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Masterpiece Theatre; Crime and Punishment


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Masterpiece Theatre
Crime and Punishment
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Series Description

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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Broadcast program

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Chicago: “Masterpiece Theatre; Crime and Punishment,” 10/05/1980, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed September 20, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_DBFBDC627FD148E984F1B00D64BB058D.
MLA: “Masterpiece Theatre; Crime and Punishment.” 10/05/1980. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. September 20, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_DBFBDC627FD148E984F1B00D64BB058D>.
APA: Masterpiece Theatre; Crime and Punishment. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_DBFBDC627FD148E984F1B00D64BB058D
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