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Masterpiece Episode: "Kidnapped"

Season 35, Episode 9
Episode Synopsis: A two-part adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's “Kidnapped” begins as young Scotsman Davie Balfour (James Anthony Pearson) is sold into slavery by his uncle to a ship captain bound for the Indies. Sweeping in to save him: swashbuckling Alan Breck (Iain Glen), and their adventures in service to the Jacobite “new revolution” begin with the two on the run from the British in the Scottish highlands. Filmed in New Zealand. Ebenezer: Adrian Dunbar. Capt. Hoseason: Gavin Richards.
Original Air Date: Oct 30, 2005
Guest Cast Paul McGann: Col. MacNab James Anthony Pearson: Davie Balfour Graham Smith: Woodman Iain Glen: Alan Breck Ginette McDonald: Weaver Woman Andrew Robertt: Mr. Ruch Edward Newborn: The Red Fox Lee Tuson: Long Mile Leader Tania Anderson: Mrs. Robertson Robert McCulley: Old Man Adrian Dunbar: Alexander/Ebenezer Balfour Gilbert Goldie: Minister Kelson Henderson: Young Man Gavin Richards: Capt. Hoseason Jake Lindesay: Ransome Norman Forsey: Catechrist Emily Barclay: Maddy Gregor Fisher: James of the Glens

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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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