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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 1, Episode 10 The First Churchills: A Famous Victory

First Aired: March 14, 1971

"The First Churchills," Chapter 10. John, now Duke of Marlborough, defeats the French in the Battle of Blenheim. John Neville. Louis XIV: Robert Robinson. Sarah: Susan Hampshire. D'Avaux: Roger Hammond. Stuart: Freddie Wilson. Anne: Margaret Tyzack. Rochester: John Ringham.