An Unhappy Countess

Documentary film maker Paul Watson's play is based on the story of Mary Eleanor Bowes, a sensual young woman who inherited a legacy of six hundred thousand pounds, a huge sum in 1786.

Every adventurer in the land was seeking a slice of her good fortune, and she was to discover that nobody could be trusted.

Episodes

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Lady Strathmore....Susannah Harker

Stoney Bowes....John Lynch

Paddy's Progress....Robert Glenister

Walker....Russell Floyd

Gray....Nicholas Farrell

Mary Morgan....Joanne Froggatt

Mingay/Bate....Ian McNeice

Dorothey/Landlady....Sara Markland

Battie/Erskine....Ian Masters

Judge/Peacock....Keith Drinkel

Constable Smith/Vicar....Andrew Branch

Lucas/Witness Hull....Sam Dale

Witness Foot/Landlord....Ian Shaw

Servant....Tom Watson

20090904Documentary film maker Paul Watson's play is based on the story of Mary Eleanor Bowes, a sensual young woman who inherited a legacy of 600,000 pounds, a huge sum in 1786. Every adventurer in the land was seeking a slice of her good fortune, and she was to discover that nobody could be trusted.

Lady Strathmore....Susannah Harker

Stoney Bowes....John Lynch

Paddy's Progress....Robert Glenister

Walker....Russell Floyd

Gray....Nicholas Farrell

Mary Morgan....Joanne Froggatt

Mingay/Bate....Ian McNeice

Dorothey/Landlady....Sara Markland

Battie/Erskine....Ian Masters

Judge/Peacock....Keith Drinkel

Constable Smith/Vicar....Andrew Branch

Lucas/Witness Hull....Sam Dale

Witness Foot/Landlord....Ian Shaw

Servant....Tom Watson.

Paul Watson's play is based on the story of a woman who inherited a huge legacy in 1786.

2008041820090904Documentary film maker Paul Watson's play is based on the story of Mary Eleanor Bowes, a sensual young woman who inherited a legacy of six hundred thousand pounds, a huge sum in 1786.

Every adventurer in the land was seeking a slice of her good fortune, and she was to discover that nobody could be trusted.