All is not as it seems for the brilliant and charismatic surgeon Otto Powell (Jack Davenport, Smash) and his glamorous wife Elizabeth as hospital colleagues vie for power, temptation smolders, and a dangerous old secret is dredged up.
As the world stands on the brink of World War II, a grisly, ingeniously devised murder at a grand international "Peace Party" reception reunites Hercule Poirot (David Suchet) with old friends. Adapted from the Agatha Christie mystery by Mark Gatiss (Sherlock).
Star defense lawyer Will Burton finds his happy family life threatened when he takes the
case of an unsavory suspect accused of a torture killing. (Note: This episode is not available for online streaming.)
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Actresses Lesley Nicol (Mrs. Patmore), Cara Theobold (Ivy), Raquel Cassidy (Baxter), and Sophie McShera (Daisy) on the lady behind the luncheon: Mrs. Patmore! Downton Abbey Season 5 premieres Sunday, Jan. 4th, 2015 at 9pm ET on MASTERPIECE on PBS. #DowntonPBS
Who will be joining the Crawley family in this season of Downton? The cast introduces new ladies, lords, and maids. Downton Abbey Season 5 premieres Sunday, Jan. 4th, 2015, 9pm ET on MASTERPIECE on PBS. #DowntonPBS
Star Bill Nighy and writer/director David Hare on the character evolution of Johnny Worricker, his true intentions, and where he stands at the saga's conclusion. Worricker: Salting the Battlefield is available to stream for free, for a limited time. #MasterpiecePBS
_Worricker_ concludes with Johnny (Bill Nighy) and Margot (Helena Bonham Carter) on the run from British Prime Minister Alec Beasley (Ralph Fiennes) and MI5. Who will win this game of spy versus spy? Written and directed by David Hare.
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