Transcripts (26)

Tamara Lawrance Shines In Powerful 'Long Song' Lead Role

MASTERPIECE Studio

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  • 2 months ago
  • 32:06

Warning: This episode contains spoilers for Episode Three of The Long Song. The story of Miss July is ultimately a story of strength and perseverance following years of trauma and pain. Lead actor Tamara Lawrance brings strength to her portrayal of July, who goes from slave to memoirist in colonial British Jamaica. Lawrance reflects on the role, and the hope of The Long Song, in a new interview.

Eliza Scarlet — And Kate Phillips — Is Always In Full Control Of The Scene

MASTERPIECE Studio

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  • 2 months ago
  • 31:21

Warning: This episode contains spoilers for Episode Five of the First Season of Miss Scarlet and the Duke. A female private detective in Victorian London seems anachronistic — but Eliza Scarlet more than holds her own on the grimy streets of the British capitol. Kate Phillips is a witty delight in the title role, and she brings that zest to the MASTERPIECE Studio podcast.

Anna Madeley Keeps Skeldale House In Working Order

MASTERPIECE Studio

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  • 2 months ago
  • 32:17

Warning: This episode contains spoilers for Episode Five of the First Season of All Creatures Great and Small. Even casual viewers of All Creatures Great and Small can see the obvious head honcho in Skeldale House — the unshakeable Audrey Hall. Series star Anna Madeley relishes playing the role, and she joins the podcast to reveal a bit of the confident Mrs. Hall's inner grit and grace.

Remembering Dame Diana Rigg, A True MASTERPIECE Icon

MASTERPIECE Studio

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  • 3 months ago
  • 23:44

Warning: This episode contains spoilers for Episode Four of the First Season of All Creatures Great and Small. Dame Diana Rigg has been a MASTERPIECE regular for decades. From her Emmy Award-winning role in the 1997 adaptation of Rebecca to her years-long host duty on Mystery!, Rigg brought her charm and considerable gravitas to PBS TV screens for years. Rigg passed away in September 2020, making her role as the elegant Mrs. Pumphrey one of her very last. The All Creatures Great and Small cast pays tribute to Rigg, along with some of her other MASTERPIECE friends and castmates.

Take It From Samuel West — The Real Siegfried Farnon Was Just As Quirky

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  • 3 months ago
  • 42:21

Warning: This episode contains spoilers for Episode Three of the First Season of All Creatures Great and Small. Siegfried Farnon is a difficult man to live with — and Donald Sinclair, the real life Yorkshire veterinarian he's based on, was just as unusual. Actor Samuel West used Alf Wight's memoir series and personal anecdotes from those who knew Sinclair to build his character, and he shares some of those stories in a new podcast interview.