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Two Different Sets of People

by Anthony Trollope, dramatised by Nick Warburton

For young Mark Robarts, life as the Vicar of Framley can sometimes feel a little too quiet. So, risking the wrath of Lady Lufton and leaving his wife and children, he heads off for the allure of country house parties, little knowing the repercussions which are in store.

Music composed by David Robin, Jeff Meegan and Julian Gallant

Produced & directed by Marion Nancarrow

Framley Parsonage is the fourth book in the Barchester Chronicles and the focus moves to Framley and its young vicar, Mark Robarts. Friend of the local landowner's son, the dashing Lord Lufton, Mark cannot resist the lure of celebrity beyond his own village. But he's to risk everything in his ambitious pursuits, including his devoted wife and children and his sister's happiness.

The Barchester Chronicles is Anthony Trollope's much-loved series of witty, gently satirical stories of provincial life set within the fictional cathedral town of Barchester and the surrounding county of Barsetshire. With a focus on the lives, loves and tribulations of the local clergy and rural gentry, the canvas is broad and colourful, with a wonderful set of iconic characters whose lives we become intimately involved in as they grow up, grow old and fall in or out of love and friendship across the years.

Release date:

58 minutes

Last on

Sat 6 Sep 2014 21:00


Role Contributor
Mrs BaxterMaggie Steed
Mark RobartsPip Carter
Fanny RobartsCharity Wakefield
Lady LuftonKate Buffery
Lord LuftonJoe Coen
Lucy RobartsSarah Ovens
Mr SowerbyNicholas Farrell
Miss DunstableHattie Morahan
Mrs ProudieJoanna Monro
Harold SmithClive Hayward
Dr ForrestClive Hayward
Mrs SmithElaine Claxton
DollyElaine Claxton
GriseldaSarah Sweeney
Dr RobartsDavid Cann
GroomDavid Cann
WaiterDavid Cann
CulpepperDavid Cann
DirectorMarion Nancarrow
AdaptorNick Warburton
AuthorAnthony Trollope