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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 41, Episode 24 Page Eight

First Aired: November 6, 2011

David Hare wrote and directed "Page Eight," about an aging MI5 intelligence analyst (Bill Nighy) who discovers information about a possible international scandal in a top-secret file that his best friend and boss (Michael Gambon) shares with him. At the same time, his suspicions are aroused by a beautiful neighbor (Rachel Weisz) and the over-eager would-be suitor (Tom Hughes) pursuing her; and struggles to repair his relationship with his daughter (Felicity Jones).

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Season 41, Episode 23

October 30, 2011

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Season 41, Episode 25

November 13, 2011

Guest Cast

Saskia Reeves Saskia Reeves Anthea Catcheside
Felicity Jones Julianne Worricker
Alice Krige Emma Baron
Ewen Bremner Rollo Maverley
Bill Nighy Johnny Worricker
Rachel Weisz Nancy Pierpan
Larry David Laurence
Bruce Myers Bruce Myers Joseph Pierpan
Jay Benedict Jay Benedict Master of the College
Michael Gambon Benedict Baron
Ralph Fiennes Alec Beasley
Judy Davis Jill Tankard

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