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Masterpiece Theatre; All Passion Spent


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Masterpiece Theatre
All Passion Spent
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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

Broadcast: Jan. 22- Feb. 5, 1989 Dame Wendy Hiller stars as Lady Slane, a newly widowed 85-year-old who declares her independence from intrusive but well-meaning children and decides to live her own life in her new house. Maurice Denham is her extraordinarily considerate new landlord Mr. Bucktrout, Harry Andrews is her long-devoted admirer Fitzgeorge.



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Chicago: “Masterpiece Theatre; All Passion Spent,” 11/20/1988, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed July 9, 2020, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F53776625E8E49E38DC12B2E6C814B5E.
MLA: “Masterpiece Theatre; All Passion Spent.” 11/20/1988. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. July 9, 2020. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F53776625E8E49E38DC12B2E6C814B5E>.
APA: Masterpiece Theatre; All Passion Spent. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F53776625E8E49E38DC12B2E6C814B5E
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