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Masterpiece Episode: "All the King's Men"

Season 29, Episode 14
Episode Synopsis: David Jason stars in “All the King's Men,” about a WWI British regiment (composed of workers at the royal estate at Sandringham), which goes into combat at Gallipoli in 1915. There, legend has it, the men disappeared into a “golden cloud,” but as dramatized here, their fate was far grislier. Jason plays their stiff-upper-lipped (but big-hearted) commander, Capt. Frank Beck. Queen Alexandra: Maggie Smith. George V: David Troughton. Howlett: Patrick Malahide. Edwards: Ian McDiarmid.
Original Air Date: Feb 20, 2000
Guest Cast Eamon Boland: Arthur Beck Sonya Walger: Lady Frances Jo-Stone Fewings: Alec Beck Phyllis Logan: Mary Beck Ed Waters: Herbert Batterbee David Troughton: King George V James Hillier: Evelyn Beck David Jason: Capt. Frank Beck Patrick Malahide: Capt. Claude Howlett Ian McDiarmid: Rev. Pierrepont Edwards Emma Cunniffe: Peggy Batterbee William Ash: Sgt. Ted Grimes Stuart Bunce: Radley Maggie Smith: Queen Alexandra

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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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