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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 13, Episode 24 The Tale of Beatrix Potter

First Aired: March 25, 1984

"The Tale of Beatrix Potter," a two-part biography of the author, begins in Victorian England, where Beatrix (Holly Aird) grows up in a rigid family. Beatrix (adult): Penelope Wilton. Rawnsley: John Welsh. Annie: Lois Daine. Mrs. Potter: Rosemary Martin.