Season 1, Episode 1 The Greatest Stories Ever Told

First Aired: December 20, 2010

The five-part series begins with a look at the TV actioner "The Adventures of Robin Hood." Also featured: popular miniseries, such as "The Forsyte Saga," "Upstairs Downstairs" and "Brideshead Revisited." Included: interviews with Susan Hampshire, Timothy West, Derek Jacobi, John Hurt, Anthony Andrews, Alex Kingston and Art Malik.

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  • Premiered: December 1, 2008
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: A history of television costume dramas, also known as period and historical dramas, charting the evolution of the genre over the last 50 years. Included are interviews with actors, directors, writers and location managers. (more)

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