Masterpiece Theatre; Foyle’s War, Series I: Lesson In Murder, A
Episode 3 A Lesson in Murder
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- Masterpiece Theatre
- Foyle’s War, Series I: Lesson In Murder, A
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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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June 1940. The death of a conscientious objector in police custody and the booby-trap murder of a young evacuee at the home of tribunal judge Lawrence Gascoigne (Oliver Ford Davies) lead Foyle and Milner to suspect someone is out for revenge. Could the death of the evacuee be a smokescreen for a maze of family conflict and prejudice against pacifists? And what is the real work of the secret wartime factory nearby?
Reissued as a Mystery series.
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- Chicago: “Masterpiece Theatre; Foyle’s War, Series I: Lesson In Murder, A,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed April 22, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8B2048777E394119A6ECA7432B830469.
- MLA: “Masterpiece Theatre; Foyle’s War, Series I: Lesson In Murder, A.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. April 22, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8B2048777E394119A6ECA7432B830469>.
- APA: Masterpiece Theatre; Foyle’s War, Series I: Lesson In Murder, A. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8B2048777E394119A6ECA7432B830469