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Masterpiece Theatre; Upstairs, Downstairs, Series II: Distant Thunder

12/12/1986


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Series
Masterpiece Theatre
Program
Upstairs, Downstairs, Series II: Distant Thunder
Program Number

212

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

While Hazel convalesces from the loss of a baby by miscarriage James consoles himself with his young step cousin, Georgina -- leaving Richard to assume the responsibilities of comforting and caring for Hazel and of running the house. The ensuing frictions bring home to Richard the cruel fact that he lives at Eaton Place only at James' sufferance.

Duration

00:58:49

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Drama
Citation
Chicago: “Masterpiece Theatre; Upstairs, Downstairs, Series II: Distant Thunder,” 12/12/1986, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 8, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6D57F030599B41FEB5F13D6AF6A43954.
MLA: “Masterpiece Theatre; Upstairs, Downstairs, Series II: Distant Thunder.” 12/12/1986. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 8, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6D57F030599B41FEB5F13D6AF6A43954>.
APA: Masterpiece Theatre; Upstairs, Downstairs, Series II: Distant Thunder. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6D57F030599B41FEB5F13D6AF6A43954
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