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Masterpiece Episode: "Sense and Sensibility"

Season 38, Episode 9
Episode Synopsis: Part 1 of 2. A sumptuous adaptation of Jane Austen's "Sense and Sensibility," about sisters Elinor and Marianne (Hattie Morahan, Charity Wakefield) in the late 18th century. Their lives are upended following their father's death when, at the behest of his wife, Fanny (Claire Skinner), half-brother John (Mark Gatiss)---who inherited their father's riches---backtracks on his vow to care for them and their mother (Janet McTeer). Edward Ferrars: Dan Stevens. Col. Brandon: David Morrissey.
Original Air Date: Mar 30, 2008
Guest Cast Hattie Morahan: Elinor Dashwood David Charles: Dashwood's Footman Tabitha Wady: Charlotte Palmer Leo Bill: Robert Ferrars Claire Skinner: Fanny Dashwood Tim McMullan: Mr. Palmer Dominic Cooper: Willoughby Dan Stevens: Edward Ferrars Daisy Haggard: Miss Steele Janet McTeer: Mrs. Dashwood Caroline Hayes: Eliza Jean Marsh: Mrs. Ferrars Anna Madeley: Lucy Steele Charity Wakefield: Marianne Dashwood David Morrissey: Colonel Brandon David Glover: Foot Mark Williams: Sir John Middleton Linda Bassett: Mrs. Jennings Damien Thomas: Mr. Harris Rosanna Lavelle: Lady Middleton Roy Holder: Thomas Mark Gatiss: John Dashwood

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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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