Howards End

‘Howards End’ to Premiere on Starz in April

Hayley Atwell looking incredible in a crop of the official Starz poster for "Howards End" (Photo: Starz)

The lavish new BBC adaptation of Howards End officially comes to America this Spring – on Starz. The premium cable network will air the four-part period drama beginning on Sunday, April 8.

Based on E.M. Forster’s classic novel of the same name, Howards End follows two unconventional and independent sisters – Margaret and Helen Schlegel – as they seek love and meaning in an ever-changing world. That’s the vaguest description of this story possible, which also includes love, loss, matchmaking, poor decisions, class issues, financial ruin and more.

Dated or Delightful? Howard's End

Anthony Hopkins and Emma Thompson in "Howard's End" (Courtesy of Ivory Merchant Productions)

How well do British movies from the past hold up? This time our Dated or Delightful series takes a look at the Academy Award-winning Howard's End on the occasion of its 25th anniversary.  Is it as enchanting and timeless as it was in 1992 or has it lost some of its Edwardian charm?