Masterpiece Theatre; Far from the Madding Crowd
Far From the Maddening Crowd, Episode 1, Reel 1 of 2
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- Masterpiece Theatre
- Far from the Madding Crowd
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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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Aired Saturdays August 4-25, 1979 One of the few novels by Thomas Hardy to have a happy ending, this Wessex romance traces the fortunes of the spoiled heiress Bathsheba Everdene and unlucky shepherd Gabriel Oak. This adaptation starred Jane Seymour as Bathsheba Everdene, John Castle as Sergeant Troy, Patrick Mowrer as Gabriel Oak, and James Grout as Boldwood. Adapted by Desmond Hawkins and produced for the BBC by Brian Miller.
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- MLA: “Masterpiece Theatre; Far from the Madding Crowd.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. March 27, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D7CD317B18104C819E1F88417FEE1ED8>.
- APA: Masterpiece Theatre; Far from the Madding Crowd. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D7CD317B18104C819E1F88417FEE1ED8