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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 38, Episode 7 Pride and Prejudice

First Aired: January 16, 1996

The conclusion of Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice" finds the Bennet family scandalized when Lydia (Julia Sawalha) hightails it to London with Wickham (Adrian Lukis). Also, Elizabeth (Jennifer Ehle), reassesses her judgment of Mr. Darcy (Colin Firth); Bingley (Crispin Bonham-Carter) proposes to Jane (Susannah Harker); and Elizabeth argues with Darcy's aunt, Lady Catherine de Bourgh (Barbara Leigh-Hunt). Mrs. Bennet: Alison Steadman. Mr. Bennet: Benjamin Whitrow.

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Season 38, Episode 6

January 15, 1996

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Season 38, Episode 8

February 16, 1997

Guest Cast

Barbara Leigh-Hunt Lady Catherine de Bourgh
Colin Firth Fitzwilliam Darcy
Jennifer Ehle Elizabeth Bennet
Emilia Fox Georgiana Darcy
Lucy Scott Charlotte Lucas
Anthony Calf Col. Fitzwilliam
Tom Ward Lt. Chamberlayne