Episode 2

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Episode 2 of 5

Duration: 1 hour

While Sylvia and Christopher are reunited publicly, their relationship remains turbulent in private. In the run-up to war, Christopher finds himself torn between his marriage vows and his feelings for Valentine.


Christopher Tietjens
Benedict Cumberbatch
Sylvia Tietjens
Rebecca Hall
General Campion
Roger Allam
Sebastian Armesto
Father Consett
Ned Dennehy
Edith Duchemin
Anne-Marie Duff
Stephen Graham
Lady Claudine
Clare Higgins
Sir Reginald
Denis Lawson
Sylvestra Le Touzel
Tim McMullan
Mrs. Satterthwaite
Janet McTeer
Potty Perowne
Tom Mison
Geoffrey Palmer
Jamie Parker
Mrs Wannop
Miranda Richardson
Mary Richardson
Letty Butler
Hotel Husband
Gilly Gilchrist
Hotel Wife
Kathryn Howden
Michael Fitzgerald
Hullo Central (Evie)
Lucinda Raikes
Tom Stoppard


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