Masterpiece Theatre; Country Matters, Series Ii: The Simple Life
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- Masterpiece Theatre
- Country Matters, Series Ii: The Simple Life
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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
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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.
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- Chicago: “Masterpiece Theatre; Country Matters, Series Ii: The Simple Life,” 01/12/1979, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed July 21, 2018, 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. July 21, 2018. <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