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 pro (more…)
First Aired: July 18, 2010
"Poirot: The Third Girl," in which Poirot investigates the blood-soaked death of a former nanny. A troubled young heiress (Jemima Rooper) claims responsibility for the deed, but the sleuth doubts her guilt. Crime novelist and old friend Ariadne Oliver (Zoë Wanamaker) lends a hand in the case, which finds Poirot setting a trap in hopes of solving the mystery.