Masterpiece

  • 1971
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

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 Emmys (beginning with Susan Hampshire's Best Actress award for `Churchills'). Its many memorable productions...read more

Season 1, Episode 29 Jude the Obscure

First Aired: October 17, 1971

Chapter 3 of "Jude the Obscure" presents a romantic interlude to Hardy's cynical view of Victorian society. Robert Powell. Sue: Fiona Walker. Phillotson: John Franklyn-Robbins. Aunt Drusilla: Daphne Heard. Alistair Cooke is the host.

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  • Premiered: January 10, 1971
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: 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)

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