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Masterpiece Theatre; Reckless: The Sequel

Reckless The Sequel, Reel 1 of 2

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Masterpiece Theatre
Reckless: The Sequel
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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

Picking up where "Reckless" left off, this two-hour sequel shows just what happens after handsome young Dr. Owen Springer (Robson Green) absconds with bewitching middle-aged executive Anna Fairley ( Francesca Annis), wife of Owen's supercilious boss, Dr. Richard Crane (Michael Kitchen). A year has passed. Owen and Anna are living blissfully together and Anna has divorced Richard. When Owen and Anna make an impetuous decision to marry, Richard moves heaven and earth to stop the ceremony.

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Chicago: “Masterpiece Theatre; Reckless: The Sequel,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed July 16, 2020, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D702CEA44D7742398B650CBEB8FC4FF7.
MLA: “Masterpiece Theatre; Reckless: The Sequel.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. July 16, 2020. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D702CEA44D7742398B650CBEB8FC4FF7>.
APA: Masterpiece Theatre; Reckless: The Sequel. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D702CEA44D7742398B650CBEB8FC4FF7
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