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Masterpiece Theatre; Upstairs, Downstairs, Series I: THE NEW MAN

12/11/1986


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Series
Masterpiece Theatre
Program
Upstairs, Downstairs, Series I: THE NEW MAN
Program Number

4

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

With the help of Rose (sent on loan by Lady Marjorie), a cook, and a valet (Thomas), the newlyweds, Elizabeth and Laurence, are setting up a household of their own. A household in which the valet shows more interest in the maid than the bridegroom in the groom. So, while the bride sits upstairs, alone and unhappy, she hears from downstairs the bantering laughter of Thomas and Rose

Duration

01:00:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Drama
Citation
Chicago: “Masterpiece Theatre; Upstairs, Downstairs, Series I: THE NEW MAN,” 12/11/1986, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed September 29, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_FF0115F05AC24EA18A5B2417D39BCF03.
MLA: “Masterpiece Theatre; Upstairs, Downstairs, Series I: THE NEW MAN.” 12/11/1986. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. September 29, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_FF0115F05AC24EA18A5B2417D39BCF03>.
APA: Masterpiece Theatre; Upstairs, Downstairs, Series I: THE NEW MAN. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_FF0115F05AC24EA18A5B2417D39BCF03
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