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Masterpiece Theatre; Country Matters, Series Ii: The Sullens Sisters

01/17/1979


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Series
Masterpiece Theatre
Program
Country Matters, Series Ii: The Sullens Sisters
Program Number

205

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

An unsophisticated adolescent's case of puppy love becomes a family affair. Peter Firth (star of stage version of Equus) plays an 18 year-old who thinks he's in love with the 26 year-old postmistress. To achieve contact, he goes to the post office every day to buy a ha'penny stamp. The postmistress decides to humor him and then introduces him to her younger sister, with comic complications.

Duration

00:60:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Drama
Citation
Chicago: “Masterpiece Theatre; Country Matters, Series Ii: The Sullens Sisters,” 01/17/1979, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 3, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B56AEBCDB4204791997B1B501DA18B65.
MLA: “Masterpiece Theatre; Country Matters, Series Ii: The Sullens Sisters.” 01/17/1979. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 3, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B56AEBCDB4204791997B1B501DA18B65>.
APA: Masterpiece Theatre; Country Matters, Series Ii: The Sullens Sisters. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B56AEBCDB4204791997B1B501DA18B65
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