Masterpiece 1971 | TV Show

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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 22, Episode 2 The Best of Friends

First Aired: October 11, 1992

Wendy Hiller, John Gielgud and Patrick McGoohan as distinguished Britons, who remained "The Best of Friends" through the years. Alvin Rakoff directed Hugh Whitemore's adaptation of his play.

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A Question of Attribution

Season 22, Episode 1

October 4, 1992

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Memento Mori

Season 22, Episode 3

October 18, 1992

Guest Cast

Wendy Hiller Dame Laurentia MacLachlan
John Gielgud Sir Sydney Cockerell
Patrick McGoohan George Bernard Shaw