Masterpiece's careful, visually gorgeous new adaptation of E. M. Forster’s 1910 novel Howards End has a tough act to follow, namely the much-loved 1992 Merchant Ivory film starring such British acting greats as Anthony Hopkins, Emma Thompson, and Vanessa Redgrave.The four-part BBC-STARZ adaptation, written by Kenneth Lonnergan, whose writing/directing credits include Gangs of … The social and class divisions in early 20th century England through the intersection of three families - the wealthy Wilcoxes, the gentle and idealistic Schlegels and the lower-middle class Basts. Howards End: Episode 2. Episode 4. 87% TOMATOMETER Follow two independent and unconventional sisters and the men in their lives as they seek love and meaning while navigating an ever-changing world in this fresh take on E.M. Forster’s masterpiece. Based on E.M. Forster's classic novel, the miniseries adaptation of "Howards End" is a portrayal of England at the turn of the 20th century told through the lens of three families: the intellectual Schlegels, the wealthy and prejudiced Wilcoxes and the working-class Basts. Hayley Atwell shines in Howards End, a beautiful, if borderline superficial, adaptation of a much-revered book. Margaret refuses to punish Henry for his past misdeeds. January 12, 2020. Episode 3 Mrs. Wilcox's family is surprised by her final request, and the Schlegels face eviction. The Merchant-Ivory adaptation of E.M. Forster's "Howards End" is a flat out masterpiece. February 2, 2020. Howards End: Episode 4. Howards End I t’s rare to find a happy ending that’s sincere without being sickly, but the sun-dappled finale of BBC One’s excellent Howards End pulled it off. January 19, 2020. With Matthew Macfadyen, Hayley Atwell, Philippa Coulthard, Alex Lawther. Howards End on MASTERPIECE. Mrs. Wilcox's family is surprised by her final request, and the Schlegels face eviction. Period drama fans have a lot to celebrate in the new year - the lavish new Howards End is coming to PBS Masterpiece!.

Margaret and Tibby enlist Henry’s help to resolve issues at Howards End—where the three families finally have a showdown. Howards End: Episode 1.
Helen leaves abruptly for Europe without explanation. On her deathbed, Ruth bequests her house, Howards End, to Margaret, but this is deemed non-binding by her family, and Margaret doesn't hear of the inheritance.

Episodes. The social and class divisions in early 20th century England through the intersection of three families - the wealthy Wilcoxes, the gentle and idealistic Schlegels and the lower-middle class Basts. At Howard's End, three families finally have a showdown. Meanwhile, Margaret's sister Helen (Helena Bonham Carter) has taken a philanthropic interest in Leonard Bast (Samuel West), a poor, working class man. With Matthew Macfadyen, Hayley Atwell, Philippa Coulthard, Alex Lawther.