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Masterpiece Episode: "The Cazalets"

Season 31, Episode 2
Episode Synopsis: World War II clouds life for a well-to-do British family in “The Cazalets,” a four-part adaptation of Elizabeth Jane Howard's novels. It opens in 1937 as the Cazalets leave London and the timber business run by eldest son Hugh (Hugh Bonneville) for their summer holiday at their Sussex estate. However, second son Edward (Stephen Dillane) would rather be with mistresses than with his wife (Lesley Manville); and youngest son Rupert (Paul Rhys), an artist, refuses to join the company.
Original Air Date: Oct 22, 2001
Guest Cast Penny Downie: Sid Gregg Prentice: Harry Tonbridge Catherine Russell: Rachel Belinda Davison: Sylvia Anna Chancellor: Diana Gemma Craven: Mrs. Headfort Patsy Rowlands: Miss Millement John McArdle: Tonbridge Laura Strachan: Inge Lavinia Bertram: Ellen William Hoyland: Dr. Ballager Hugh Bonneville: Hugh Tammy Mendelson: Dottie Rosie Ede: Phyllis Ursula Howells: The Duchy Frederick Treves: The Brig Joanna Page: Zoe Florence Hoath: Clary Alex Pownall: Neville Ben Simpson: Teddy Stephen Dillane: Edward Anne Cunningham: Midwife Lesley Manville: Villy Paul Rhys: Rupert Jacqueline Tong: Mrs. Cripps Tom Martin: Dr. Sherlock Claire Hackett: Mrs. Tonbridge Emma Griffiths Malin: Louise Claudia Renton: Polly Francesca Wicks: Lydia Anastasia Hille: Sybil

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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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