Masterpiece

  • 1971
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

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 pro (more…)

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Season 36, Episode 7 My Family and Other Animals

First Aired: April 9, 2006

“My Family and Other Animals” is a charming adaptation of British zoologist Gerald Durrell's recollections of his years as a teen (played by Eugene Simon), spent with his offbeat mother (Imelda Staunton) and siblings on the Greek island of Corfu before World War II, amid odd creatures: crawling, flying and human. Larry: Matthew Goode. Leslie: Russell Tovey. Margo: Tamzin Merchant. Spiro: Omid Djalili.

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  • Premiered: January 10, 1971
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • 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 E… (more)

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