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MASTERPIECE CLASSIC
The Paradise, Season 2, Part 7 of 8

 

On the brink of happiness at the end of last season, retail genius John Moray and his “little champion,” Denise, find true love a bumpy ride indeed. Katherine and her new husband scheme to wreck Denise and Moray’s lives. Joanna Vanderham stars as Denise, with Emun Elliott as Moray, Elaine Cassidy as Katherine and Ben Daniels as Katherine’s moody, malevolent spouse.

 

Part 7 of 8:
A ghost story brings Moray and Denise back together. A traveling photographer makes a big impression on Clara.   

 

 

MASTERPIECE MYSTERY!
Death Comes to Pemberley, Part 2 of 2

 

A coach races up to a country house with a hysterical passenger shrieking, “Murder!” What better way to continue Jane Austen’s immortal novel Pride and Prejudice‌ This delicious homage to Austen, adapted from P.D. James’ clever whodunit, stars Anna Maxwell Martin (The Bletchley Circle) as Elizabeth and Matthew Rhys (Brothers & Sisters) as Darcy. Co-stars include Matthew Goode, Jenna Coleman, Trevor Eve and Rebecca Front.

 

Part 2 of 2
A suspect goes on trial for his life, while Elizabeth pursues the truth behind a mysterious death. The future of Darcy’s sister, Georgiana, also hangs in the balance.

 

 

MASTERPIECE CLASSIC
The Paradise, Season 2

 

On the brink of happiness at the end of last season, retail genius John Moray and his “little champion,” Denise, find true love a bumpy ride indeed. Katherine and her new husband scheme to wreck Denise and Moray’s lives. Joanna Vanderham stars as Denise, with Emun Elliott as Moray, Elaine Cassidy as Katherine and Ben Daniels as Katherine’s moody, malevolent spouse.

 

Part 6 of 8:
Watch as Moray and Tom raise the stakes in their battle for The Paradise.

 

 

MASTERPIECE CLASSIC
The Paradise, Part 5 of 8

 

On the brink of happiness at the end of last season, retail genius John Moray and his “little champion,” Denise, find true love a bumpy ride indeed. Katherine and her new husband scheme to wreck Denise and Moray’s lives. Joanna Vanderham stars as Denise, with Emun Elliott as Moray, Elaine Cassidy as Katherine and Ben Daniels as Katherine’s moody, malevolent spouse.

 

 

Part 5 of 8:
An heirloom watch incites sales, seduction and sorcery at the Paradise. The protagonists find themselves in new roles.

 

 

MASTERPIECE CLASSIC
The Paradise, Part 4

 

Moray forges ahead with his plans to buy up the other shops on the street, reluctantly taking on a partner, while Katherine meddles with his efforts in an attempt to get his attention. Some light is shed on Jonas’ mysterious past and Denise learns a lesson when her latest idea doesn’t go as planned.

 

 

The Gershwin’s Porgy And Bess
From San Francisco Opera

 

This production of Porgy and Bess from San Francisco Opera stars bass-baritone Eric Owens as Porgy and soprano Laquita Mitchell as Bess in the turbulent story of a disabled man, the headstrong woman he loves and the community that sustains them both. John DeMain conducts the San Francisco Opera Orchestra and Chorus in this American musical theater staple set in an African American community on Catfish Row in coastal South Carolina. Porgy and Bess is based on the play by Dubose and Dorothy Heyward, with music by George Gershwin including the celebrated jazz standard “Summertime.”

 

 

Return to Downton Abbey

 

Savor fond memories from the past seasons of Downton Abbey on this program hosted by Academy Award-winning actress and devoted fan of the series Susan Sarandon. It includes a mix of behind-the-scenes footage, interviews with creators and cast members and clips of favorite moments. The special is structured around three themes: “The Changing World of Downton Abbey;” “The Women of Downton Abbey;” and “Love and Other Relationships at Downton Abbey.”

 

 

LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER
The Nance Starring Nathan Lane

 

Douglas Carter Beane’s The Nance stars Nathan Lane as gay headliner Chauncey Miles, who faces a changing world and his own self-loathing during the fading twilight of burlesque in 1930s New York. The play received five Tony Award nominations, including a Best Actor nod for Lane. In addition, the cast boasts Tony Award-winner Cady Huffman, Lewis J. Stadlen, Jenni Barber and Jonny Orsini.

 

 

MASTERPIECE CLASSIC
The Paradise, Season 2

 

On the brink of happiness at the end of last season, retail genius John Moray and his “little champion,” Denise, find true love a bumpy ride indeed. Katherine and her new husband scheme to wreck Denise and Moray’s lives. Joanna Vanderham stars as Denise, with Emun Elliott as Moray, Elaine Cassidy as Katherine and Ben Daniels as Katherine’s moody, malevolent spouse.

 

 

The Mystery of Agatha Christie
with David Suchet

 

David Suchet embarks on a journey to learn more about the woman who created Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple, and whose books remain outsold only by Shakespeare and the Bible. His journey takes him to the places Christie lived, the landscapes that inspired her and to meetings with people who knew the woman behind the fame and those inspired by her extraordinary legacy.

 

 

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