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 39, Episode 29 Endgame

First Aired: October 25, 2009

"Endgame," about the negotiations that led to the end of apartheid in South Africa, which were instigated by a British businessman (Jonny Lee Miller) and featured Afrikaner academic Will Esterhuyse (William Hurt) and ANC representative Thabo Mbeki (Chiwetel Ejiofor). Rudolf Agnew: Derek Jacobi. Dr. Niel Barnard: Mark Strong. Nelson Mandela: Clarke Peters.

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Inspector Lewis: The Point of Vanishing

Season 39, Episode 28

October 18, 2009

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Place of Execution

Season 39, Episode 30

November 1, 2009

Guest Cast

Clarke Peters Nelson Mandela
Mark Strong Dr. Niel Barnard
Chiwetel Ejiofor President Thabo Mbeki
David Henry Prof. Marinus Wiechers
Karl Thaning F.W. de Klerk's Agent
Derek Jacobi Rudolf Agnew
William Hurt Prof. Will Esterhuyse
Jonny Lee Miller Michael Young