Masterpiece classic features signature period dramas.
Julie Walters (Harry Potter, The Hollow Crown), Henry Lloyd-Hughes (The Inbetweeners, Harry Potter, Madame Bovary), and others will star in MASTERPIECE's ten-part epic drama Indian Summers. The drama tells the rich and explosive story of the decline of the British Empire and the birth of modern India, and is set to air on MASTERPIECE in 2015.
Fresh from the hit drama Homeland, Emmy®-nominated Damian Lewis will play Henry VIII opposite Mark Rylance as Thomas Cromwell in the much anticipated adaptation of Hilary Mantel’s novels. Claire Foy (Little Dorrit) will play Anne Boleyn in the series written by Oscar-nominated Peter Straughan (Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy).
Highlights from the 2014 Masterpiece Classic Season
January 5 – February 23, 2014
Downton Abbey Season 4
Season 4 of the international hit Downton Abbey finds three generations of the Crawley family coping with last season's shocking finale and change encroaching on the estate.
March 31 – May 18, 2014
Jeremy Piven (Entourage) reprises his role as London’s retail king, Harry Gordon Selfridge, in Mr. Selfridge, Season 2. Costars include Frances O’Connor, Aisling Loftus, Amanda Abbington, and Ron Cook.