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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 41, Episode 5 Upstairs Downstairs

First Aired: April 17, 2011

Part 2 of 3 of "Upstairs Downstairs" finds Hallam's diplomatic skills tested by Lady Agnes and Maud, whose relationship has yet to thaw. Meanwhile, a Jewish-German refugee (Helen Bradbury) is hired as a maid; and Lady Persie falls under the sway of a British fascist politician.

Guest Cast

Anne Reid Mrs. Thackeray
Ed Stoppard Sir Hallam Holland
Claire Foy Lady Persie Towyn
Eileen Atkins Maud, Lady Holland
Neil Jackson Harry Spargo
Blake Ritson Edward, Duke of Kent
Keeley Hawes Lady Agnes Holland