The Bretts, I: (Episode 1)

Oct 11, 1987 on PBS at 9:00 PM


Masterpiece Theatre Season 17 begins with this 8-part series about the Bretts, a 1920s family of sweepingly self-indulgent thespians whose fame is bigger than their bank accounts. In the opening episode, patriarch Charles Brett accepts a new acting... (more) role, hires a young secretary which upsets his wife Lydia and attempts to purchase the Princess Theatre.

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