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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 20, Episode 14 House of Cards

First Aired: March 31, 1991

"House of Cards," a dark satire on English politics. In Part 1 of four, the bitter Conservative Party chief whip (Ian Richardson) plots to unseat the new Prime Minister (David Lyon) by leaking information to a reporter (Susannah Harker). Roger: Miles Anderson. Penny Guy: Alphonsia Emmanuel. Charles: James Villiers.

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March 24, 1991

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Season 20, Episode 15

April 7, 1991

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