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

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