Masterpiece Theatre - Season 13

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  • Nancy Astor (8)
    Nancy Astor (8)
    Episode 33
    5/27/84
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    Nancy Astor (Lisa Harrow) continues to struggle to balance her outspoken nature with the issues she faces as a woman sitting on Parliament. With war looming on the horizon, Nancy finds herself more closely scrutinized than ever. A poor choice involving Germany leaves Nancy open for even more ridicule and criticism.moreless
  • Nancy Astor (7)
    Nancy Astor (7)
    Episode 32
    5/20/84
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    Nancy Astor (Lisa Harrow) decides to speak out in Parliament about restrictive divorce laws. Nancy wants to relax the laws, but her fellow Parliament members use Nancy's past against her by dredging up details of her first marriage. Nancy has to stand firm in her beliefs and ignore personal attacks.
  • Nancy Astor (6)
    Nancy Astor (6)
    Episode 31
    5/13/84
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    As the first woman to sit in Parliament, Lady Astor has a tough road to travel. Born in Virginia, Lady Astor is outspoken on controversy filled causes. While her views are not shared by those in Parliament, Lady Astor stands her ground. Her views cause fallout in business as well as her home life.moreless
  • Nancy Astor (5)
    Nancy Astor (5)
    Episode 30
    5/6/84
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    Nancy Astor is a serial drama that follows the life of American born Lady Witcher Langhorne Astor, the first women to enter the British House of Commons as a Member of Parliament. During Episode 4, Nancy's (Lisa Harrow) disastrous marriage to Robert Gould Shaw ends and she decides to move to England. On her long journey she meets wealthy Lord Waldorf Astor (James Fox). The couple marry in April 1906 and move to Clivedon, a large estate in Buckinghamshire, where Nancy establishes herself as an outspoken and popular hostess.moreless
  • Nancy Astor (4)
    Nancy Astor (4)
    Episode 29
    4/29/84
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    After her marriage to the conservative politician Waldorf Astor, Nancy took over the role of a parliamentarian's wife with grace and wit. She took over all the responsibilities vested upon her including the need to entertain the social elite. Nancy becomes active in a political circle due to her affiliation with society's peerage. Much is bound to happen with the Viscountess Astor's current position.moreless
  • Nancy Astor (3)
    Nancy Astor (3)
    Episode 28
    4/22/84
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    Nancy Astor is a production that dramatizes the life of campaigner, reformist and politician Nancy Langhorne later to become Lady Astor. The series begins in the late 1800's in Nancy's birth place in Danville, Virginia and follows her life through to England in the 1950's where she becomes a Member of Parliament. During Episode 3 eighteen year old Nancy(Lisa Harrow) marries Bostonian socialite Robert Gould Shaw (Pierce Brosnan), a decision she lives to regret.moreless
  • Nancy Astor (2)
    Nancy Astor (2)
    Episode 27
    4/15/84
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    Nancy Astor is a drama that tells the story of campaigner and politician Nancy Langhorne Astor (Lisa Harrow). Born in the 1890's Nancy grew up in America with her seven siblings and parents. She later moved to England where she married Waldorf Astor and became the first woman to enter the House of Commons as a Member of Parliament. During Episode 2 of the series teenager Nancy meets a man from Boston who is to become an important person in her life.moreless
  • Nancy Astor (1)
    Nancy Astor (1)
    Episode 26
    4/8/84
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    Nancy Astor is a drama based on the life of outspoken member of parliament Nancy Witcher Langthorne Astor. The eight part series follows Nancy from her childhood in Danville, America in the 1880's through to her later life in England during the 1950's. Episode 1 of the series begins in Richmond, Virginia where nine-year old Nancy lives with her seven siblings and parents. Nancy's famly had previously enjoyed wealth but all was lost during the Civil War. However Nancy's father Chiswell (Dan O'Herlihy) is resourceful and his friendship with Mr Liggett proves beneficial for the family.moreless
  • The Tale of Beatrix Potter (2)
    4/1/84
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    The Tale of Beatrix Potter (2) from the show Masterpiece Theatre originally aired on April 1, 1984. Beatrix Potter is a young girl who lives a quiet and sheltered life. Beatrix loves with small animals, and loves to write short stories about these animals. She writes all of her stories in a notebook, and plans on publishing them as she grows older.moreless
  • The Tale of Beatrix Potter (1)
    3/25/84
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    As Beatrix Potter grows into a young adult, the talent that she has for creating stories surrounding her pets grows with her. After she writes her first book, "The Tale of Peter Rabbit," her popularity as a writer increases and she falls in love with her publisher, which does not go over well with her parents.moreless
  • The Irish RM: Series I: O Love! O Fire!
    Continuing the adventures of Major Sinclair Yeates as a magistrate in rural Ireland. It seems that neither love nor fire should always be taken at face value.
  • The Irish RM: Series I: Occasional Licences
    Continuing the adventures of Major Sinclair Yeates as a magistrate in rural Ireland. Drinking, in Ireland, is a serious business.
  • The Irish RM: Series I: The Boat's Share
    Continuing the adventures of Major Sinclair Yeates as a magistrate in rural Ireland.
  • The Irish RM: Series I: A Misdeal
    2/12/84
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    Continuing the adventures of Major Sinclair Yeates as a magistrate in rural Ireland.
  • The Irish RM: Series I: Trinket's Colt
    Continuing the story of Major Sinclair Yeates's experiences in Ireland. He has to deal with a remarkable dispute about a young horse. Meanwhile, the Major's wife arrives from England.
  • The Irish RM: Series I: Great Uncle McCarthy
    Major Sinclair Yeates, an Englishman, arrives at his new posting as a Resident Magistrate in a rural area of Victorian Ireland. He quickly encounters the hard-riding Knox clan, including Great Uncle McCarthy.
  • The Citadel (10)
    The Citadel (10)
    Episode 17
    1/22/84
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    The Citadel on Masterpiece Theater is the story of Doctor Andrew Manson, a doctor who takes his first job in the Welsh mining town of Drinefly. At first Doctor Manson is full of excitement to aid Doctor Page, but soon finds the real world is cruel and harsh. Doctor Manson's rise and fall from the poor doctor's assistant to posh private practice owner in London parallels his struggles with his wife as she falls away from him.moreless
  • The Citadel (9)
    The Citadel (9)
    Episode 16
    1/15/84
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    Andrew (Ben Cross) continues to struggle without his wife, Christine (Clare Higgins), and unexpectedly reaches a point of crisis as he must reassess his career and life after losing a patient to a hemorrhage during a routine operation performed with Charles Ivory (John Nettleton). Guest stars include Terence Conoley, Sebastian Stride and Anne Mannion as Mary Borland.moreless
  • The Citadel (8)
    The Citadel (8)
    Episode 15
    1/8/84
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    The relationship between Andrew (Ben Cross) and his wife, Christine (Clare Higgins), continues to deteriorate, but he finds a new interest with a member of high society. He also forms an unlikely alliance with an American doctor, which causes a great stir in the community. Guest stars include Elizabeth Bradley, Avril Elgar and Joan Scott as Miss Basden.moreless
  • The Citadel (7)
    The Citadel (7)
    Episode 14
    1/1/84
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    Currently on trial for malpractice, Dr. Andrew Manson (Ben Cross) recalls his experiences as a young medical graduate, embarking on his first job among the coal mines of Wales. In Episode 7, Andrew's malpractice case is going well but his relationship with his wife, Christine (Clare Higgins), is becoming increasingly strained.moreless
  • The Citadel (6)
    The Citadel (6)
    Episode 13
    12/25/83
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    Accompanied by his wife, Christine (Clare Higgins), Dr. Andrew Manson (Ben Cross) has taken a position in a run-down Welsh mining town. In Episode 6, Andrew's practice is foundering due to a lack of patients. He turns to his friend, Freddy (Michael Cochrane), for help. Also appearing are David Gwillim as Hope and Wendy Allnutt as Angela.moreless
  • The Citadel (5)
    The Citadel (5)
    Episode 12
    12/18/83
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    The idealistic Dr. Andrew Manson (Ben Cross), a recent medical graduate, is struggling to cope with the realities of a depressed Welsh mining town. Andrew suffers a double blow in Episode 5: his opposition to Dr. Lewellyn (Raymond Bowers) loses steam, while members of the committee oppose his research. Also featuring Clare Higgins as Christine, Andrew's wife.moreless
  • The Citadel (4)
    The Citadel (4)
    Episode 11
    12/11/83
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    The idealistic young Dr. Andrew Manson has begun his first job in a Welsh mining town. In Episode 4, Andrew is at odds with Dr. Llewellyn (Raymond Bowers). He also finds himself struggling to cope with the demands of his patients. Clare Higgins plays Andrew's wife Christine. Also appearing are Ray Smith, Niall Buggy and Colin Baker.moreless
  • The Citadel (3)
    The Citadel (3)
    Episode 10
    12/4/83
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    Dr. Manson quits his job after he fights with Blodwen Page. He is offered another position in a village close by, but before he can accept the position, he needs to get married. He announces that he is engaged, and Dr. Manson and Christine Barlow get married. As he starts his new job, he wonders if it is a good fit for him.moreless
  • The Citadel (2)
    The Citadel (2)
    Episode 9
    11/27/83
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    In Episode 2 of this medical drama, we see how Dr. Andrew Manson (Ben Cross) earned the respect of the village where he began his medical career. Promising his rival Dr. Page (Tenniel Evans) never to compete with him made an enemy of Miss Page (Cynthia Grenville). Andrew's wife Christine is played by Clare Higgins.moreless
  • The Citadel (1)
    The Citadel (1)
    Episode 8
    11/20/83
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    The Citadel (1) is the first episode of a 10 part dramatic mini-series that aired as a part of Masterpiece Theatre on PBS. Premiering on November 20, 1983, the program was based on the classic 1937 novel by A. J. Cronin. Set in the 1920s, the story follows young Dr. Andrew Manson (Ben Cross) as he begins practicing medicine in the poverty stricken Welsh mining valleys.moreless
  • Pictures (7)
    Pictures (7)
    Episode 7
    11/13/83
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    Pictures (7) was the seventh episode of Masterpiece Theatre in season 13. It originally aired on November 14, 1987. It featured Alistair Cooke as the host, who served as the host of the show from 1971-1992. Pictures (7) continued the story of Ruby Sears, a flapper who wanted to become famous as a silent film star. However, along the way, she falls in love with Bill Trench, a screenwriter.moreless
  • Pictures (6)
    Pictures (6)
    Episode 6
    11/6/83
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    Pictures is seven-part comedy series that was part of PBS's 13th season of the show, Masterpiece Theatre. Pictures centers on the trials of lead actress, Ruby (Wendy Morgan), as she attempts to break into motion pictures. In Part 6 of the series, scriptwriter Bill (Peter McEnery) attempts to finish his film after professing his love for Ruby. Ruby, in the meantime, attempts to bounce back from losing a major part by helping to teach a friend how to dance.moreless
  • Pictures (5)
    Pictures (5)
    Episode 5
    10/30/83
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    "Pictures," from the show Masterpiece Theatre, Season 13 Episode 5, is a PBS scripted drama, airing first in October 1983, that finds Ruby (Wendy Morgan) on her unwavering quest to become a silent film star. Screenwriter Bill Trench (Peter M Enery) is won over by Ruby's determination, and she is soon cast in a film based on her own life that sparks an interesting discovery for both Bill and Ruby.moreless
  • Pictures (4)
    Pictures (4)
    Episode 4
    10/23/83
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    Pictures is seven-part comedy series that was part of PBS's 13th season of the show, Masterpiece Theatre. Pictures centers on the trials of lead actress, Ruby (Wendy Morgan), as she attempts to break into motion pictures. In Part 4 of the series, scriptwriter Bill (Peter McEnery) is seen creating a plot to steal away a major part from a rival actress to Ruby named, Margot (Marianne Borgo).moreless
  • Pictures (3)
    Pictures (3)
    Episode 3
    10/16/83
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    Pictures is seven-part comedy series that was part of PBS's 13th season of the show, Masterpiece Theatre. Pictures centers on the trials of lead actress, Ruby (Wendy Morgan), as she attempts to break into motion pictures. In Part 3 of the series, viewers see Ruby take on a small role, while her scriptwriter friend, Bill (Peter McEnery), begins to worry about which actress he could find to portray Ruby in the new script he is writing about her experiences.moreless
  • Pictures (2)
    Pictures (2)
    Episode 2
    10/9/83
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    Pictures is seven-part comedy series that was part of PBS's 13th season of the show, Masterpiece Theatre. Pictures centers on the trials of lead actress, Ruby (Wendy Morgan), as she attempts to break into motion pictures. In Part 2 of the series, a fellow actor (played by Anton Rodgers) joins Ruby on a drunken spree - a move which winds up providing comedic material for a future script.moreless
  • Pictures (1)
    Pictures (1)
    Episode 1
    10/2/83
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    Pictures (1) from the show Masterpiece Theatre follows the eccentric Ruby L. Sears as she tries to follow her dreams to become a silent film star. When she runs into scriptwriter Bill Trench by chance, her ambition and her charms catches his eye and the two work together to create a masterpiece.moreless
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