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

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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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