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memories of the ’80s – Brideshead Revisited

An Evelyn Waugh novel was transformed into a series in the early 1980s and became the mini-series of the Fall season: Brideshead Revisited. Based on the 1945 novel, the 11 part series was based on the unique friendship of Charles … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Upstairs Downstairs

The public and private lives of the Bellamy Family and their servants became appointment television and cemented the schedule of fledgling PBS show Masterpiece Theatre with the series Upstairs Downstairs. Created by actors Jean Marsh and Eileen Atkins, their original … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Masterpiece Theatre

In January 1971, PBS debuted one of its long-lasting programs – Masterpiece Theatre. Hosted by Alistair Cook, the series was focused on tv adaptations of classic novels and biographies, and collaborating with productions from England to bring them to North … Continue reading

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