Masterpiece Classic features signature period dramas, including both new and encore presentations, hosted by Laura Linney.
Masterpiece Classic Previous Broadcasts
Upstairs Downstairs (Episode #4110H)
KQED 9: Sun, Sep 30, 2012 -- 11:00 PM
As 1936 comes to a close, 165 Eaton Place is in turmoil: the king is about to abdicate, Agnes (Keeley Hawes) is about to give birth, Persie (Claire Foy) toys with fascism and Sir Hallam (Ed Stoppard) makes a shocking discovery about his past.
- KQED Channel 9: Sun, Sep 30, 2012 -- 11:00 PM
Upstairs Downstairs (Episode #4109H)
KQED 9: Sun, Sep 30, 2012 -- 10:00 PM
A German-Jewish refugee comes to 165 Eaton Place as a maid, prompting a range of reactions from upstairs and down. Her experiences culminate in a crisis tied to the fascist movement sweeping Britain.
- KQED Channel 9: Sun, Sep 30, 2012 -- 10:00 PM
Upstairs Downstairs (Episode #4108H)
KQED 9: Sun, Sep 30, 2012 -- 9:00 PM
The saga continues at 165 Eaton Place with new characters upstairs and down in a 3-part sequel to the much-loved series from the 1970s. Jean Marsh returns as Rose with a stellar cast including Dame Eileen Atkins (Cranford), Keeley Hawes (MI-5), Ed Stoppard (Any Human Heart), Claire Foy (Little Dorrit) and Ellie Kendrick (The Diary of Anne Frank). Set in 1936, the lives of masters and servants have never been so captivating. Laura Linney hosts.
Part 1: Sir Hallam (Ed Stoppard) and Lady Agnes Holland (Keeley Hawes) move into 165 Eaton Place and hire former parlormaid Rose (Jean Marsh) to assemble a staff. The servants are soon put to the test during a party that threatens to destroy Sir Hallam's career.
- KQED Channel 9: Sun, Sep 30, 2012 -- 9:00 PM
The Diary of Anne Frank (Episode #4009H)
KQED Plus: Mon, Sep 17, 2012 -- 8:00 PM
A new, authentic adaptation of Anne Frank's feisty, poignant, and timeless account of her life in a cramped hidden annex during World War II. A remarkable performance by newcomer Ellie Kendrick (An Education) brings to life the eloquent reflections of a teenage girl trying to live an ordinary life in extraordinary circumstances.
- KQED Plus: Tue, Sep 18, 2012 -- 2:00 AM