MASTERPIECE CLASSIC: Mr. Selfridge, Season 2
Airs Sundays, March 30 - May 18, 2014 at 9 p.m. on KPBS TV
Monday, March 17, 2014
The store never sleeps! Jeremy Piven (ENTOURAGE) reprises his role as London’s retail king, Harry Gordon Selfridge, for a second season of the series hailed as “addicting” by The Wall Street Journal. Created by Emmy® Award-winning writer Andrew Davies (PRIDE AND PREJUDICE), MR. SELFRIDGE, SEASON 2 costars Frances O’Connor (“Madame Bovary”), Aisling Loftus (“Page Eight”), Amanda Abbington (CASE HISTORIES) and Ron Cook (“Little Dorrit”).
Episode One airs Sunday, March 30, 2014 at 9 p.m. - Rose returns from America for the store’s fifth anniversary. Agnes returns from training in Paris. Lord Loxley returns to torture Lady Mae.
Episode Two airs Sunday, April 6, 2014 at 9 p.m. - Miss Mardle gets a lucky break. Leclair resurfaces. Loxley seeks Harry’s help. All await Churchill’s appearance at the store.
Episode Three airs Sunday, April 13, 2014 at 9 p.m. - The start of World War I spurs enlistment fever among the male staff. Ladies organize a benefit for refugees. Leclair has a mysterious obsession.
Episode Four airs Sunday, April 20, 2014 at 9 p.m. - Miss Mardle houses a handsome refugee. Thackeray spies on Leclair. Harry has a showdown at cards with Loxley.
Episode Five airs Sunday, April 27, 2014 at 9 p.m. - Loxley’s corrupt empire expands. Leclair lands in deep trouble. Victor and Agnes make plans. Harry joins the war effort.
Episode Six airs Sunday, May 4, 2014 at 9 p.m. - Members of the staff are dying at the front. Miss Mardle and her lodger fall in love. Leclair’s troubles deepen. So do Harry’s.
Episode Seven airs Sunday, May 11, 2014 at 9 p.m. - Harry’s secret service contact does him a favor. Mae and Loxley cross swords. Leclair gets good news—and bad.
Episode Eight airs Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 9 p.m. - Justice is served, and so is romance--as soldiers return, others leave for the front, and all at Selfridges keep calm and carry on.
MR. SELFRIDGE, SEASON 2 is a co-production of ITV Studios and MASTERPIECE and based on "Shopping, Seduction & Mr. Selfridge" by Lindy Woodhead. Kate Brooke is lead writer on the second season working alongside Kate O'Riordan, Dan Sefton and Andrew Davies. The producers are Cherry Gould and Jeremy Piven. The co-executive producer is Kate O'Riordan. The executive producers are Kate Lewis, Kate Brooke, Andrew Davies, and Rebecca Eaton.
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