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 29, Episode 10 Bramwell 5

First Aired: January 23, 2000

“Bramwell 5”: Eleanor (Jemma Redgrave) tries to mend her broken heart at the country estate of an old medical-school friend (Joanna Roth) and her philandering husband (Julian Wadham), who wants to draw her out of her melancholy personally. And as always, there are causes for Eleanor to pursue: a bright and promising servant girl (Laura Crossley) turns up pregnant; and the poor children in the nearby village are coming down with the measles, but their rude and indifferent schoolmaster (Ken Bones) isn't moved to do anything about it.

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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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