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Sense and Sensibility (2 of 2) (#3810)

Although poor, levelheaded Elinor and her impulsive sister attract a trio of promising gentlemen. [86 minutes] Closed Captioning

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  • Persuasion (#3801)

    Chance brings Anne Elliot and Captain Wentworth together, 8 years after she refused his proposal. [86 minutes]

  • Northanger Abbey (#3802)

    Felicity Jones plays romance addict Catherine Morland in Jane Austen's parody of gothic fiction. [86 minutes]

  • Miss Austen Regrets (#3804)

    Olivia Williams and Hugh Bonneville star in this dramatization of Austen's lost loves. [86 minutes]

  • Sense and Sensibility (1 of 2) (#3809)

    A poor, levelheaded woman and her impulsive sister attract a trio of promising gentlemen. [86 minutes]

  • A Room with a View (#3811)

    This adaptation of E.M. Forester's book stars Timothy Spall and Elaine Cassidy as Lucy Honeychurch. [86 minutes]

  • My Boy Jack (#3812)

    This story of Rudyard Kipling's son Jack stars Kim Cattrall and Harry Potter's Daniel Radcliffe. [116 minutes]

  • Cranford - Part 1 (#3813)

    Follows the absurdities and tragedies of the people of a small Cheshire market town in the 1840s. [116 minutes]

  • Cranford - Part 2 (#3814)

    When a leg of mutton is stolen and Mr. Johnson is mugged, the ladies feel there is a crime wave. [56 minutes]

  • Cranford - Part 3 (#3815)

    Matty suffers disappointment and Miss Pole invites the ladies to a meeting to discuss her crisis. [116 minutes]

  • Tess of the D'urbervilles (1 of 2) (#3901)

    A poor young woman learns she descends from aristocrats and falls prey to two very different men. [116 minutes]

  • Tess of the D'urbervilles - Part Two (#3902)

    A dark secret intrudes on Tess and Angel's wedding night, driving them apart. [116 minutes]

  • Wuthering Heights - Part One (#3903)

    A young gypsy boy is adopted by the Earnshaw family and falls in love with his stepsister, Cathy. [86 minutes]

  • Wuthering Heights - Part Two (#3904)

    After a long absence, Heathcliff returns as a rich man and seeks revenge on those who wronged him. [56 minutes]

  • Oliver Twist - Part One (#3905)

    Timothy Spall and Tom Hardy star in the tale of a young orphan Oliver who is sent to the workhouse. [86 minutes]

  • Oliver Twist - Part Two (#3906)

    This bold adaption of the story of an orphan sent to a workhouse stars Timothy Spall and Tom Hardy. [86 minutes]

  • David Copperfield - Part One (#3907)

    This adaptation of the Charles Dickens' novel stars Daniel Radcliffe, Maggie Smith and Bob Hoskins. [86 minutes]

  • David Copperfield - Part Two (#3908)

    Daniel Radcliffe and Maggie Smith star in Charles Dickens' tale of a boy's journey into manhood. [116 minutes]

  • Little Dorrit - Part One (#3909)

    The story of a family and the characters they meet on their way from rags to riches and back again. [116 minutes]

  • Little Dorrit (2 of 5) (#3910)

    The tale of a family and the people they encounter on their way from rags to riches and back again. [86 minutes]

  • Little Dorrit - Part Three (#3911)

    The tale of a family and the people they encounter on their way from rags to riches and back again. [86 minutes]

  • Little Dorrit - Part Four (#3912)

    The tale of a family and the people they encounter on their way from rags to riches and back again. [86 minutes]

  • Little Dorrit - Part Five (#3913)

    The tale of a family and the people they encounter on their way from rags to riches and back again. [86 minutes]

  • The Old Curiosity Shop (#3914)

    The virtuous Little Nell and her grandfather lose their beloved shop due to tragic misfortunes. [86 minutes]

  • Return to Cranford (1 of 2) (#4001)

    Dame Judi Dench stars in an acclaimed story of everyday life in a small Cheshire market town. [86 minutes]

  • Return to Cranford (2 of 2) (#4002)

    Dame Judi Dench returns in this continuing story of everyday life in a small Cheshire market town. [86 minutes]

  • Emma (1 of 3) (#4003)

    Romola Garai stars as the clever and rich heroine in this Jane Austen tale of misconstrued romance. [116 minutes]

  • Emma (2 of 3) (#4004)

    Romola Garai stars as the clever and rich heroine in this Jane Austen tale of misconstrued romance. [56 minutes]

  • Emma (3 of 3) (#4005)

    Jane Austen ties up the tangled affairs of Emma Woodhouse, Harriet Smith and Jane Fairfax. [56 minutes]

  • The 39 Steps (#4006)

    A mining engineer is caught in a conspiracy after the death of a British spy found in his apartment. [86 minutes]

  • Sharpe's Challenge (#4007)

    Soldier Richard Sharpe is sent on a mission to India when a Maharaja threatens British interests. [116 minutes]

  • Sharpe's Peril (#4008)

    While traveling across India in 1818, the British soldier stumbles across an opium trafficking ring. [116 minutes]

  • The Diary of Anne Frank (#4009)

    A new adaptation of Anne Frank's account of her life in a cramped hidden annex during World War II. [116 minutes]

  • Small Island - Part One (#4010)

    Naomie Harris plays a young ambitious Jamaican woman thrust into the grit of 1940s post-war London. [86 minutes]

  • Small Island - Part Two (#4011)

    Naomie Harris plays a young ambitious Jamaican woman thrust into the grit of 1940s post-war London. [86 minutes]

  • Downton Abbey (1 of 4) (#4101)

    When the Titanic sinks Lord Grantham loses his immediate heirs throwing Downton Abbey into turmoil. [85 minutes]

  • Downton Abbey (2 of 4) (#4102)

    Mary entertains three suitors and the shocking former life of Carson, the butler, is unmasked. [85 minutes]

  • Downton Abbey (3 of 4) (#4103)

    Growing into his role as heir Matthew brings out the bitter rivalry between sisters Mary and Edith. [85 minutes]

  • Downton Abbey (4 of 4) (#4104)

    The heir crisis at Downton Abbey takes an unexpected turn. Anna unearths Bates' mysterious past. [85 minutes]

  • Any Human Heart - Part 1 (#4105)

    A man makes his precarious way through the 20th century as a writer, lover, art dealer and spy. [86 minutes]

  • Any Human Heart - Part 2 (#4106)

    A man makes his precarious way through the 20th century as a writer, lover, art dealer and spy. [86 minutes]

  • Any Human Heart - Part 3 (#4107)

    A man makes his precarious way through the 20th century as a writer, lover, art dealer and spy. [86 minutes]

  • Upstairs Downstairs (1 of 3) (#4108)

    The servants are soon put to the test during a party that threatens to destroy Sir Hallam's career. [55 minutes]

  • Upstairs Downstairs (2 of 3) (#4109)

    A German-Jewish refugee comes to 165 Eaton Place as a maid, prompting a range of reactions. [55 minutes]

  • Upstairs Downstairs (3 of 3) (#4110)

    As 1936 comes to a close, Sir Hallam makes a discovery about his past and Persie toys with fascism. [55 minutes]

  • South Riding - Part One (#4111)

    A lively teacher arrives in Depression-era Yorkshire to shake up education at a school for girls. [56 minutes]

  • South Riding - Part Two (#4112)

    At risk of losing his estate, Robert travels to Manchester seeking work and chances to meet Sarah. [56 minutes]

  • South Riding - Part Three (#4113)

    Robert faces ruin after taking a stand against political corruption and Sarah confronts a crisis. [56 minutes]

  • Downton Abbey, Series II (1 of 7) (#4201)

    Two years into World War I, Downton Abbey is in turmoil, as Matthew and other young men go to war. [115 minutes]

  • Downton Abbey, Series II (2 of 7) (#4202)

    Downton becomes a convalescent home with Thomas in charge. Lavinia and Richard's secret comes out. [53 minutes]

  • Downton Abbey, Series II (3 of 7) (#4203)

    Isobel and Cora lock horns over control of Downton's medical role. Mrs. Bird starts a soup kitchen. [55 minutes]

  • Downton Abbey, Series II (4 of 7) (#4204)

    In the climactic battle of the war, Matthew and William go over the top to an uncertain fate. [55 minutes]

  • Downton Abbey, Series II (5 of 7) (#4205)

    As the war nears its end, Downton's aristocrats and servants put their lives back together. [55 minutes]

  • Downton Abbey, Series II (6 of 7) (#4206)

    The Spanish flu strikes Downton. Mary, Sybil and Robert each confront a moment of truth. [115 minutes]

  • Downton Abbey, Series II (7 of 7) (#4207)

    In the finale, the family gathers at Downton Abbey for Christmas. [115 minutes]

  • Great Expectations (1 of 2) (#4208)

    An orphan boy rises to become a gentleman under the patronage of a mysterious benefactor. [55 minutes]

  • Great Expectations (2 of 2) (#4209)

    An orphan boy rises to become a gentleman under the patronage of a mysterious benefactor. [115 minutes]

  • The Mystery of Edwin Drood (#4210)

    An adaptation of Charles Dickens' unfinished novel about a choirmaster obsessed with a teen girl. [115 minutes]

  • Birdsong (1 of 2) (#4211)

    An adaptation of Sebastian Faulk's best-selling novel about lovers torn apart by World War I. [86 minutes]

  • Birdsong (2 of 2) (#4212)

    An adaptation of Sebastian Faulk's best-selling novel about lovers torn apart by World War I. [86 minutes]

  • Upstairs Downstairs, Series 2 - A Faraway Country About Which We Know Nothing (#4224)

    Sir Hallam's aunt disrupts life upstairs and a new maid struggles to adjust to life in service. [55 minutes]

  • Upstairs Downstairs, Series 2 - The Love that Pays the Price (#4225)

    Lady Agnes catches the eye of an American millionaire and Mrs. Thackeray makes a momentous decision. [55 minutes]

  • Upstairs Downstairs, Series 2 - A Perfect Specimen of Womanhood (#4226)

    Blanche comes face-to-face with her former lover when a scandalous novel is published. [55 minutes]

  • Upstairs Downstairs, Series 2 - All The Things You Are (#4227)

    Harry takes up boxing in order to impress Beryl. Sir Hallam makes a dangerous decision. [55 minutes]

  • Upstairs Downstairs, Series 2 - The Last Waltz (5 of 6) (#4228)

    As 165 Eaton Place prepares for the servants' ball Mr. Pritchard enjoys a romance with Miss Whisset. [55 minutes]

  • Upstairs Downstairs, Series 2 - Somewhere Over The Rainbow (#4229)

    Mr. Pritchard makes a decision that throws 165 into chaos until an old friend lends a helping hand. [55 minutes]

  • Downton Abbey, Season 3 - Part 1 (#4301)

    Wedding guests descend on Downton Abbey, where disasters large and small threaten the festivities. [115 minutes]

  • Downton Abbey, Season 3 - Part 2 (#4302)

    The fate of Downton Abbey hinges on a letter from a dead man. Mrs. Hughes confronts a crisis. [55 minutes]

  • Downton Abbey, Season 3 - Part 3 (#4303)

    Social revolutions arrive at Downton Abbey: the Irish civil war and the fight for women's suffrage. [55 minutes]

  • Downton Abbey, Season 3 - Part 4 (#4304)

    The Crawley family faces its severest test yet. New faces join the tight-knit circle of servants. [55 minutes]

  • Downton Abbey, Season 3 - Part 5 (#4305)

    Robert and Cora are not speaking. The servants are shunning Matthew's mother. Bates takes a gamble. [55 minutes]

  • Downton Abbey, Season 3 - Part 6 (#4306)

    A yearly cricket match with the village sees old scores settled and new plots hatched. [115 minutes]

  • Downton Abbey, Season 3 - Part 7 (#4307)

    The Crawleys head to a Scottish hunting lodge. New romances flare up and a crisis unfolds. [114 minutes]

  • Mr. Selfridge (1 of 8) (#4308)

    American Harry Selfridge moves heaven and earth to build his visionary department store in London. [114 minutes]

  • Mr. Selfridge (2 of 8) (#4309)

    Harry Gordon Selfridge skirts scandal by putting cosmetics at the front of his department store. [55 minutes]

  • Mr. Selfridge (3 of 8) (#4310)

    Ellen's future as the Spirit of Selfridge is on the line. Ballerina Anna Pavlova visits the store. [55 minutes]

  • Mr. Selfridge (4 of 8) (#4311)

    Spunky shop girl Agnes Towler returns to work. Harry and Rose face a moment of truth. [55 minutes]

  • Mr. Selfridge (5 of 8) (#4312)

    Mr. Grove takes over in Harry's absence, but faces irate temperance marchers and other challenges. [55 minutes]

  • Mr. Selfridge (6 of 8) (#4313)

    The story of Harry Gordon Selfridge, the visionary American founder of the London department store. [55 minutes]

  • Mr. Selfridge (7 of 8) (#4314)

    This mini-series is a dramatization of the real-life story of Harry Gordon Selfridge, the flamboyant and visionary American founder of the famous London department store that revolutionized the modern shopping experience. Created by Andrew Davies (Little Dorrit) with Jeremy Piven (Entourage) in the title role. [55 minutes]

  • Mr. Selfridge, Part 8 (#4315)

    Tragedy strikes on the day polar explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton comes to the store. [100 minutes]

  • The Paradise, Part One (#4329)

    Denise Lovett, a young and ambitious country girl, takes a job at a glittering department store. [115 minutes]

  • The Paradise, Part Two (#4330)

    A baby is found in the Ladieswear department and everyone is soon caught up in the commotion. [55 minutes]

  • The Paradise, Part Three (#4331)

    Miss Audrey falls ill and the rivalry between Denise and Clara intensifies. [55 minutes]

  • The Paradise, Part Four (#4332)

    Some light is shed on Jonas' past. Denise learns a lesson when her new idea doesn't go as planned. [55 minutes]

  • The Paradise, Part Five (#4333)

    Denise tries to keep her feelings for Moray to herself, but Miss Audrey sees telltale signs of love. [55 minutes]

  • The Paradise, Part Six (#4334)

    Denise proves her aptitude for business again, though not all the shopkeepers are easily convinced. [55 minutes]

  • The Paradise, Part Seven (#4335)

    As the big day approaches, Moray cannot deny his love for Denise and plans to call off the wedding. [55 minutes]

  • Downton Abbey Season 4, Part 1 (#4401)

    After Matthew's death, the family and servants try to cure Mary and Isobel of their depression. [114 minutes]

  • Downton Abbey Season 4, Part 2 (#4402)

    The fates of several characters converge at a glittering house party. Gregson impresses Robert. [54 minutes]

  • Downton Abbey Season 4, Part 3 (#4403)

    Love is in the air, and darker emotions too, as Mary, Edith, Tom and Anna each face a dilemma. [55 minutes]

  • Downton Abbey Season 4, Part 4 (#4404)

    Can Bates learn what's troubling Anna? Thomas installs a new ally and Alfred takes up cooking. [54 minutes]

  • Downton Abbey Season 4, Part 5 (#4405)

    Rose's surprise party for Robert risks scandal. Mary meets an old suitor. Edith gets troubling news. [55 minutes]

  • Downton Abbey Season 4, Part 6 (#4406)

    When Robert and Thomas make a sudden trip, everyone's life becomes more complicated. [54 minutes]

  • Downton Abbey Season 4, Part 7 (#4407)

    Robert and Thomas return from America. Bates disappears for a day and Edith prepares to go abroad. [70 minutes]

  • Downton Abbey Season 4, Part 8 (#4408)

    Lady Rose meets the Prince of Wales and faces a dilemma. Trouble plagues Cora's mother and brother. [114 minutes]

  • Mr. Selfridge, Season 2 (1 of 8) (#4412)

    Rose returns from America for the store's fifth anniversary. Agnes returns from training in Paris. [115 minutes]

  • Mr. Selfridge, Season 2 - Part 2 (#4413)

    Miss Mardle gets a lucky break, LeClair resurfaces and Loxley seeks Harry's help. [55 minutes]

  • Mr. Selfridge, Season 2 - Part 3 (#4414)

    The start of World War I spurs enlistment fever among the staff. LeClair has a mysterious obsession. [55 minutes]

  • Mr. Selfridge, Season 2 - Part 4 (#4415)

    Miss Mardle houses a handsome refugee and Harry has a showdown at cards with Loxley. [55 minutes]

  • Mr. Selfridge, Season 2 - Part 5 (#4416)

    Loxley's corrupt empire expands, LeClair lands in deep trouble and Harry joins the war effort. [55 minutes]

  • Mr. Selfridge, Season 2 - Part 6 (#4417)

    Members of the staff are dying at the front. Miss Mardle and her lodger fall in love [55 minutes]

  • Mr. Selfridge, Season 2 - Part 7 (#4418)

    Harry's secret service contact does him a favor and Mae and Loxley cross swords. [55 minutes]

  • Mr. Selfridge, Season 2 - Part 8 (#4419)

    Justice is served, and so is romance as soldiers return and others leave for the front. [115 minutes]

  • The Paradise, Season 2 - Part 1 (#4441)

    Time has not stood still since the wedding. Moray, Denise and Katherine reunite under a new regime. [56 minutes]

  • The Paradise, Season 2 - Part 2 (#4442)

    Fireworks ignite when a vendor named Clemence arrives from Paris and wedding bells ring. [56 minutes]

  • The Paradise, Season 2 - Part 3 (#4443)

    Moray locks horns with bosses Katherine and Tom to pick a new head of ladies-wear. [56 minutes]

  • The Paradise, Season 2 - Part 4 (#4444)

    Denise faces her first personnel problem, while Moray sets a desperate plan in motion. [56 minutes]

  • The Paradise, Season 2 - Part 5 (#4445)

    An heirloom watch incites sales, seduction and sorcery at the Paradise. [56 minutes]

  • The Paradise, Season 2 - Part 6 (#4446)

    Moray and Tom raise the stakes in their battle for The Paradise. Denise pursues her own plan. [56 minutes]

  • The Paradise, Season 2 - Part 7 (#4447)

    A ghost story brings Moray and Denise back together. A photographer makes a big impression on Clara. [54 minutes]

  • The Paradise, Season 2 - Part 8 (#4448)

    Clemence returns, bringing emotions to a boil. Denise, Moray and Tom reach a mutual understanding. [54 minutes]

  • Downton Abbey, Season 5 (1 of 9) (#4501)

    A working-class prime minister is elected. Robert is snubbed by the village. Edith plays with fire. [78 minutes]

  • Downton Abbey, Season 5 (2 of 9) (#4502)

    Rose hits on a strategy to get a radio in the house. Sarah tutors Daisy and an art historian arrives. [54 minutes]

  • Downton Abbey, Season 5 (3 of 9) (#4503)

    Mary and Lord Gillingham put their love to the test. Violet is reunited with an old friend. [55 minutes]

  • Downton Abbey, Season 5 - Episode 4 (#4504)

    Lord Merton delivers a bombshell to Isobel. Police suspicions deepen in an unexplained death. [54 minutes]

  • Downton Abbey, Season 5 - Episode 5 (#4505)

    Rose makes a handsome new acquaintance and Edith's link to Marigold draws attention. [55 minutes]

  • Downton Abbey, Season 5 - Episode 6 (#4506)

    While police deepen their probe, Bates tells Anna the truth. A long and painful mystery is solved. [55 minutes]

  • Downton Abbey, Season 5 - Episode 7 (#4507)

    Edith is found out, Mary finally shakes a suitor and Isobel and Lord Merton reveal their plans. [54 minutes]

  • Downton Abbey, Season 5 - Episode 8 (#4508)

    Someone tries to derail Rose and Atticus' happiness and Mrs. Patmore gets a surprise. [78 minutes]

  • Downton Abbey, Season 5 - Episode 9 (#4509)

    The Crawleys go to a shooting party in Northumberland and return to Downton for Christmas. [109 minutes]

  • Mr. Selfridge, Season 3 - Episode 1 (#4510)

    After the death of his beloved wife Rose, Harry and his family attempt to move on with their lives. [90 minutes]

  • Mr. Selfridge, Season 3 - Episode 2 (#4511)

    Harry attends a fateful auction. Henri has a flashback. Edwards' book instigates a crisis for Kitty. [53 minutes]

  • Mr. Selfridge, Season 3 - Episode 3 (#4512)

    Surprising accomplices turn up in the search for Kitty's assailants. Agnes and Henri call it quits. [53 minutes]

  • Mr. Selfridge, Season 3 (4 of 8) (#4513)

    When Locksley makes a surprise move, Harry ups the stakes. Princess Marie makes her own move. [53 minutes]

  • Mr. Selfridge, Season 3 (5 of 8) (#4514)

    Gordon's debut as store deputy skirts scandal. Kitty confronts her attackers. Doris has a dilemma. [53 minutes]

  • Mr. Selfridge, Season 3 - Episode 6 (#4515)

    Jeremy Piven stars as the flamboyant American entrepreneur who founded Selfridge's department store. [53 minutes]

  • Mr. Selfridge, Season 3 - Episode 7 (#4516)

    Jeremy Piven stars as the flamboyant American entrepreneur who founded Selfridge's department store. [53 minutes]

  • Mr. Selfridge, Season 3 - Episode 8 (#4517)

    Jeremy Piven stars as the flamboyant American entrepreneur who founded Selfridge's department store. [104 minutes]

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