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Masterpiece 50th Anniversary

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princess garnet
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Masterpiece 50th Anniversary

Post by princess garnet » Fri October 16th, 2020, 2:15 am

It started with "The First Churchills" in 1971 with Alistair Cooke in the host's chair. (He was succeeded by Russell Baker) Many UK and US acting greats appeared in productions in the longest prime time drama series.
Next year "Masterpiece" (formerly "Masterpiece Theater" to long time viewers) will celebrate its 50th anniversary on PBS. Here's a look at the upcoming shows in 2021:
https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/masterpiece/sp ... id=general
To our UK members, you'll likely see (or already seen) these titles soon!

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Re: Masterpiece 50th Anniversary

Post by Madeleine » Sun October 18th, 2020, 3:10 pm

Yes most ofthose have been shown here. "Elizabeth is Missing" was excellent, "Us" and "All Creatures...." have both just finished and were very watchable, "Miss Scarlet and the Duke" is good fun, and "Grantchester" seems to have recovered from the loss of James Norton! You have some good Tv coming up!
Currently reading: "Pine" by Francine Toon

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