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Masterpiece Theatre; Country Matters, Series Ii: The Simple Life

01/12/1979


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Series
Masterpiece Theatre
Program
Country Matters, Series Ii: The Simple Life
Program Number

203

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

Stella Bartholemew, a bored, gin-soaked middle-aged woman finds temporary solace in a relationship with the young boy who does odd jobs about her country cottage. Filmed in Lancaster, set in 1950's, story depicts the war between husband and wife. Acid story of a lonely woman's rebellion and the cold judgment which lies in wait for her.

Duration

00:60:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Drama
Citation
Chicago: “Masterpiece Theatre; Country Matters, Series Ii: The Simple Life,” 01/12/1979, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed September 30, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_885EEF0B7B964ECCBF373B5A226B62DA.
MLA: “Masterpiece Theatre; Country Matters, Series Ii: The Simple Life.” 01/12/1979. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. September 30, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_885EEF0B7B964ECCBF373B5A226B62DA>.
APA: Masterpiece Theatre; Country Matters, Series Ii: The Simple Life. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_885EEF0B7B964ECCBF373B5A226B62DA
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