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Masterpiece Episode: "Northanger Abbey"

Season 38, Episode 2
Episode Synopsis: This adaptation of Jane Austen's "Northanger Abbey" features Felicity Jones as Catherine Morland, a gothic-novel afficiando whose vivid imagination leads her into trouble during a stay with the wealthy Tilney family at their medieval country house. At the same time, Catherine's budding romance with the younger son, Henry Tilney (J.J. Feild), is threatened. Isabella Thorpe: Carey Mulligan. John Thorpe: William Beck. Eleanor Tilney: Catherine Walker.
Original Air Date: Jan 20, 2008
Guest Cast Desmond Barrit: Mr. Allen Carey Mulligan: Isabella Thorpe Sylvestra Le Touzel: Mrs. Allen Hugh O'Conor: James Morland Gerry O'Brien: Mr. Morland Liam Cunningham: Gen. Tilney Ryan O'Connor: Edward JJ Feild: Henry Tilney Liam McMahon: Sedley Felicity Jones: Catherine Morland William Beck: John Thorpe Julia Dearden: Mrs. Morland

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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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