Mary Wesley's novel is deftly adapted for the small screen in this darkly comic British miniseries. Set against the backdrop of World War II, the story follows an upper-crust English family, actually an odd assortment of cousins, aunts and uncles, asthey go about their business at a summer home in Cornwall, seemingly unaffected by the war. Paul Eddington, Claire Bloom, Jennifer Ehle, Felicity Kendal, Rosemary Harris star. 4 1/2 hrs. on two discs. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo; biography; filmographies.