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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 22 Day After the Fair

First Aired: March 6, 1988

"Day After the Fair," a two-part adaptation of Hardy's "On the Western Circuit," centers on a brewery owner's wife (Hannah Gordon), and her efforts to help a servant. In Part 1, Edith agrees to help the illiterate girl write to a lawyer she met at the local carnival. Anna: Sammi Davis. Arthur: Kenneth Haigh.