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 18, Episode 11 A Very British Coup

First Aired: January 16, 1989

"A Very British Coup," conclusion. Perkins (Ray McAnally) suffers a loss of confidence after a scandal involving Newsome (Jim Carter) and dark times with the power union. Thompson: Keith Allen. Browne: Alan MacNaughtan. Liz: Christine Kavanagh. Fison: Philip Madoc.

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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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