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PBS's longest running (and most honored) dramatic series is an Anglophile's delight, featuring British adaptations of literary classics and original works. The first `Masterpiece' was `The First Churchills,' and since then it has won nine Peabodys and 29 E (more…)

Premiered: January 10, 1971

Rating: TV-PG

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Season 11, Episode 1 A Town Like Alice

First Aired: October 4, 1981

"A Town like Alice" focuses on two prisoners (Helen Morse, Bryan Brown) in Malaya during World War II whose love survives years of separation. Part 1 opens with the capture of British rubber planters. Strachan: Gordon Jackson. Mifune: Yuki Shimoda.