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Masterpiece Theatre Online Features

Designed for viewers, readers, teachers and students alike, Masterpiece Theatre Online -- consisting of hundreds of pages of background, history, interviews, essays, games, activities, illustrations and more -- adds a rich dimension to the series. Through The Archive feature you can access information about all Masterpiece Theatre productions, chronologically or alphabetically. A full list of cast and credits is also available on each program site.

The site currently offers 17 online teacher's guides, several of which are available only online. These guides include essays, discussion questions, activities, bibliographies, and webographies.

Look for the following online features for the titles mentioned in this guide.

Almost a Woman
Puerto Ricans in America
in English | en español
Esmeralda Santiago
in English | en español
Puerto Rican Poetry
Puerto Rico: A Timeline
Story Synopsis
Novel to Film
Cast & Credits
Links & Bibliography
The Forum
Teacher's Guide

The American
About the Film
A Talk with Michael Hastings, Screenwriter
A Talk with Diana Rigg
A Talk with Matthew Modine
The American on the Printed Page
A Henry James Timeline
Genius in the Family
Henry Wants a Hit!
Who's Who
Links & Bibliography
The Forum
Teacher's Guide

Anna Karenina
The Roots of the Story
The Making of Anna Karenina
Tolstoy's War with Love
The Woman Question
A Tolstoy Timeline
Novel to Film
Who's Who
Links & Bibliography
The Forum
Teacher's Guide

Daniel Deronda
Production Notes
Jews in 19th-Century England
Ahead of Her Time: George Eliot
Russell Baker on Daniel Deronda
Story Synopsis
Who's Who
Cast & Credits
Novel to Film
Links & Bibliography
The Forum
Teaching Daniel Deronda

David Copperfield
An Interview with Daniel Radcliffe
An Interview with Simon Curtis, Director
An Interview with Adrian Hodges, Screenwriter
Production Notes
A Dickens Timeline
Russell Baker on David Copperfield
Story Synopsis
Novel to Film
Who's Who
Links & Bibliography
The Forum

A Death in the Family
Life in a Small Southern Town
A Short, Intense Life
Agee's World
Story Synopsis
Novel to Film
Cast & Credits
Links & Bibliography
The Forum
Teacher's Guide

Doctor Zhivago
The Making of Doctor Zhivago
Russian Love Stories
Boris Pasternak
Episode Descriptions
Russell Baker on Doctor Zhivago
Novel to Film
Who's Who
Cast & Credits
Links & Bibliography
The Forum

Goodbye, Mr. Chips
Author James Hilton
A History of Goodbye, Mr. Chips
An Interview with the Producers
How to Age an Actor
Russell Baker on Goodbye, Mr. Chips
Story Synopsis
Who's Who
Novel to Film
Cast & Credits
Links & Bibliography
The Forum
Teacher's Guide

The Hound of the Baskervilles
Now Comes the Mystery...
The Lure of the Moor
Arthur Conan Doyle
Through the Magnifying Glass
Russell Baker on The Hound of the Baskervilles
Story Synopsis
Novel to Film
Who's Who
Links & Bibliography
The Forum
Teacher's Guide

The Merchant of Venice
An Interview with Trevor Nunn
Onstage at the National
Shylock and History
The Shortest Shakespeare
Who was Shakespeare?
Story Synopsis
Will's Words
Drama to Film
Who's Who
Links & Bibliography
The Forum
Teacher's Guide

Oliver Twist
The Adaptation
Who was Charles Dickens?
Stay Tuned for our Next Episode
Down and Out in Victorian England
Oliver's London
A Dickens Timeline
A Victorian Twister
Novel to Film
Who's Who
Links & Bibliography
The Forum
Teacher's Guide

Othello
An Interview with Andrew Davies
An Interview with Eamonn Walker
In Search of Shakespeare
Shakespeare & More
Russell Baker on Othello
Story Synopsis
Drama to Film
Who's Who
Links & Bibliography
The Forum
Teacher's Guide

Our Town
Thornton Wilder
Williamstown, Westport, the World
Paul Newman and James Naughton
OT: our town
Story Synopsis
Drama to Film
Who's Who
Cast & Credits
Links & Bibliography
The Forum
Teacher's Guide

The Road from Coorain
Memoirs of Girlhood
Jill Ker Conway
Production Notes
Russell Baker on The Road from Coorain
Synopsis
Autobiography to Film
Cast & Credits
Links & Bibliography
The Forum
Teacher's Guide

Rebecca
Program Description
An Interview with Diana Rigg
Cast & Credits

The Turn of the Screw
Henry James
Production Notes
Cast & Credits

Wuthering Heights
Program Description
Cast & Credits

Additional Titles
You may also be interested in exploring the online content for the following Masterpiece Theatre programs. To order videos or DVDs, visit Shop.

Cora, Unashamed
The Forsyte Saga
Henry V
King Lear
Love in a Cold Climate
Lucky Jim
Middlemarch
My Uncle Silas
Our Mutual Friend
The Ponder Heart
The Railway Children
The Song of the Lark
Take a Girl Like You
The Way We Live Now
White Teeth
Wives and Daughters


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