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 27, Episode 20 Far from the Madding Crowd

First Aired: May 10, 1998

“Far from the Madding Crowd,” a two-part adaptation of Thomas Hardy's novel. In Part 1, a farmer (Nathaniel Parker) must work for a strong-willed woman to whom he once proposed. Mr. Boldwood: Nigel Terry. Sgt. Troy: Jonathan Firth. Fanny: Natasha Little.

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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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