Parade's End

Featuring "Sherlock" star Benedict Cumberbatch and Rebecca Hall and adapted by Tom Stoppard from a tetralogy of 1920s novels by Ford Madox Ford, HBO/BBC/VRT miniseries "Parade's End" exudes prestige.

The five episode arc, directed by Susanna White ("Generation Kill"), aired on BBC Two in August and screened at the Ghent Film Festival, and premieres in the US on HBO on Tuesday, February 26th at 9pm. The teaser below offers a look at Cumberbatch offering up the posh period thing he does so well. Adelaide Clemens, soon to be seen in the Sundance Channel original drama "Rectify," Rupert Everett and Miranda Richardson also star.