Watch Masterpiece Classic

  • 1971
  • 43 Seasons


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Serial Details

  • Genre: Anthology, Drama
  • Director: John Alexander, Daniel Percival, Brian Percival
  • Cast:
    Alistair Cooke
    John Neville
    James Villiers
    Robert Robinson
    John Standing
    Laura Linney
    Frederick Peisley
    John Ringham
    Sheila Gish
    John Westbrook
    James Kerry
    Holly Wilson
    Barry Wade
    Kay Patrick
    Lisa Daniley
  • Writer: Jane Austen, Henry James, Samuel Richardson


"Masterpiece Theatre" presents adaptations of classic literature and the work of contemporary writers as acted out by prestigious thespians. Among the stories that have been featured in the series' run are "I, Claudius," "Henry VIII" and "The Forsyte Saga."