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Masterpiece Episode: "Framed"

Season 40, Episode 44
Episode Synopsis: "Framed" is about the move of the National Gallery's art collection to a Wales mine for safekeeping (a la WWII) due to a plumbing disaster. Trevor Eve stars as a stodgy curator whose world is upended by a local teacher (Eve Myles) whose idea of art differs from his. At the same time, he forms an attachment to a young boy (Sam Davies) whose financially distressed family has fallen on even harder times since his father left. Adapted by Frank Cottrell Boyce from his popular children's book.
Original Air Date: Dec 26, 2010
Guest Cast Guy Henry: Reynolds Trevor Eve: Quentin Lester Robert Pugh: Mr. Davis Eve Myles: Angharad Stannard Nina Sosanya: Marnie Pope Nicola Reynolds: Bethan Hughes Mark Lewis Jones: Daffyd Hughes Margaret John: Edith Sellwood Aneirin Hughes: Petrol Rep James Woolley: National Gallery Director Tim Treloar: PC Gary Evans

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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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