Robert Altman’s latest saga is a sprawling yet intimate upstairs/
Who here deserves to die? Who doesn’t? The list of potential victims — and potential murderers — is just about endless. This is the highest caliber of Masterpiece Theater cheese, politely seedy, deliciously droll, served up by a Anglophile’s dream cast: Maggie Smith, Michael Gambon, Kristin Scott Thomas, Jeremy Northam, Stephen Fry, Alan Bates, Helen Mirren, Emily Watson, Derek Jacobi, Clive Owen… and that’s not the entire cast, not by a long shot. You’ll think you’ve died and gone to PBS heaven.