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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

Jemma Redgrave returns as Victorian physician Eleanor Bramwell in the third installment of the series, shaking up the staid British medical establishment in four new episodes. The programs star Jemma Redgrave as Eleanor Bramwell, David Calder as Robert Bramwell, Kevin McMonagle as Joe Marsham, Cliff Parisi as Daniel Bentley, Ruth Sheen as Nurse Carr, Keeley Gainey as Kate and Andrew Connolly as Dr. O'Neill. Episode One--Eleanor applies for a part-time job at St. Jude's Hospital and earns a spectacular promotion. But then a 12-year-old prostitute shows up. Episode Two--A mysterious woman turns out to be Eleanor's disgraced Aunt Emily, returned from India after absconding with the family jewels 20 years earlier. Episode Three--Cholera breaks out at the Thrift Infirmary and a handsome, influential doctor claims to have a cure. Episode Four--A military colleague of the elder Dr. Bramwell recruits children to take to America, but his wife's bruises raise alarms to the vigilant Eleanor.

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Chicago: “Masterpiece Theatre; Bramwell, Series III,” 11/09/1997, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed April 5, 2020, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5588E45F26EF47D5821D39D5AFB7858B.
MLA: “Masterpiece Theatre; Bramwell, Series III.” 11/09/1997. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. April 5, 2020. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5588E45F26EF47D5821D39D5AFB7858B>.
APA: Masterpiece Theatre; Bramwell, Series III. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5588E45F26EF47D5821D39D5AFB7858B
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