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 30, Episode 17 Wives and Daughters

First Aired: April 22, 2001

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.

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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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