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Masterpiece Theatre; To Serve Them All My Days


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Masterpiece Theatre
To Serve Them All My Days
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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

Broadcast: Oct. 19, 1982- Jan. 2, 1983 A teacher in a British boy's school between the two World Wars, David Powlett-Jones was a Welsh coal-miner's son invalided out of the Army by shell shock. Embittered by his war experiences, he finds a post at a remote boy's school as a history teacher. Despite unpromising beginnings, he develops into an educator with uncommon perception and understanding. He finds romance with three different women

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Chicago: “Masterpiece Theatre; To Serve Them All My Days,” 06/02/1982, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed May 25, 2020, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E3D15281ED684D1FAD9DC62CCD41E1E2.
MLA: “Masterpiece Theatre; To Serve Them All My Days.” 06/02/1982. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. May 25, 2020. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E3D15281ED684D1FAD9DC62CCD41E1E2>.
APA: Masterpiece Theatre; To Serve Them All My Days. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E3D15281ED684D1FAD9DC62CCD41E1E2
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