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Masterpiece Theatre; Upstairs, Downstairs, Series II: The Bolter


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Masterpiece Theatre
Upstairs, Downstairs, Series II: The Bolter
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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

Hazel and James, taking Rose and Edward with them, go for a weekend visit to a country estate. It is Hazel's first visit to the hunt, and Edward's as well; each of them learns the arcane ways of the country house weekend and of the hunt, one of the first lessons being that some of the most serious hunting takes place not in the fields but in the bedrooms.



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Chicago: “Masterpiece Theatre; Upstairs, Downstairs, Series II: The Bolter,” 12/28/1986, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 16, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6984B7A0FF324E1BBCB566289DD145D1.
MLA: “Masterpiece Theatre; Upstairs, Downstairs, Series II: The Bolter.” 12/28/1986. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 16, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6984B7A0FF324E1BBCB566289DD145D1>.
APA: Masterpiece Theatre; Upstairs, Downstairs, Series II: The Bolter. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6984B7A0FF324E1BBCB566289DD145D1
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