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Masterpiece Episode: "Love in a Cold Climate"

Season 31, Episode 12
Episode Synopsis: "Love in a Cold Climate" (Conclusion). Linda's marriage to the communist Christian raises few eyebrows, but Polly's betrothal to Boy Dougdale (Anthony Andrews) raises many. Particularly appalled: Polly's parents (Sheila Gish, John Standing), so they write her out of their wills (a shame for Polly, since they're so rich), and replace her with a Canadian cousin, Cedric Hampton (Daniel Evans), who's no lumberjack. Polly: Megan Dodds. Linda: Elisabeth Dermot Walsh. Fanny: Rosamund Pike.
Original Air Date: Feb 18, 2002
Guest Cast Frances Barber: The Bolter Alan Bates: Matthew Radlett Lee Haven-Jones: Spanish Aid Worker Tom Ward: Alfred Anna Popplewell: Victoria John Barth: Lord Merlin Jane How: Veronica Neville Phillips: Vicar John Hopkins: Robert Parker Rupert Frazer: Lord Paddington Sabrina Franklyn: Second Twitterer Daniel Evans: Cedric Hampton Richard Howard: Lawyer Celia Imrie: Sadie Radlett John Standing: Lord Montdore Javier Alciona: Juan Rosamund Pike: Fanny Christian Coulson: Matt Megan Dodds: Polly Anthony Andrews: Boy Dougdale Sheila Gish: Lady Montfore Jemima Rooper: Jassy Alan Williams: Religious Speaker Zoe Waites: Lavender Davies Samuel Labarthe: Fabrice John Light: Christian Elisabeth Dermot Walsh: Linda

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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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