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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 2, Episode 7 Cousin Bette: This House Is for Pleasure

First Aired: November 12, 1972

Margaret Tyzack's performance as "Cousin Bette" highlights Chapter 2, as our jilted heroine joins forces with Hector's mistress. Valerie: Helen Mirren. Hector: Thorley Walters. Steinbock: Colin Baker. Hortense: Harriet Harper.

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