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Masterpiece Theatre; Amazing Mrs. Pritchard, The

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Masterpiece Theatre
Amazing Mrs. Pritchard, The
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 Sundays Beginning October 21, 2007 until November 18, 2007

Jane Horrocks ("Absolutely Fabulous," Little Voice) plays Ros Pritchard, an efficient supermarket manager leading an ordinary life with her husband and children. Disenchanted with the candidates in the upcoming general election, Ros decides to run for Parliament, promising the public "I will never lie to you. I will never mislead you." Her unique platform - bolstered by her sass and wit - captures the heart of a nation, and the amazing Mrs. Pritchard makes history when she's elected prime minister. Also starring Geraldine James, Stephen Mackintosh and Janet McTeer.



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