More current popular titles embrace Prime Suspect, The Forsyte Saga, Sherlock, and Downton Abbey. For the album by En Vogue, see Masterpiece Theatre (En Vogue album). For the album by Marianas Trench, see Masterpiece Theatre (Marianas Trench album).
It’s a true ensemble piece, which might explain why it takes some time to ascertain the gamers and plant the seeds. In the premiere Harry is dispatched to Poland, where he begins a relationship with Kasia (Polish actress Zofia Wichlacz, a genuine standout), a waitress whose household is among those torn aside by the Germans’ ruthless assault. Like many in her class, Robina is initially indifferent from the war, at one level stiffly saying that meeting a refugee will “give me something to talk about at bridge club.” She’s as close to “Downton’s” Dowager as this sequence has to supply. Starting with this season, the show’s titling reverted again to Masterpiece Theatre, … Read MoreRead More »