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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 42, Episode 17 Upstairs Downstairs: A Faraway Country About Which We Know Nothing

First Aired: October 7, 2012

Season 2 of "Upstairs Downstairs" commences with two new arrivals at 165 Eaton Place: Sir Hallam's Aunt Blanche and maid Beryl. In other events, a secret about Mr. Pritchard is revealed; and Sir Hallam's concern about Nazi Germany leads to trouble.

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September 23, 2012

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Upstairs Downstairs: The Love That Pays the Price

Season 42, Episode 18

October 14, 2012

Guest Cast

Ken Bones Lord Halifax
Anne Reid Mrs. Clarice Thackeray
Keeley Hawes Lady Agnes Holland
Claire Foy Lady Persephone Towyn
Alex Kingston Dr. Blanche Mottershead
Ed Stoppard Sir Hallam Holland
Art Malik Mr. Amanjit Singh
Neil Jackson Harry Spargo