January 9, 16, 23 & 30, 2011 at 9pm
A stately country house, a noble family and a succession crisis are the backdrop for this epic drama by Oscar-winning writer Julian Fellowes (Gosford Park) about the lives of aristocrats and servants in the years before World War I. Downton Abbey stars Hugh Bonneville, Maggie Smith, Elizabeth McGovern and others.
February 13, 20 & 27, 2011 at 9pm
Any Human Heart
William Boyd adapts his acclaimed 2002 novel about a man — at various times a writer, lover, prisoner of war, and spy — making his often precarious way through the 20th century. Matthew MacFadyen, Gillian Anderson, Hayley Atwell, Kim Cattrall and Jim Broadbent star.
|Matthew MacFadyen and Hayley Atwell|
|Tom Hollander and Gillian Anderson as the Duke and Duchess of Windsor|
April 10, 17 & 24, 2011 at 9pm
Upstairs Downstairs is an updated version of one of the most-loved and most-honored series in television history. The series has a new cast of characters and Jean Marsh reprising her Emmy-winning role as Rose. The cast also includes the original series co-creator Eileen Atkins (Cranford), Keeley Hawes (MI-5), Ed Stoppard, and Art Malik (The Jewel in the Crown) with a script by Emmy-nominee Heidi Thomas (Cranford).
|Keeley Hawkes and Ed Stoppard as Lady Agnes and Sir Hallam Holland|
|Claire Foy as Lady Persephone|
|Some of the staff|