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Masterpiece Episode: "Me and Mrs. Jones"

Season 32, Episode 9
Episode Synopsis: Affairs of state take a back seat to affairs of another kind in “Me and Mrs. Jones,” a seriocomic romance set at No. 10 Downing St. Robson Green (“Touching Evil”) stars as a party fund-raiser named Harry Frazier. But Harry is really gossip columnist Liam Marple, whose nom de plume is “Mrs. Jones.” His mission: dig up dirt on Prime Minister Laura Bowden (Caroline Goodall). Harry has no trouble worming his way into the PM's life, which makes his tabloid job easy. And making it easier still is the fact that Laura's husband (Philip Quast) is a flagrant philanderer. Soon, Laura and Harry start philandering themselves.
Original Air Date: Jan 26, 2003
Guest Cast Caroline Goodall: Laura Bowden Claire Thomas: Nicky Bowden Chloe Howman: Heather Michael Maloney: Ivan McDormid Philip Quast: Richard Bowden Katy Murphy: Michalla Keeley Hawes: Jane Marc Bannerman: Ali Jordan Thies: Tom Bowden Tom Knight: TV Presenter Nitin Ganatra: Adam Crowley Lisa Hayes: Miranda Hayes Terence Harvey: Hugh Bateman Peter Firth: Benedict Robson Green: Liam Marple Christopher James: Simon Haxby Aisling O'Sullivan: Max

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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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