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Masterpiece Theatre; Carrie’s War


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Masterpiece Theatre
Carrie’s War
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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

An evocative adaptation of Nina Bawden's classic coming-of-age drama, where childhood fantasy meets grown up reality. Fleeing the German bombings, 14-year-old Carrie Willow and her younger brother Nick are evacuated from London to a small Welsh town during World War II. The strict Mr. Evans and his sister, Auntie Lou, take them in. Based on the best-selling book by Nina Bawden.



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Chicago: “Masterpiece Theatre; Carrie’s War,” 01/01/2007, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed July 15, 2020, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_FC264E2A31364400AFE36388644C4CFE.
MLA: “Masterpiece Theatre; Carrie’s War.” 01/01/2007. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. July 15, 2020. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_FC264E2A31364400AFE36388644C4CFE>.
APA: Masterpiece Theatre; Carrie’s War. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_FC264E2A31364400AFE36388644C4CFE
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