Masterpiece Season 33
S33 E01Oct 5, 2003
Our Town Oct 5, 2003 This is a stage production of Thornton Wilder's classic play. Set at the beginning of the 20th century, it's about the ordinary lives of the people of Grover's Corners, New Hampshire - love, marriage, death.
S33 E02Oct 12, 2003
Warrior Queen Oct 12, 2003 In the first century, Rome ruled the known world, but it had only just conquered Britain. Queen Boudicca, widow of King Prasutagus of the Iceni in what is now East Anglia, led a revolt which shook the foundations of the empire: superpower versus super warrior. Meanwhile, the Emperor Claudius, who wanted Britain in the first place, has been murdered by Nero, who orders a savage revenge against the Iceni.
S33 E03Oct 19, 2003
Goodbye, Mr. Chips Oct 19, 2003 This is the story of a shy English schoolmaster who devotes his life to teaching at his old school.
S33 E04Nov 2, 2003
Doctor Zhivago (1) Nov 2, 2003 Boris Pasternak's epic love story is set in the years around the First World War and the Russian Revolution of 1917. Yuri Zhivago is a young doctor and rising poet, about to be married to Anna. He meets Lara (the teenage mistress of a politician) when she tries to kill herself. Lara marries the Bolshevik Antipov, and as the Great War unfolds Yuri and Lara go off to war to tend the wounded, fall in love and lead a passionate affair as the old régime collapses.
S33 E05Nov 9, 2003
Doctor Zhivago (2) Nov 9, 2003 Continuing the story of Dr Yuri Zhivago and Lara Antipova.
S33 E06Feb 8, 2004
The Forsyte Saga, II (1) Feb 8, 2004 Second series of the family drama, adapted from Galsworthy's third novel. 1 of 3: Soames is disturbed when he sees Fleur playing with Jon at a birthday party. Eleven years later, Fleur decides to find out more about Jon, and why everyone seems to want to keep them apart.
S33 E07Feb 15, 2004
The Forsyte Saga, II (2) Feb 15, 2004 Adaptation of John Galsworthy's third book, 'To Let', which chronicles a new generation of Forsytes. Jolyon arranges for Jon to travel abroad for two months to distract him from his blossoming relationship with Fleur.
S33 E08Feb 22, 2004
The Forsyte Saga, II (3) Feb 22, 2004 Continuing John Galsworthy's epic story of the Forsytes, a rich and materialistic business family which becomes more artistic and less selfish as the years go by.