Masterpiece Theatre; Paradise Postponed
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- Masterpiece Theatre
- Paradise Postponed
- 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
Broadcast: Oct. 19- Dec. 28, 1986 Program follows forty years in the family of Rev. Simeon Simcox, Rector of Rapstone Fanner, who dies quietly in his rectory leaving a mysterious will and a baffled family. His son, Fred, sets out to find the secret of his father's past -- told in flashbacks that hopscotch through the decades. Son Henry is determined to contest the will which leaves the estate to Leslie Titmuss, who rose from humble beginnings to Cabinet member in the Conservative government.
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- Chicago: “Masterpiece Theatre; Paradise Postponed,” 06/05/1986, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed April 28, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6E610C32026D411EB5BB5E171880CE2E.
- MLA: “Masterpiece Theatre; Paradise Postponed.” 06/05/1986. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. April 28, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6E610C32026D411EB5BB5E171880CE2E>.
- APA: Masterpiece Theatre; Paradise Postponed. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6E610C32026D411EB5BB5E171880CE2E