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 20, Episode 13 Backstage at Masterpiece Theatre

First Aired: March 24, 1991

"Backstage at Masterpiece Theatre," a 20th-anniversary celebration that mixes clips, interviews and spoofs of the series. Included: reminiscences from host Alistair Cooke, Peggy Ashcroft, Jeremy Brett, Wendy Hiller, Derek Jacobi, Jean Marsh and Art Malik.

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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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