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Masterpiece Theatre; I, Claudius: Some Justice


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Masterpiece Theatre
I, Claudius: Some Justice
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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

The blatant murder of Germanicus so incenses the populace that the Senate demands that the accused assassin be brought to trial. The mushrooming scandal threatens to smear not only the Emperor but the still scheming Livia.



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Chicago: “Masterpiece Theatre; I, Claudius: Some Justice,” 03/04/1991, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed May 23, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C9A7F8266E4F4D85854A602539819C53.
MLA: “Masterpiece Theatre; I, Claudius: Some Justice.” 03/04/1991. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. May 23, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C9A7F8266E4F4D85854A602539819C53>.
APA: Masterpiece Theatre; I, Claudius: Some Justice. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C9A7F8266E4F4D85854A602539819C53
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