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Masterpiece Theatre; Adam Bede

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Masterpiece Theatre
Adam Bede
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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: March 1- 8, 1992 Tale of an honest young carpenter betrayed by the girl he loves, the tragic consequences for them both, and his subsequent discovery of lasting happiness with another women.



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Chicago: “Masterpiece Theatre; Adam Bede,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed May 27, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F8B44EE87AF2406E87EEF621FCD9AEDE.
MLA: “Masterpiece Theatre; Adam Bede.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. May 27, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F8B44EE87AF2406E87EEF621FCD9AEDE>.
APA: Masterpiece Theatre; Adam Bede. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F8B44EE87AF2406E87EEF621FCD9AEDE
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