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Masterpiece Episode: "Wives and Daughters"

Season 30, Episode 17
Episode Synopsis: Daughters become wives as “Wives and Daughters” concludes, but first Cynthia's broken engagement to the vaguely sinister Preston (Iain Glen) comes back to haunt her. Meanwhile, Molly (Justine Waddell) is also linked to Preston by Hollingford gossips. Needless to say, Cynthia's old liaison with Preston has repercussions on her engagement to Roger Hamley (Anthony Howell). And that, in turn, has repercussions for Molly. Cynthia: Keeley Hawes. Mr. Gibson: Bill Paterson. Hyacinth: Francesca Annis. Squire Hamley: Michael Gambon.
Original Air Date: Apr 22, 2001
Guest Cast Anthony Howell: Roger Hamley Francesca Annis: Hyacinth Gibson Barbara Leigh-Hunt: Lady Cumnor Elizabeth Spriggs: Miss Goodenough Tim Wallers: Henderson Bill Paterson: Mr. Gibson Keeley Hawes: Cynthia Fitzpatrick Tonya Chamvet: Aimee Iain Glen: Mr. Preston Rosamund Pike: Lady Harriet Barbara Flynn: Miss Browning Tom Hollander: Osborne Howell Deborah Findlay: Miss Browning Michael Gambon: Squire Hamley Justine Waddell: Molly Gibson

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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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