Masterpiece

  • 1971
  • 43 Seasons
  • TV-PG
  • drama, adaptation

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 35, Episode 4 Island at War: Episode 2

First Aired: January 30, 2005

In Part 2 of “Island at War,” Commandant Rheingarten (Philip Glenister) occupies an unoccupied wing of the Dorr house, and the Dorrs' son Philip returns---surreptitiously (he's a commando). Meanwhile, a sensitive young German airman (Laurence Fox) has his eye on Angelique Mahy (Joanne Froggatt). And Rheingarten has his eye on Felicity Dorr (Clare Holman). “We are an invading army, ravenous wolves, and we are men without women,” he tells her. “Sooner or later the invader in us will come out.”

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