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Masterpiece Theatre; Blue Boy, The

The Blue Boy

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Masterpiece Theatre
Blue Boy, The
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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

Set in Glasgow and Argyll, Scotland, and based on a well-known local legend, actress Emma Thompson stars as Marie Bonnar in this chilling story of a young woman who is haunted by the vision of a child who died 100 years ago. Also starring Adrian Dunbar and Phyllida Law.

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Broadcast program

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Chicago: “Masterpiece Theatre; Blue Boy, The,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 23, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_AF728C6FD7314E66800DAD41C7C2F7A5.
MLA: “Masterpiece Theatre; Blue Boy, The.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 23, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_AF728C6FD7314E66800DAD41C7C2F7A5>.
APA: Masterpiece Theatre; Blue Boy, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_AF728C6FD7314E66800DAD41C7C2F7A5
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