Season 1, Episode 7 The First Churchills: Trial of Strength
First Aired: February 21, 1971
"The First Churchills," Chapter 7. James II invades Ireland; the Churchills are dismissed from court. John Neville. Princess Anne: Margaret Tyzack. Sarah: Susan Hampshire. Harley: Richard Pearson. St. John: Michael Attwell. Somers: Charles West.
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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)