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Masterpiece Theatre; Edwardians, The: Conan Doyle


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Masterpiece Theatre
Edwardians, The: Conan Doyle
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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

Mr. Rolls and Mr. Royce: 1902 in Manchester, England when two men combined to make the car that still remains a legend. Conan Doyle: When his wife dies, the author becomes depressed and only the interest of an intriguing investigation revives him--trying to prove the innocence of a young Eurasian imprisoned for a crime he did not commit. The Reluctant Juggler: the story of actors struggling to organize a performer's union. Lloyd George: fiery liberal politician who dominated England prior to WWI, whose personal escapades kept him on the brink of political disaster.



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Chicago: “Masterpiece Theatre; Edwardians, The: Conan Doyle,” 06/24/1974, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 22, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C486046AC6774F488C53C60532C36F53.
MLA: “Masterpiece Theatre; Edwardians, The: Conan Doyle.” 06/24/1974. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 22, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C486046AC6774F488C53C60532C36F53>.
APA: Masterpiece Theatre; Edwardians, The: Conan Doyle. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C486046AC6774F488C53C60532C36F53
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