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Masterpiece Episode: "Madame Bovary"

Season 29, Episode 12
Episode Synopsis: Frances O'Connor (“Mansfield Park”) stars in a two-part adaptation of “Madame Bovary,” Gustave Flaubert's classic novel about an adulteress's quest for fulfillment. As Part 1 opens (in 1830s France), young Emma Rouault (O'Connor) is in a convent. But not for long. She marries country doctor Charles Bovary (Hugh Bonneville), but he can't satisfy her. Next, she is aroused---but unfulfilled---by a young clerk named Leon (Hugh Dancy). Then she meets the dashing Rodolphe (Greg Wise). Rouault: Trevor Peacock.
Original Air Date: Feb 6, 2000
Guest Cast Frances O'Connor: Madame Bovary Barbara Jefford: Marquis Hugh Dancy: Leon David Troughton: Homais Hugh Bonneville: Charles Bovary Eileen Atkins: Marie Louise Greg Wise: Rodolphe Trevor Peacock: Rouault

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Premiered: January 10, 1971, on PBS
Rating: TV-PG
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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 Emmys (beginning with Susan Hampshire's Best Actress award for `Churchills'). Its many memorable productions include `Upstairs, Downstairs,' `I, Claudius,' 'The Jewel in the Crown,' `House of Cards,' `Poldark' and `Prime Suspect.'

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