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Masterpiece Theatre; Seeing Red

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Masterpiece Theatre
Seeing Red
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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

Based on the true story of Coral Atkins, a single mother and the star of a 1970's television soap opera, "Family at War, " who changed her lifestyle when she began running her own children's home. Starring Sarah Lancashire, Nicholas Gecks, Lizzy McInnerny, Richard Dillane and John Quayle.



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Chicago: “Masterpiece Theatre; Seeing Red,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed April 24, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C346569EB0AD4043943DC391E547DD53.
MLA: “Masterpiece Theatre; Seeing Red.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. April 24, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C346569EB0AD4043943DC391E547DD53>.
APA: Masterpiece Theatre; Seeing Red. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C346569EB0AD4043943DC391E547DD53
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