MASTERPIECE Classic 2010 Season Preview
Oh joy! In less than a month, the Masterpiece Classic season begins on PBS offering another incredible lineup of quality period and contemporary drama's. This is my favorite time of year for television and this season certainly aims to please offering some old classics and new surprises.
Masterpiece is branching out a bit this year in scope. Not only will we enjoy new adaptations of classic bonnet drama's set in Regency and Victorian times, we will be offered more contemporary fare from the twentieth century. I am intrigued by the diversity of stories chosen and the top notch casting. Which new productions this season am I looking forward to with rapt anticipation? Well, of course as a Jane Austen enthusiast I am excited about the new adaptation Emma, but also a return to the delightful Victorian
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A lavish new adaptation of one of Jane Austen's most popular novels stars Romola Garai (left) as the "handsome, clever and rich" heroine and Jonny Lee Miller as her suitor, Mr. Knightley.