Masterpiece Theatre - Season 38

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  • The Old Curiosity Shop
    5/3/09
    9.0
    A teenage girl and her grandfather lose everything to a maniacal moneylender and flee his relentless pursuit. Derek Jacobi stars as Grandfather, with Sophie Vavasseur as Nell and Toby Jones as Quilp.
  • Little Dorrit (5)
    Little Dorrit (5)
    Episode 28
    4/26/09
    9.8
    Little Dorrit tells the story of the Dorrit family and the rich array of characters they encounter on their way from rags to riches and back again. Adapted by Andrew Davies, the miniseries stars Matthew Macfadyen, Tom Courtenay, Alun Armstrong and Claire Foy as "Little" Amy Dorrit. Part 5 of 5.moreless
  • Little Dorrit (4)
    Little Dorrit (4)
    Episode 27
    4/19/09
    9.5
    Little Dorrit tells the story of the Dorrit family and the rich array of characters they encounter on their way from rags to riches and back again. Adapted by Andrew Davies, the miniseries stars Matthew Macfadyen, Tom Courtenay, Alun Armstrong and Claire Foy as "Little" Amy Dorrit. Part 4 of 5.moreless
  • Little Dorrit (3)
    Little Dorrit (3)
    Episode 26
    4/12/09
    9.5
    Little Dorrit tells the story of the Dorrit family and the rich array of characters they encounter on their way from rags to riches and back again. Adapted by Andrew Davies, the miniseries stars Matthew Macfadyen, Tom Courtenay, Alun Armstrong and Claire Foy as "Little" Amy Dorrit. Part 3 of 5.moreless
  • Little Dorrit (2)
    Little Dorrit (2)
    Episode 25
    4/5/09
    9.8
    Little Dorrit tells the story of the Dorrit family and the rich array of characters they encounter on their way from rags to riches and back again. Adapted by Andrew Davies, the miniseries stars Matthew Macfadyen, Tom Courtenay, Alun Armstrong and Claire Foy as "Little" Amy Dorrit. Part 2 of 5.moreless
  • Little Dorrit (1)
    Little Dorrit (1)
    Episode 24
    3/29/09
    9.3
    One of Dickens' greatest love stories, Little Dorrit has the timely theme of chronic debt and financial collapse. Matthew Macfadyen (Pride and Prejudice) stars as hero Arthur Clennam, with Clair Foy as Amy "Little" Dorrit and Tom Courtenay as her father. Part 1 of 5.
  • Oliver Twist (2)
    Oliver Twist (2)
    Episode 23
    2/22/09
    9.0
    This bold adaptation breathes new life into the much-loved Dickens novel about a young orphan sent to a workhouse. Timothy Spall as Fagin, Sophie Okenedo is Nancy, and introducing William Miller as the beloved Oliver Twist. Part 2 of 2.
  • Oliver Twist (1)
    Oliver Twist (1)
    Episode 22
    2/15/09
    9.0
    William Miller plays Oliver Twist in Charles Dickens' much-loved story about the young orphan whose request for "more" leads to a phantasmagoria of adventures in 19th-century London. Timothy Spall stars as Fagin, Tom Hardy as Bill Sikes and Sophie Okonedo as Nancy, Oliver's guardian angel. Part 1 of 2.
  • Wuthering Heights (2)
    1/25/09
    9.0
    A thrilling new adaptation of Emily Bronte's haunting classic, Wuthering Heights retells the story of the all encompassing and passionate, yet thwarted, love between Heathcliff and Catherine Earnshaw. Part 2 of 2.
  • Wuthering Heights (1)
    1/18/09
    9.3
    Emily Bronte's classic "Wuthering Heights" opens with Heathcliff (Tom Hardy), a gypsy adopted by the Earnshaw family, falling in love with his open-hearted stepsister Cathy (Charlotte Riley) while growing up even though he has a rival (Andrew Lincoln) for her affection. His relationship with stepbrother Hindley (Burn Gorman), meanwhile, is anything but pleasant, as the boy views him as a rival. Part 1 of 2.moreless
  • Tess of the d'Urbervilles (2)
    1/11/09
    9.3
    Tess (Gemma Arterton) tells Angel (Eddie Redmayne) about Alec (Hans Matheson) on their wedding night, which doesn't sit well with Angel. Later, while Angel attempts to start a new life in Brazil, she works on a farm and fends off advances from Alec, who has taken a renewed interest in her after a chance meeting. Part 2 of 2.moreless
  • Tess of the d'Urbervilles (1)
    1/4/09
    9.5
    This new adaptation of Thomas Hardy's classic "Tess of the D'Urbervilles," is about a young woman (Gemma Arterton) who learns that, though her family is poor, she's descended from aristocrats. She takes a position with a family who purchased her ancestral name, D'Urbervilles, and she is preyed upon by Alec (Hans Matheson), the libertine son, from whom she flees. Part 1 of 2.moreless
  • The Unseen Alistair Cooke
    11/23/08
    7.0
    A profile of longtime "Masterpiece Theatre" host Alistair Cooke (1908-2004) that's told in his own voice and that features 8mm home movies he began filming in 1933. Included are his relationships with Charlie Chaplin and Paulette Goddard, and interviews with family and friends including "Masterpiece" executive producer Rebecca Eaton.
  • Filth
    Filth
    Episode 16
    11/16/08
    5.0
    The satirical "Filth" features a tremendous performance by Julie Walters as Mary Whitehouse, a real-life school teacher who founded a TV-watchdog group in 1960s Britain in an effort to stop the BBC from broadcasting what she saw as immoral programs. The BBC's modern-minded director-general, Sir Hugh Greene (Hugh Bonneville), will hear none of her complaints, however, and he winds up in Mrs. Whitehouse's crosshairs.moreless
  • God on Trial
    God on Trial
    Episode 15
    11/9/08
    7.3
    Jewish prisoners at Auschwitz question whether or not God is guilty of crimes against humanity.
  • The Last Enemy (5)
    The Last Enemy (5)
    Episode 14
    11/2/08
    7.8
    An English mathematician returns home after several years abroad to find that Britain has been transformed into a paranoid police state. Part five of five.
  • The Last Enemy (4)
    The Last Enemy (4)
    Episode 13
    10/26/08
    7.8
    An English mathematician returns home after several years abroad to find that Britain has been transformed into a paranoid police state. Part four of five.
  • The Last Enemy (3)
    The Last Enemy (3)
    Episode 12
    10/19/08
    7.8
    An English mathematician returns home after several years abroad to find that Britain has been transformed into a paranoid police state. Part three of five.
  • The Last Enemy (2)
    The Last Enemy (2)
    Episode 11
    10/12/08
    7.5
    An English mathematician returns home after several years abroad to find that Britain has been transformed into a paranoid police state. Part two of five.
  • The Last Enemy (1)
    The Last Enemy (1)
    Episode 10
    10/5/08
    7.8
    An English mathematician returns home after several years abroad to find that Britain has been transformed into a paranoid police state. Part one of five.
  • The Sally Lockhart Mysteries: The Shadow in the North
    Feisty Victorian sleuth Sally Lockhart returns in "The Shadow in the North", the second installment in The Sally Lockhart Mysteries. Sallie discovers a common thread in a series of seemingly unrelated events: an investment gone wrong, a conjurer targeted by thugs, and a clairvoyant's vision of a murder.
  • The Inspector Lynley Mysteries: Series VII: Know Thine Enemy
    Lynley and Havers investugate a possible serial killer after a suburban London schoolgirl is killed and a second girl is missing.
  • The Inspector Lynley Mysteries: Series VII: Limbo
    Inspector Lynley, six months after the death of his wife, is drawn into the mystery of his godson's abduction which occurred 15 years ago. The case takes him to Rome where a tragedy results in his arrest for murder.
  • Foyle's War: Series V: All Clear
    7/27/08
    10
    In the final days of the war, DCS Foyle is serving on a committee created to keep the victory celebrations at a minimum. The murder of a fellow committee member leads him into territory that the Allies would rather keep secret.
  • Foyle's War: Series V: Broken Souls
    The murder of an unpopular doctor at a psychiatric clinic for war veterans and the slaying of an escaped German POW are investigated. Meanwhile, Sam searches for a missing telegram-delivery boy.
  • Foyle's War: Series V: Plan of Attack
    Former DCS Foyle is in the middle of writing his memoirs when he's called out of retirement to investigate an airman's apparent suicide.
  • Inspector Lewis: Series I: Expiation
    Lewis investigates the apparent suicide of an Oxford housewife.
  • Inspector Lewis: Series I: Old School Ties
    An ambitious Oxford student is found dead in her hotel room after inviting a reformed computer hacker to speak at the union. Lewis and Hathaway investigate.
  • Inspector Lewis: Series I: Whom the Gods Would Destroy
    A middle-aged Oxford graduate is found murdered and Lewis and Hathaway investigate. The investigation implicates a senior university figure.
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