Thursday, December 30, 2004

New Masterpiece Theater Series

On January 23, 2005 at 9 p.m., Masterpiece Theater will air “Island at War” -- a family drama focusing on a group of Channel Islanders adjusting to life under Nazi occupation during WWII. The occupation is on a scale unsurpassed during the war, with soldiers living side by side with the islanders. The cast includes James Wilby (“Bertie & Elizabeth”), Clare Holman (“Prime Suspect 6”), Julia Ford, Saskia Reeves and Philip Glenister. On PBS. For more info, see the show's "homepage:"

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