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Episode 1

Love affairs, financial wrangles and murder - Anthony Trollope's political intrigues of a Victorian aristocratic family begin with Lady Glencora's search for romance and happiness.

Starring David Troughton as the Narrator, Ben Miles as Plantagenet Palliser, Sophie Thompson as Lady Glencora, Anastasia Hille as Alice Vavasor, Adrian Lukis as George Vavasor, Frances Jeater as Lady Monk, Mark Bazeley as John Grey, Bertie Carvel as Burgo Fitzgerald and Chris Moran as Scruby.

Dramatised from the novels in 12 parts by Martyn Wade.
Music by Elizabeth Parker.
Director: Cherry Cookson

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2004.

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1 hour

Last on

Fri 8 Sep 2017 03:00