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Masterpiece Episode: "Page Eight"

Season 41, Episode 28
Episode Synopsis: David Hare wrote and directed "Page Eight," about an aging MI5 intelligence analyst (Bill Nighy) who discovers information about a possible international scandal in a top-secret file that his best friend and boss (Michael Gambon) shares with him. At the same time, his suspicions are aroused by a beautiful neighbor (Rachel Weisz) and the over-eager would-be suitor (Tom Hughes) pursuing her; and struggles to repair his relationship with his daughter (Felicity Jones).
Original Air Date: Nov 6, 2011
Guest Cast Bruce Myers: Joseph Pierpan Saskia Reeves: Anthea Catcheside Judy Davis: Jill Tankard Larry David: Laurence Bill Nighy: Johnny Worricker Aisling Loftus: Melissa Legge Alice Krige: Emma Baron Felicity Jones: Julianne Worricker Ralph Fiennes: Alec Beasley Michael Gambon: Benedict Baron Ewen Bremner: Rollo Maverley Bijan Daneshmand: Cambridge Don Rachel Weisz: Nancy Pierpan Jay Benedict: Master of the College Marthe Keller: Leona Chew Rakhee Thakrar: Muna Hammami Holly Aird: Anna Herve Richard Lintern: Max Vallance Tom Hughes: Ralph Wilson

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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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