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 pro (more…)

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Season 17, Episode 24 David Copperfield

First Aired: March 27, 1988

A five-part adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic "David Copperfield." In Part 1, David (David Dexter) enjoys an idyllic childhood until the humorless Mr. Murdstone (Oliver Cotton) marries his mother (Francesca Hall). Peggotty: Jenny McCracken.

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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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