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Masterpiece Episode: "The Diary of Anne Frank"

Season 40, Episode 9
Episode Synopsis: The powerful "The Diary of Anne Frank" dramatizes the two years that the Jewish teenager, her family and four others hid in a secret annex above her father's office in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam. Ellie Kendrick is mesmerizing as the intense, headstrong teen, who copes with confinement by chronicling daily life in her diary. The strong cast also features Iain Glen as her optimistic father, Tasmin Greig as her mother, with whom Anne often disagrees, and Felicity Jones as her reserved sister Margot.
Original Air Date: Apr 11, 2010
Guest Cast Lesley Sharp: Petronella Van Daan Felicity Jones: Margot Frank Roger Frost: Mr. Kleiman Tim Dantay: Mr. Kugler Ellie Kendrick: Anne Frank Robert Morgan: SS Silberbauer Mariah Gale: Bep Voskull Tamsin Greig: Edith Frank Ron Cook: Hermann Van Daan Nicholas Farrell: Albert Dussel Iain Glen: Otto Frank Kate Ashfield: Miep Gies

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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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