Masterpiece Theatre; Wingless Bird, The
The Wingless Bird Episode 1 60 min.
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- Masterpiece Theatre
- Wingless Bird, The
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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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This dramatization of Catherine Cookson's novel follows the fortunes of three different families, linked by the strong-minded Agnes Conway (Claire Skinner). An encounter with a glamorous young couple one Christmas Eve launches Agnes' involvement with the wealthy Farrier family. Meanwhile, she becomes entangled with the notorious Dock fighters, the Fentons, as she goes to the aid of her younger sister. When World War I breaks out, life for Agnes and those she cares for will never be the same again.
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- Chicago: “Masterpiece Theatre; Wingless Bird, The,” 02/08/1998, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed August 21, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D68B9DF2034D4C58B31E9BB5592B8913.
- MLA: “Masterpiece Theatre; Wingless Bird, The.” 02/08/1998. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. August 21, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D68B9DF2034D4C58B31E9BB5592B8913>.
- APA: Masterpiece Theatre; Wingless Bird, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D68B9DF2034D4C58B31E9BB5592B8913