Season 1, Episode 3 The First Churchills: Plot Counter-Plot
First Aired: January 24, 1971
Chapter 3 in "The First Churchills." Charles II is faced with rebellious factions; John Churchill becomes involved in court intrigue. John Neville. Sarah: Susan Hampshire. Charles II: James Villiers. Shaftesbury: Frederick Peisley. Oates: Nicholas Smith. Godolphin: John Standing.
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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)