Television: One Hit, Two Misses

Big stars in small shows

The Collection (Oct. 25, PBS, 9 p.m. E.D.T.). Not terribly much happens during this hour-long play by Harold Pinter. Phones ring at odd times of night. A London boutique owner unexpectedly drops in on a dress designer who lives in a baroque town house down the road. Two men almost stage a duel with delicate cheese knives. A husband fears that his wife may have had an affair in a hotel room in Leeds. Not much happens during The Collection, but by the time the play is over at...

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