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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 Claudia Renton: Polly Ursula Howells: The Duchy Paul Rhys: Rupert Gregg Prentice: Harry Tonbridge Francesca Wicks: Lydia John McArdle: Tonbridge Claire Hackett: Mrs. Tonbridge Gemma Craven: Mrs. Headfort Joanna Page: Zoe Florence Hoath: Clary Catherine Russell: Rachel Frederick Treves: The Brig Belinda Davison: Sylvia Tammy Mendelson: Dottie Ben Simpson: Teddy Rosie Ede: Phyllis Lesley Manville: Villy Anna Chancellor: Diana Tom Martin: Dr. Sherlock Jacqueline Tong: Mrs. Cripps Anastasia Hille: Sybil Alex Pownall: Neville Stephen Dillane: Edward Anne Cunningham: Midwife Patsy Rowlands: Miss Millement Emma Griffiths Malin: Louise Penny Downie: Sid Hugh Bonneville: Hugh William Hoyland: Dr. Ballager Laura Strachan: Inge Lavinia Bertram: Ellen

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Premiered: January 10, 1971, on PBS
Rating: TV-PG
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