Masterpiece Theatre; Dickens of London
DICKENS OF LONDON
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- Masterpiece Theatre
- Dickens of London
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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
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Broadcast: Aug. 28- Oct. 30, 1977 The life and works of writer Charles Dickens. Composing lengthy novels in a serial format, Dickens was a social commentator who brought the ills of Victorian England to light by the vivid and entertaining characters he drew. Elements of autobiography crept into many of his beloved stories such as David Copperfield, Bleak House, and Nicholas Nickleby.
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- Chicago: “Masterpiece Theatre; Dickens of London,” 07/27/1977, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed February 20, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F905E3D3A3644624AE0D9BC4798C16DE.
- MLA: “Masterpiece Theatre; Dickens of London.” 07/27/1977. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. February 20, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F905E3D3A3644624AE0D9BC4798C16DE>.
- APA: Masterpiece Theatre; Dickens of London. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F905E3D3A3644624AE0D9BC4798C16DE