The Pallisers (1974– )
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Glencora confides to Alice, now her companion, of her love for Burgo Fitzgerald as George Vasavor is forced to raise money for his by-election campaign.

Director:

Hugh David

Writers:

Anthony Trollope (based on the novels of), Simon Raven (written for television by)

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Susan Hampshire ... Glencora
Philip Latham ... Plantagenet
Caroline Mortimer Caroline Mortimer ... Alice Vavasor
Gary Watson ... George Vavasor
Sonia Dresdel ... Marchioness of Auld Reekie
Fabia Drake ... Countess of Midlothian
Roger Livesey ... Duke of St. Bungay
Helen Christie ... Lady Monk
Barry Justice ... Burgo Fitzgerald
John Stratton ... Mr. Bott
Moray Watson ... Barrington Erle
Donald Pickering ... Dolly Longstaffe
John Glyn-Jones John Glyn-Jones ... John Vavasor
Donald Eccles ... Squire Vavasor
Karin MacCarthy Karin MacCarthy ... Kate Vavasor
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Storyline

Alice Vavasor visits her cousin Glencora who is thrilled to have someone in the house she can talk to. Alice is still engaged but in no hurry to marry it seems. Glencora suggests she get on with it before she is given away to some man as a piece of property, as she was. Glencora hasn't produced an heir which has been a major disappointment to her husband Plantagenet. She confides in her cousin that having seen Bungo Fitzgerald again in Switzerland, she is now convinced he is the man she really wants. When she learns that she and Plantagenet are to visit Lady Monk, Bungo's aunt, after Christmas she is worried about her reaction when she inevitability sees Bungo again. For his part, Burgo Fitzgerald is still out to get Glencora as his own. George Vavasor is to stand for election and needs money so he turns to Alice. They decide on their future. Written by garykmcd

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Genres:

Drama | Romance

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 February 1974 (UK) See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Alice Vavasor: I learned one must give one's heart its freedom while you still can.
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