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Season 8

25 Sep. 1972
The Millionairess
Epifania is the richest woman in England. She's also strong-willed, highly intelligent, fiercely determined and an expert at Judo, which makes her hard to live with. She's also married, but her husband is now in love with another woman. She's also seeing another man socially, but he seems to be more interested in his food than her. Will or can this poor little rich girl ever find true happiness? A chance meeting with an Egyptian doctor may prove interesting...
 
20 Oct. 1972
Hedda Gabler
Hedda Gabler is a beautiful woman married to the solid and respectable academic George Tesman. Then an old flame, the dreamer Eilert Lovborg, turns up on the scene with tragic results.
 
24 Nov. 1972
King Oedipus
Resolving the riddle of the Sphinx makes Oedipus the king of Thebes, but he also resolves another mystery - and it destroys him.
 
20 Dec. 1972
The Magistrate
A widow weds a magistrate and makes her 19-year-old son act as a boy.
 
23 Apr. 1973
The Adventures of Don Quixote
A self-proclaimed "knight" and his hapless squire travel the Spanish countryside, attacking "giants" that are really windmills in his attempt to win the love of the fair Dulcinea.
 
Mar. 1977
Candide
"All is for the best in the best of all possible worlds" - young Candide's travels teach him just how dangerous his naive philosophy is.
 
15 Apr. 1973
A Room with a View
Lucy Honeychurch, a young Englishwoman, makes her first visit to Florence, Italy in the early 1900's. There, she meets a quiet yet eccentric young man named George Emerson. Upon her return to England, Lucy must decide whether to follow through with her marriage to her stoic fiancée, Cecil, or follow her heart and her growing attraction to George.
 
16 May 1973
Caucasian Chalk Circle
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