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Masterpiece Theatre; Upstairs, Downstairs, Series III: News From the Front

01/15/1987


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Series
Masterpiece Theatre
Program
Upstairs, Downstairs, Series III: News From the Front
Program Number

302

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

At a small dinner party while James is home on leave, he makes the shocking disclosure that lives are being lost for a simple lack of guns and ammunition. Dillon, who is one of the guests, slips the information to the press. When James' commanding officers End out who is responsible for the slip, they have him recalled from the frontline command. Edward, also home on leave, uses the occasion differently -- he proposes to Daisy.

Duration

01:00:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Drama
Citation
Chicago: “Masterpiece Theatre; Upstairs, Downstairs, Series III: News From the Front,” 01/15/1987, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 10, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9BC3C83A56E34EBBA1A71FF5198DE14D.
MLA: “Masterpiece Theatre; Upstairs, Downstairs, Series III: News From the Front.” 01/15/1987. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 10, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9BC3C83A56E34EBBA1A71FF5198DE14D>.
APA: Masterpiece Theatre; Upstairs, Downstairs, Series III: News From the Front. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9BC3C83A56E34EBBA1A71FF5198DE14D
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