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Masterpiece Theatre; Wreath of Roses, A


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Masterpiece Theatre
Wreath of Roses, A
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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

This is the story of a lonely woman's desperate bid for love which ultimately involves her in tragedy and terror. While waiting for a train, a lonely woman is witness to a suicide on the tracks. A sympathetic man strikes up a friendship with her. At first reluctant, she is drawn in by his self-assured good looks. She eventually discovers that he is hiding a deadly secret.



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Chicago: “Masterpiece Theatre; Wreath of Roses, A,” 03/09/1989, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed May 27, 2020, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_CE693EDA307A43478204EE4D6FA7A1DA.
MLA: “Masterpiece Theatre; Wreath of Roses, A.” 03/09/1989. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. May 27, 2020. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_CE693EDA307A43478204EE4D6FA7A1DA>.
APA: Masterpiece Theatre; Wreath of Roses, A. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_CE693EDA307A43478204EE4D6FA7A1DA
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