• 1971
  • 43 Seasons
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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…)

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Season 37, Episode 3 Best of Masterpiece Theatre

First Aired: January 28, 2007

Derek Jacobi (“I, Claudius”) hosts this countdown of the series' Top 12 shows, as voted by viewers. Included: interviews with many of the program's stars, including Gillian Anderson; Anthony Andrews; Charles Dance; Robin Ellis; Robson Green; Geraldine James; Gemma Jones; Hugh Laurie; Damian Lewis; Jean Marsh; Gina McKee; Helen Mirren; Ian Richardson; Diana Rigg; Justine Waddell; Simon William; screenwriter Andrew Davies; and executive producer Rebecca Eaton.

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