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Masterpiece Theatre; Perfect Hero, A


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Masterpiece Theatre
Perfect Hero, 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

Program Description

Broadcast: May 3- 24, 1992 Nigel Havers stars as Hugh Fleming, a young RAF fighter pilot who"has it all" until he is shot down and horribly burned during a World War II dogfight over Kent. Fleming undergoes reconstructive surgery and vows to fly again.



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Chicago: “Masterpiece Theatre; Perfect Hero, A,” 05/23/1994, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed March 28, 2020, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_ACEC3A68B2444E54A03F528136B83211.
MLA: “Masterpiece Theatre; Perfect Hero, A.” 05/23/1994. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. March 28, 2020. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_ACEC3A68B2444E54A03F528136B83211>.
APA: Masterpiece Theatre; Perfect Hero, A. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_ACEC3A68B2444E54A03F528136B83211
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