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Masterpiece Episode: "Daniel Deronda"

Season 32, Episode 14
Episode Synopsis: A two-part adaptation of “Daniel Deronda,” George Eliot's 1874 novel about romantic treachery and ethnic consciousness in Victorian England, begins with headstrong Gwendolen Harleth (Romola Garai) getting herself trapped in an oppressive marriage to the arrogant Henleigh Grandcourt (Hugh Bonneville). Meanwhile, Daniel Deronda (Hugh Dancy), a proper English gentleman (and a gentle man), befriends a distressed young Jewish singer (Jodhi May). But Deronda also has an eye for Gwendolen, and vice versa. Sir Hugo: Edward Fox. Lydia Glasier: Greta Scacchi.
Original Air Date: Mar 30, 2003
Guest Cast Michael Elwyn: Mr. Arrowpoint Serena Martin: Phoebe Meyrick Nicholas Day: Lord Brackenshaw Nickolas Grace: Vandernoodt Michael Attwell: Rev. Gascoigne Kate Maberly: Kate Meyrick Jamie Bamber: Hans Meyrick Jordan Frieda: Rex Gascoigne Anna Steel: Catherine Arrowpoint Lisa Jackson: Mab Meyrick Greta Scacchi: Lydia Glasier Hugh Dancy: Daniel Deronda Joe Starrs: Young Henleigh Delia Lindsay: Mrs. Arrowpoint Jodhi May: Mirah Lapidoth Josh Cole: Mr. Clintock Anna Maguire: Isobal Davidow Anna Popplewell: Fanny Davidow Allan Corduner: Klesmer Hugh Bonneville: Harleigh Grandcourt Romola Garai: Gwendolen Harleth Raymond Brody: Leubronn Jeweler David Bamber: Lush Jacqueline Pearce: Baroness Langen Edward Fox: Sir Hugo Mallinger Celia Imrie: Mrs. Meyrick Gillian Maguire: Bertha Davidow Georgie Glen: Lady Mallinger Amanda Root: Mrs. Davidow

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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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