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Masterpiece Episode: "South Riding"

Season 41, Episode 11
Episode Synopsis: Part 1 of a three-part adaptation of Winifred Holtby's 1936 novel "South Riding," about a teacher (Anna Maxwell Martin) who returns home to Yorkshire to apply for the headmistress position at a girls' school; and butts heads with a landowner (David Morrissey), who dislikes her social agenda and pacifist views.
Original Air Date: May 1, 2011
Guest Cast John Henshaw: Alfred Huggins Jennifer Hennessy: Mrs. Holly Alexandra Pearson: Gertie Holly Katherine McGolpin: Midge Carne Brid Brennan: Miss Sigglesthwaite Anna Maxwell Martin: Sarah Burton Janine Mellor: Bessy Warbuckle David Morrissey: Robert Carne Penny Layden: Mrs. Huggins Marie Critchley: Mrs. Brimsley Ian Bartholomew: Gaius Drew Penelope Wilton: Mrs. Beddows Shaun Dooley: Mr. Holly Peter Firth: Anthony Snaith Lydia Wilson: Muriel Carne Douglas Henshall: Joe Astell John-Paul Hurley: Reg Aythorne Daniel West: Young Robert Carne

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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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