Each fall, Masterpiece contemporary showcases dramas set in modern times.
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November 6, 2011 at 9pm
Accompany an aging spy who stumbles on an international scandal that could bring down the British government. Bill Nighy, Michael Gambon, Ralph Fiennes and Rachel Weisz star. Written and directed by David Hare.
November 13, 2011 at 9pm
The Song of Lunch
Eavesdrop on two ex-lovers who meet for lunch at their favorite haunt from years before. Will sparks reignite? Emma Thompson and Alan Rickman star.
November 27, 2011 at 9pm
An eccentric Welsh village learns that London's National Gallery is storing its entire art collection in a nearby mine during the museum's renovations — leading to curious encounters between the village locals and the gallery's urbane, lovelorn curator. Trevor Eve (David Copperfield) and Eve Myles (Little Dorrit) star in this gentle comedy, based on Frank Cottrell Boyce's best-selling novel.