The Miniaturist | MASTERPIECE

Sep 11, 2018

Sundays, Sep. 9-24, 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | See what happens when a teen bride's new husband gives her an extraordinary wedding gift.

Golden Age Amsterdam comes alive in all its opulence and repressed sensuality in an adaptation of Jessie Burton’s bestselling novel The Miniaturist, starring Anya TaylorJoy (Split, The Witch), Romola Garai (Churchill’s Secret, The Hour) and Alex Hassell (Genius: Picasso, Suburbicon).

Part 1 | September 9
Nella marries to rescue her family from financial ruin. Her rich husband is not all she imagined, plus he gives her a very peculiar wedding gift.

Part 2 | September 16
Johannes makes a confession to Nella, promising no more secrets—but his enemies are already closing in. Otto disappears, and Marin reveals her own secret.

Part 3 | September 24
Johannes is on trial for his life. Marin also faces a life-or-death struggle. Nella takes charge of the sugar stockpile and the household.

The Miniaturist is a Forge production for the BBC co-produced with MASTERPIECE. Adapted by John Brownlow and directed by Guillem Morales, Getin Scourfield is the producer. The Executive Producers are Kate Sinclair and George Faber for The Forge, Elizabeth Kilgarriff for the BBC and Rebecca Eaton for MASTERPIECE. Filming is taking place in both Holland and the UK. It is distributed internationally by all3media.

The top-rated primetime show on PBS, MASTERPIECE celebrated its 45th anniversary in 2016. MASTERPIECE is presented on PBS by WGH Boston. Rebecca Eaton is executive producer. Funding for the series is provided by Viking Cruises and Farmers Insurace*** with additional support from public television viewers and contributors to The MASTERPIECE Trust. MASTERPIECE is known for presenting iconic shows such as Upstairs Downstairs, Prime Suspect, The Forstyle Saga, Poldark, Sherlock, Downton Abbey, and Victoria