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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 17, Episode 15 Fortunes of War

First Aired: January 17, 1988

The seven-part "Fortunes of War" depicts World War II and its effect on a couple's marriage. In Part 1, Guy and Harriet (Emma Thompson) arrive in 1939 Bucharest. Prince Yakimov: Ronald Pickup. Dobson: Charles Kay. Inchcape: James Villiers. Galpin: Desmond McNamara.