Episodes

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GENOME:
[R4 BD=19961107]

Craig Warner's six-part comedy set in 18th-century France.

1: Noblesse Oblige Beaumarchais is anxious to climb the ladder of nobility, but Lepaute is blocking his path.

With Elaine Pyke , Denys Hawthorne. Jason O'Mara and Alex Lowe. Director Marion Nancarrow

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GENOME:
[R4 BD=19961107]

Unknown: Elaine Pyke

Unknown: Denys Hawthorne.

Unknown: Jason O'Mara

Unknown: Alex Lowe.

Director: Marion Nancarrow

Beaumarchais: Henry Goodman

Henri Lepaute: David Calder

Louis XV: Ronald Pickup

Madame de Pompadour: Ann Beach

Beaumarchais ' father: Stephen Thorne

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19961114]

Craig Warner's witty and irreverent six-part comedy set in 18th-century France. 2: Cause Celebre. How will the wily Beaumarchais contend with courtly crushes, rumours of war and a spot of illicit printing?

Director Marion Nancarrow

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19961114]

Director: Marion Nancarrow

Beaumarchais: Henry Goodman

Louise XV: Ronald Pickup

Princess Adelaide: Colleen Prendergast

Princess Sophie: Amanda Gordon

Goezman: Hugh Ross

Madame Pompadour/Odile: Ann Beach

Le Comte d'Artois/Duverney: Sean Baker

Beaumarchais's father: Stephen Thorne

La Blache/Dupaty: David Bannerman

Duchesse de Polignac: Joanna Monro

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19961121]

Craig Warner's irreverent six-part comedy set in 18th-century France. 3: Femme Fatale. To help offset his enormous debts, Beaumarchais is set a task by Louis XV, but it involves a very unusual woman.

Director Marion Nancarrow

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19961121]

Director: Marion Nancarrow

Beaumarchais: Henry Goodman

Lia de Beaumont: Bill Nighy

Louis XV: Ronald Pickup

Le Counte d'Artois: Sean Baker

Figaro: Sean Baker

Lord Rochford: David Timson

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19961128]

Craig Warner's irreverent six-part comedy set in 18th-century France. 4: Hors de Combat. Frantic after the death of Louis XV, Beaumarchais finds himself distracted by a milkmaid. with Alex Lowe , Kim Wall , Christopher Scott. loan Meredith, Jason O'Mara and Denys Hawthorne. Director Marion Nancarrow

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19961128]

Unknown: Alex Lowe

Unknown: Kim Wall

Unknown: Christopher Scott.

Unknown: Jason O'Mara

Unknown: Denys Hawthorne.

Director: Marion Nancarrow

Beaumarchais: Henry Goodman

Marie Antoinette: Siobhan Redmond

Le Comte d'Mois: Sean Baker

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19961205]

Craig Warner 's irreverent six-part comedy set in 18th-century France. 5: Droit d'Auteur. One tap of the censor's gavel and The Marriage of Figaro would disappear forever. It's time to hold a party ... with Sean Baker , Alex Lowe , Stephen Thorne , Joanna Monro , loan Meredith and David Bannerman. Director Marion Nancarrow

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19961205]

Unknown: Craig Warner

Unknown: Sean Baker

Unknown: Alex Lowe

Unknown: Stephen Thorne

Unknown: Joanna Monro

Unknown: David Bannerman.

Director: Marion Nancarrow

Beaumarchais: Henry Goodman

Marie Antoinette: Siobhan Redmond

Suard/Beggar: Ron Cook

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19961212]

Craig Warner's irreverent six-part comedy set in 18th-century France. 6: Le Mot Juste. Will the storming of the Bastille finally dampen Beaumarchais' spirits?

With Alex Lowe. Kim Wall and Christopher Scott

Director Marion Nancarrow

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19961212]

Unknown: Alex Lowe.

Unknown: Kim Wall

Unknown: Christopher Scott

Director: Marion Nancarrow

Beaumarchais: Henry Goodman

Marie Antoinette: Siobhan Redmond

Barber and Figaro: Sean Baker

Beaumarchais' Father: Stephen Thorne

Market women JOANNA: Monro/elaine Pyke