Coming to Masterpiece

Period Drama 'The Collection' Comes to Masterpiece This Fall

The dramatic key art for "The Collection" (Photo: Courtesy of Lookout Point and MASTERPIECE)

Costume drama fans have a lot to look forward to this Fall. Poldark is coming back for its highly anticipated third season in October, alongside a second season of heartwarming period drama The Durrells in Corfu. But that’s not all – splashy drama The Collection is also slated to debut on PBS’ Masterpiece this October, adding a dash of high fashion and scandalous intrigue to our Sunday nights.

Look: First Photo From Upcoming Drama ‘Death Comes to Pemberley’

Gather ‘round, Jane Austen fans, there’s finally some news to share about the small screen adaptation of Pride and Prejudice sequel Death Comes to Pemberley.

The three-part adaptation is based on the 2011 P.D. James novel of the same name, which tells the story of famous Austen couple Elizabeth Bennet and Fitzwilliam Darcy six years into their marriage and combines a look at their life together with a murder mystery.

The drama stars Matthew Rhys as Darcy, The Blechley Circle’s Anna Maxwell Martin as Lizzie, Matthew Goode as Wickham and Doctor Who companion Jenna Coleman as Lydia.

Now the first promotional image featuring the four leads has been released. See for a bigger version for yourselves below:

 

Get Your First Look at 1960s Medical Drama 'Breathless', Coming to PBS in 2014!

Another British series has joined the list of intriguing imports we can expect from across the pond next year – period drama Breathless will be coming to Masterpiece next year on PBS stations nationwide.

The upcoming six-part drama will focus on the lives of a group of doctors and nurses working in a London hospital in the 1960s. The series is set in a busy gynecology unit in 1961, during a time when abortion was still illegal, the contraceptive pill was only just available to married women and moral codes were shifting.

Read on for more details.