Lacking the authoritarian discipline of her peers, Selfridges' head of fashion, Miss Flora Bunting, is timid, competent, and kind to her staff. Her kindness will come in handy when she most needs a helping hand.
A veteran of British television with an extensive list of theatre credits to her name, Pippa Hawood is perhaps best known in England for her role in the longtime British comedy series The Brittas Empire. Working in drama and comedy alike, she is presently starring in BBC One's drama series, Prisoners' Wives. MASTERPIECE viewers may recognize her from her roles in The Inspector Lynley mystery Missing Joseph and the Hercule Poirot mystery A Cat Among the Pigeons. Off stage and screen, the mother of two young daughters was so moved by the plight of Afghan refugees in the crisis that ensued after the September 11, 2001 attacks that she approached many leading names in the arts -- JK Rowling, Seamus Heaney, Joanna Lumley, Nick Hornby and more -- and compiled a collection, Poems for Refugees, with the celebrities' chosen poems and their personal statements sharing the reasons for their choices.
Revisit key moments from all six episodes of Wolf Hall, and accompany characters from seats of power to the Tower…and beyond! Wolf Hall, the critically-acclaimed adaptation of Hilary Mantel's award-winning novels on MASTERPIECE on PBS, stars Damian Lewis, Mark Rylance and Claire Foy. #WolfHallPBS
With Harry’s future hanging in the balance, the store throws the sale to end all sales. Cupid also makes some final decisions. Mr. Selfridge, starring Jeremy Piven, is seen in MASTERPIECE on PBS. #SelfridgePBS
Find out 6 things to look forward to in Poldark, the swashbuckling saga starring Aidan Turner (The Hobbit) and a new reboot of the wildly popular 1970s classic series starring Robin Ellis. Poldark premieres Sunday, June 21, 2015 on MASTERPIECE on PBS!
Congratulations to Shirley L. of Corvallis, Oregon, the Grand Prize Winner of the 2015 Downton Abbey Sweepstakes! Share in personal photos from previous MASTERPIECE Sweepstakes winners in this exclusive slideshow:
Do you know what's special about the Mr. Selfridge office sets? Hear fun facts about the show's set design from the cast and crew themselves. Mr. Selfridge, Season 3, starring Jeremy Piven, airs on MASTERPIECE on PBS. #SelfridgePBS
Get these 15 Essentials of Wolf Hall's chilling finale, starring Mark Rylance, Damian Lewis, and Claire Foy in the acclaimed adaptation of Hilary Mantel's novels as seen on MASTERPIECE on PBS. #WolfHallPBS
What do Downton Abbey stars hope for their characters at the conclusion of the series? Hugh Bonneville (Robert), Lesley Nichol (Mrs. Patmore), Laura Carmichael (Edith), Robert-James Collier (Thomas) and Phyllis Logan (Mrs. Hughes) offer their amusing answers in this exclusive video. #DowntonPBS
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