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Masterpiece Episode: "My Uncle Silas II"

Season 32, Episode 7
Episode Synopsis: “My Uncle Silas II.” Albert Finney returns as a lovable Edwardian-era rascal making the most of life---and, not infrequently, lust---in the bucolic English countryside. The two-hour program consists of five more sketches based on short stories by H.E. Bates (1905-74). “Your Uncle Silas is a rogue, but sometimes he can be a saint,” a nurse named Topsy (Jacquetta May)---whom he seduces---tells his great-nephew Ned (Joe Prospero) in the final story, in which Silas comes to the aid of a dotty war veteran (Bryan Pringle). Earlier, he helps a farmhand (Tony Maudsley) win a farm maid (Sandy McDade). Silas seduces her, too. Mrs. Betts: Sue Johnston.
Original Air Date: Jan 12, 2003
Guest Cast Peter Needham: Tommy Hazlett Lesley Dunlop: Connie Tilley Oliver Ford Davies: Cosmo Gary Whelan: Sam Tilley Tim Preece: Goffy Windsor Craig Crosbie: DeVera Pendell Roger Booth: Lord Chadwell Peter Brayham: Stunt Arranger Jacquetta May: Topsy Ian Taylor: Billy Taylor Sue Johnston: Mrs. Betts Tony Maudsley: Pikey Andrew Dunford: Ernie Coleridge Joe Prospero: Ned Harriet Walter: Pamela Farrell John Tams: Musician Bryan Pringle: Walter Hawthorn Albert Finney: Uncle Silas Caroline Devlin: Maria Gardner Gerard Horan: Tubby Gardner Emma Fielding: Hermione Sandy McDade: Lil

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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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