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Masterpiece Theatre; 20th Anniversary Favorites: On Approval


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Masterpiece Theatre
20th Anniversary Favorites: On Approval
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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



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Chicago: “Masterpiece Theatre; 20th Anniversary Favorites: On Approval,” 10/20/1990, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed August 18, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BB17830E9B7A4A93A8E70F4D7878796E.
MLA: “Masterpiece Theatre; 20th Anniversary Favorites: On Approval.” 10/20/1990. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. August 18, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BB17830E9B7A4A93A8E70F4D7878796E>.
APA: Masterpiece Theatre; 20th Anniversary Favorites: On Approval. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BB17830E9B7A4A93A8E70F4D7878796E
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