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Masterpiece Theatre; Country Matters, Series I: The Higgler


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Masterpiece Theatre
Country Matters, Series I: The Higgler
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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

Program Description

Harvey Witlow, a higgler (dealer in produce) is offered a perfect farm, a secure life and a lovely woman, Harvey can't believe his luck.



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Chicago: “Masterpiece Theatre; Country Matters, Series I: The Higgler,” 04/29/1974, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 15, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E4B943AE14FB4293A2EA007E72070F5E.
MLA: “Masterpiece Theatre; Country Matters, Series I: The Higgler.” 04/29/1974. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 15, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E4B943AE14FB4293A2EA007E72070F5E>.
APA: Masterpiece Theatre; Country Matters, Series I: The Higgler. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E4B943AE14FB4293A2EA007E72070F5E
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