THE AMBASSADORS, adapted by Graham White from the Henry James novel centres on the predicament of Lambert Strether, a fifty-something New Englander lately arrived in Paris. Henry Goodman stars as the hapless protagonist in a novel many critics find James' finest.
EPISODE 1 Strether has been sent to the city to persuade the fun-living son of his wealthy fiancee back home in Woolett to return home. But now Strether too falls under the spell of Paris. .
Lambert Strether Henry Goodman
Chad Orlando Seale
Madame Marie De Vionnet Joanna Bergin
Maria Gostrey/Portress Clare Lawrence-Moody
John Little Bilham Rikki Lawton
Waymarsh Paul Moriarty
Sarah Pocock/Duchess Adjoa Andoh
Jim Pocock James Lailey
Miss Barrace Tracy Wiles
Andre Carl Prekopp
Gloriani/Lazlo Adam Billington
Jeanne Victoria Inez-Hardy
Directed by Peter Kavanagh.