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Masterpiece

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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 1, Episode 30 Jude the Obscure

First Aired: October 24, 1971

Chapter 4 of "Jude the Obscure" dramatizes Hardy's view of marriage as an "awful solemnity." Robert Powell. Arabella: Alex Marshall. Sue: Fiona Walker. Phillotson: John Franklyn-Robbins. Drusilla: Daphne Heard. Dawlish: Michael Rothwell.