King Of Bath

Episodes

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01By Any Other Name1999022220140611 (BBC7)
20160628 (BBC7)
20160702 (BBC7)

Beau Nash generates woe with his farcical predilection for fanciful fabrications.

Beau Nash generates woe with his farcical predilection for fanciful fabrications. Starring David Bamber. From February 1999.

A six-part comedy drama series by Arnold Evans casting the 18th-century dandy Richard (Beau) Nash in a series of adventures.

The real Nash became Master of Ceremonies in Bath in 1704 and was influential in transforming the town into a fashionable holiday centre.

1: `By Any Other Name'.

An heiress runs away with travelling players, and Beau Nash comes to the rescue.

With David Bamber.

Director Alison Hindell.

Andrew Wincott and Peter Gunn.

02Merely Players1999030120140618 (BBC7)
20160705 (BBC7)
20160706 (BBC7)

Beau Nash comes to the aid of a man threatened by a vengeful and jealous German Count.

Beau Nash comes to the aid of a man threatened by a vengeful and jealous German Count. Starring David Bamber. From March 1999.

A comedy series by Arnold Evans.

2: `Merely Players'.

A duelling count and a quack apothecary - only Beau Nash can give a looming tragedy a happy ending.

With David Bamber, Eiry Thomas and Andrew Wincott.

Director Alison Hindell.

Andrew Wincott and Peter Gunn.

03Ars Brevis1999030820140625 (BBC7)
20160712 (BBC7)
20160713 (BBC7)

Beau Nash tries to hides his Welsh origins to get royal approval for his cordial.

Beau Nash tries to hides his Welsh origins to get royal approval for his cordial. Starring David Bamber. From March 1999.

A comedy series by Arnold Evans.

3: `Ars Brevis'.

No true gentleman would speak Welsh, but Nash finds that revealing his roots is the only way to secure a fortune.

With David Bamber and Eiry Thomas.

Director Alison Hindell.

Andrew Wincott and Peter Gunn.

04Suffer Little Children1999031520140702 (BBC7)
20160719 (BBC7)
20160720 (BBC7)

Ambrose needs Uncle Beau's support when he steals some orphans to start a school.

Ambrose needs Uncle Beau's support when he steals some orphans to start a school. Stars David Bamber. From March 1999.

A comedy series by Arnold Evans.

4: `Suffer Little Children'.

Ambrose dreams of running a school and hopes Nash will help him with his scheme to acquire pupils.

With David Bamber and Eiry Thomas.

Director Alison Hindell.

Andrew Wincott and Peter Gunn.

05Blessed Are We1999032220140709 (BBC7)
20160726 (BBC7)
20160727 (BBC7)

Can a fine upright moral guardian like Dr Collins ever be compromised? Beau Nash tries.

Can a fine upright moral guardian like Dr Collins ever be compromised? Beau Nash tries. Stars David Bamber. From March 1999.

A comedy series by Arnold Evans.

5: `Blessed Are We'.

A Methodist minister threatens to cause the ruination of Bath unless Nash, with Fanny's help, can dissuade him.

With David Bamber and Andrew Wincott.

Director Alison Hindell.

Andrew Wincott and Peter Gunn.

06 LASTThe Clockwork Man1999032920140716 (BBC7)
20160802 (BBC7)
20160803 (BBC7)

Can Beau Nash track down a highway man known as the Avon Avenger? Stars David Bamber and Andrew Wincott. From March 1999.

A six-part comedy series by Arnold Evans.

6: The Clockwork Man.

Nash turns detective to track down a highwayman, but all the clues point back at himself.

With David Bamber, Eiry Thomas and Stephen Thorne.

Director Alison Hindell.

Andrew Wincott and Peter Gunn.

Can Beau Nash track down a highway man known as the Avon Avenger?