Masterpiece (1971)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Period Film  |   Run Time - 30 min.  |   Countries - United Kingdom , United States   |  
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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 productions include 'Upstairs, Downstairs,' 'I, Claudius,' 'The Jewel in the Crown,' 'House of Cards,' 'Poldark' and 'Prime Suspect.'