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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 Kelson Henderson: Young Man Gilbert Goldie: Minister Gregor Fisher: James of the Glens Adrian Dunbar: Alexander/Ebenezer Balfour James Anthony Pearson: Davie Balfour Emily Barclay: Maddy Paul McGann: Col. MacNab Ginette McDonald: Weaver Woman Gavin Richards: Capt. Hoseason Lee Tuson: Long Mile Leader Iain Glen: Alan Breck Robert McCulley: Old Man Norman Forsey: Catechrist Jake Lindesay: Ransome Tania Anderson: Mrs. Robertson Graham Smith: Woodman Andrew Robertt: Mr. Ruch Edward Newborn: The Red Fox

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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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