Masterpiece Episodes

1971, TV Show

Masterpiece Episode: "To the Ends of the Earth: Close Quarters"

Season 36, Episode 13
Episode Synopsis: Part 2. “To the Ends of the Earth” continues with the impressive “Close Quarters,” as Edmund Talbot (Benedict Cumberbatch) falls in love at first sight with Marion Chumley (Joanna Page), who's aboard the Alcyone, a British ship that anchors alongside Talbot's vessel; Deverel (JJ Field) resigns his commission and calls Capt. Anderson (Jared Harris) a coward. Sir Henry Somerset: Charles Dance. Lady Somerset: Cheryl Campbell. Mr. Prettiman: Sam Neill. Adapted from William Golding's trilogy.
Original Air Date: Oct 29, 2006
Guest Cast Victoria Hamilton: Miss Granham Cheryl Campbell: Lady Somerset Jamie Sives: 1st Lt. Summers Niall Macgregor: Lt. Benét Denise Black: Mrs. Brocklebank Brian Pettifer: Wheeler Richard McCabe: Mr. Brocklebank Jonathan Slinger: Mr. Pike Chris Walker: Oldmeadow JJ Feild: Lt. Deverel Calum Callaghan: Willis Tom Fisher: Askew Benedict Cumberbatch: Edmund Talbot Joanna Page: Marion Chumley Robert Hobbs: Lt. Cumbersham Paula Jennings: Zenobia Jared Harris: Capt. Anderson Charles Dance: Sir Henry Somerset Sam Neill: Mr. Prettiman

Are You Watching?

Loading ...
Premiered: January 10, 1971, on PBS
Rating: TV-PG
User Rating: (768 ratings)
Add Your Rating: 1 stars2 stars3 stars4 stars5 stars
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.'



Masterpiece: Death Comes to Pemberley
Buy Masterpiece: Death Comes to Pemberley from
From Pbs (Direct) (DVD)
Not yet released
Buy New: $19.99 (as of 1:08 AM EST - more info)
Masterpiece Mystery: Endeavour Series 1
Buy Masterpiece Mystery: Endeavour Series 1 from
From Pbs (Direct) (DVD)
Usually ships in 24 hours
Buy New: $21.81 (as of 1:08 AM EST - more info)

More Products

TV GUIDE Users' Most Popular