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Season: 1
Year: 1974 | 1975


Season 1


Season 1, Episode 1: Pritan

30 December 1974


Jeremy Kemp ... Lucius
Bernard Archard ... Felix
Frederick Jaeger ... Caradoc
William Marlowe ... Adhmin
Paul Darrow ... Marcellus
Claire Davenport ... Boudicca
Joan Rhodes ... Cartimandua
Victor Lucas ... Epatticus
Michael Brennan ... Brigantian chieftan
John Atkinson ... Chief druid
Michelle Scott ... Refugee woman
Ryan Davies ... Chief bard

Season 1, Episode 2: The Lost Island

6 January 1975


Richard Johnson ... Claudius

Arthur Lowe ... Epillicus, the Barber
Sheila Brennan ... Julia
Donald Gee ... Rufus

Paul Copley ... Viventius

William Morgan Sheppard ... Sabinianus (as Morgan Sheppard)
Ian Fairbairn ... Justinianus
John Sharp ... Valerius

David Prowse ... Hnaudifida
Lewis Fiander ... Felicio
Helen Dorward ... Placida
Brian Deacon ... Flavius
Karan David ... Verecunda
Chris Dillinger ... Lucco
Michael Da Costa ... Slave seller

Roland Curram ... Slave buyer
Jessica Swift ... Regina

Season 1, Episode 3: The Coming of the Cross

13 January 1975


Leo McKern ... King Penda

Robert Hardy ... King Oswy
Eric Lander ... The General

Esmond Knight ... Penda's father

Edward Wilson ... Benet
Denys Hawthorne ... The Confessor
Michael Nightingale ... The Abbot
Robert East ... Edwin
John Golightly ... Edwin's thegn
Alex Scott ... Paulinus
Oliver Maguire ... Aidan
Luke Batchelor ... Young Bede

Philip Jackson ... Boatman

David Robb ... Penda's thegn
George Romanov ... Interpreter
Harry Webster ... Saxon priest

Season 1, Episode 4: King Alfred

20 January 1975


Alan Howard ... King Alfred

Anna Massey ... Queen Ealhswith

Brian Blessed ... Guthrum
Evin Crowley ... Fat Legs
Daphne Heard ... Old woman

Patrick Stewart ... Wulfric
William Simons ... Hair Face
John Franklyn-Robbins ... Olaf
Kevin Stoney ... Odda
Geoffrey Hinsliff ... Saxon soldier
Colin Starkey ... Saxon soldier
Sherrie Hewson ... Girl
Peter Clough ... Monk

Season 1, Episode 5: The Saxon Dusk

27 January 1975

Season 1, Episode 6: The Conquerors

3 February 1975

Season 1, Episode 7: A Sprig of Broom

10 February 1975

John Barrett ... John Freeman
William Bond ... Clerk
Bette Bourne ... Nicholas (as Peter Bourne)
Julian Curry ... Hubert
Jimmy Gardner ... Priest

Julian Glover ... Richard de Anstey
Davyd Harries ... Terric Bolloc
Peter Howell ... Samson
Sara Kestelman ... Maud de Anstey
Jon Laurimore ... Richard de Lucy

Clive Revill ... King Henry II

Elizabeth Sellars ... Mabelle
Sydney Tafler ... Haskelot

Season 1, Episode 8: Silver Giant, Wooden Dwarf

17 February 1975

Dinsdale Landen ... William the Ewerer
Kenneth Griffith ... King John

Patrick Troughton ... Hainault
David Kernan ... Blondel
Ronald Lacey ... Peter of Pomfret
Terry Wale ... Louis the Bathman
Clinton Greyn ... Richard Lionheart

Roger Hammond ... Baron
John Hughes ... Roland
Michael Davis ... Fleance
Paul Humpoletz ... Mayor

David Bailie ... Bertram
Colin Edwynn ... Bernard
Paul Shelley ... Norman man-at-arms
Peter Bex ... English man-at-arms
Noel Coleman ... Master Marshall
Diana Berriman ... Margaret
Janet Henfrey ... Charlotte
Kenton Moore ... Head Constable
Edward Burnham ... Priest
Gene Foad ... Servant
Wendy Wax ... Robert
Jason James ... Roger the Bald
Guy Ransom ... Assistant Constable
Crispin Thomas ... Phillip
Doug Wootton ... Band

Season 1, Episode 9: On the Anvil

24 February 1975

Season 1, Episode 10: The Wallace

3 March 1975


Brian Cox ... William Wallace
Stephen Murray ... King Edward I

Fulton Mackay ... Bishop Wishart
Jack Watson ... Jop
Ralph Truman ... Earl of Surrey
John Cairney ... Steward of Scotland
John Dunn-Hill ... Tam
Leon Sinden ... Hugh de Cressingham

Trader Faulkner ... Sir Peter Malory
Jack Galloway ... Sir Andrew of Moray
Lucy Appleby ... Queen Margaret
Malcolm Hayes ... Lennox
Stuart McGugan ... Auchinlech
Michael McKevitt ... Menteith

James Cosmo ... Robert Bruce
Robert Tayman ... Percy
Denis McCarthy ... William de Ormesby
Stuart Mungall ... John Comyn
Jack McKenzie ... Lord March
John Young ... Monk
Archie Fisher ... Ballad singer

Season 1, Episode 11: Shouts and Murmurs

10 March 1975


Michael Jayston ... Henry, Bishop of Norwich
David Daker ... John Bradwater

Gabrielle Lloyd ... Alice Bradwater
John Stratton ... The Prior
Gordon Gostelow ... The Friar

Paul Gregory ... Roger de Harleston
John Duttine ... Richard Murlyn
Peter Geddis ... Robert
David Neal ... Edward
Anna Wing ... Margaret
Michael Golden ... Baker
Geoffrey Staines ... Mayor
Richard Willis ... Boy
Bernadette Windsor ... Matilda
Hilary Sesta ... Bertha
Winifred Sabine ... Winifred
Bridget Wood ... Woman
Brian Grellis ... Simon
Tom Durham ... Monk

Season 1, Episode 12: A Wilderness of Roses

17 March 1975


Gemma Jones ... Margaret Paston

Tom Chadbon ... John Paston
Tony Steedman ... William Paston
June Brown ... Agnes Paston
Terrence Hardiman ... Richard Calle
Valerie Holliman ... Margery Paston
Julian Somers ... John Mauteby
Marcelle Samett ... Margaret Mauteby
Denis Lill ... Lord Moleyns
Donald Morley ... Judge Yelverton
John Bott ... Sir John Fastolfe
John Normington ... Friar Brackley

Michael Sheard ... Archbishop
Anthony Langdon ... Turnkey
Frank Moorey ... Man in pillory
Martin Heller ... Father Gloys
Preston Lockwood ... Doctor
Paul McDowell ... 1st Guest
Julia Breck ... 2nd Guest
Hamish Roughead ... 3rd Guest
Philip Anthony ... Sir Thomas Howes
Roy Pattison ... Ned Arkwell
Robert Hartley ... Manservant
Jay Neill ... Clerk
Barrie Gosney ... Court officer
Marc Neighbour ... Walter Paston

Season 1, Episode 13: The Whip of Heaven

24 March 1975

Robert Lang ... Hugh Goodrest

T.P. McKenna ... Dr. Layton
Carleton Hobbs ... Abbot William
Elizabeth Bell ... Ann Goodrest
Derek Newark ... Sir John Dudley
George Innes ... Thomas
Martin Neil ... Jack
Geoffrey Beevers ... Philip
John Woodnutt ... Brother Martin
Peter Sproule ... Brother Samson
Douglas Milvain ... Brother Francis
Frederick Hall ... Brother Paul
Beryl Nesbitt ... Woman
Sue Bishop ... Nun
Derrick Slater ... Man
Doug Wootton ... Minstrel

Season 1, Episode 14: A Rich and Beautiful Empire

31 March 1975

John Turner ... Sir Walter Raleigh
Alfred Lynch ... King James I

Gareth Thomas ... Laurence Kemys
John Nettleton ... Sir Francis Bacon
Hugh Dickson ... Sir Robert Cecil
Peter Halliday ... Sir George Carew
Richard Morant ... George Villiers
Graham Armitage ... Lord Cobham
Basil Dignam ... Lord Henry Howard

Tony Osoba ... Leonard
Ann Morrish ... Lady Elizabeth
Robert Gillespie ... Sir William Wade
Noel Johnson ... Chief Justice Popham
Neville Jason ... Count Gondomar
Frank Duncan ... Sir James Hay
Steven Scott ... Harry, the Indian
Kevin Brennan ... Sailor
Hugh Janes ... Wat Raleigh

Season 1, Episode 15: America! America!

7 April 1975

Robert Keegan ... William Brewster
Alfred Lynch ... King James I
Peter Bourke ... Wrastle Brewster
Cherith Mellor ... Mary Brewster
Stephen Bill ... Love Brewster
Bruce Bould ... William Bradford
John Tordoff ... John Robinson
Keith Smith ... Stephen Hopkins
Joby Blanshard ... Captain Jones
Barry Linehan ... Thomas Weston
Ray Mort ... Church Commissioner
Nancy Nevinson ... Anna Guggenhoff
Tina Heath ... Gretl
Harold Innocent ... Archbishiop Bancroft
Sam Avent ... Adventurer
Jimmy Mac ... Adventurer
Paul Sadler ... Brewster child
Philip Sadler ... Brewster child

Patsy Kensit ... Brewster child
Rebecca Bridge ... Brewster child

Season 1, Episode 16: March On, Boys!

14 April 1975


Ian Hendry ... William Davenant
Clive Francis ... John Loxley
Polly James ... Titania

Annette Crosbie ... Elizabeth Rush
Neil McCarthy ... Thomas Rush

Guy Rolfe ... Earl of Strafford
Patrick Barr ... Sir Jacob Astley
Bernard Hepton ... Oliver Cromwell
Joanna Lloyd ... Alice Rush
Peter Pratt ... Archbishop Laud
Steve Emerson ... Labourer
Ray Roberts ... Italian priest
Andrew Lane ... Chaplain
Daniel Brian ... King Charles I
Jean Sadgrove ... Queen Henrietta Maria
Paul Ambrose ... Charles, Prince of Wales
Clare Welch ... Prudence
Liz Bagley ... Doctrine
Karen Rabinowitz ... Discipline
Thorey Mountain ... Concord
Christopher Robinson ... Discord
Nikki Heard ... Peace
Jane Kells ... Plenty
Steve Ismay ... Soldier

Season 1, Episode 17: The Agreement of the People

21 April 1975

Bernard Hepton ... Oliver Cromwell
Charles Kay ... Sir Thomas Fairfax

John Woodvine ... Colonel John Hewson
Tony Selby ... John Church

Jack Shepherd ... Cornet Henry Denne
Robin Ellis ... Major White
Michael Halsey ... 1st Corporal
Michael Brodie ... 1st Trooper
Derek Lamden ... 2nd Trooper
Raymond Adamson ... Colonel Adrian Scroope
Peter Clay ... Colonel Thomas Harrison
John Malcolm ... Colonel John Okey
Ralph Arliss ... Surgeon
Oliver Smith ... Trooper John Cantloe
Ken Kitson ... Muster Corporal
Graham Faulkner ... Trooper John Watkinson

Greg Hicks ... QM Miles Sindercombe
John White ... Corporal Thomas Perkins
Frederick Marks ... Trooper Anthony Sedley
Lance Aston ... Trooper Thomas Atkins
Andrew McCulloch ... Trooper William Doegood
Tom Marshall ... Trooper John Bishop
Peter Armitage ... Trooper John Steel
Geoffrey Beevers ... Voice

Oliver Cotton ... Trooper John Roper
Chris Cregan ... Trooper Matthew Brown

Season 1, Episode 18: A Bill of Mortality

28 April 1975


Michael Kitchen ... John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester
Denis Quilley ... King Charles II
Isabel Dean ... Anne, Lady Rochester
Diana Rayworth ... Barbara, Countess of Castlemaine
Yvonne Edgell ... Deborah Gedge
Sheila Ruskin ... Frances
Kate Nicholls ... Olivia
Susan Richards ... Nan Gumble
Rhys McConnochie ... Rev. Robert Parsons
Henry Woolf ... Mr. Chiffinch
Colin Jeavons ... Hon. Robert Boyle
John Bryans ... Sir Wiliam Petty
John McKelvey ... Prince Rupert
Peter Needham ... John Evelyn
Arthur Cox ... John Wallis
David Roper ... Christopher Wren
Peter Benson ... Robert Hooke, MA
Maurice Colbourne ... Dr. Gedge

Tony Haygarth ... Mr. Boghurst

Season 1, Episode 19: The Derry Boys

5 May 1975

Sam Kydd ... George Campsie
Sheila Manahan ... Alice Campsie
William Hamilton ... Henry Campsie
Jean Taylor Smith ... Nellie Falls
George Sewell ... Colonel Michelburn

Miles Anderson ... Rev. Dr. Walker
Wesley Murphy ... Captain Thomas Ashe
Patrick McAlinney ... Mayor
Graham Ashley ... Alderman Tomkins
Alastair Hunter ... Alderman Irwin
Erik Chitty ... Dr. Ezekiel Hopkins
Stanley McGeagh ... Harry Corlett
Allan McClelland ... Jack Quayle
Phyllis MacMahon ... Mrs. Cunyngham
Paddy Joyce ... Lazarian
Oliver Dunbar ... Dr. Hopkins' Secretary

Season 1, Episode 20: The Fine Art of Bubble-Blowing

12 May 1975


Tom Conti ... Tom Mackenzie
Rita Webb ... Mrs. Trundle
Arthur Mullard ... Jack Plaster
James Mellor ... Charlie Scrape
Philip Stone ... Barnaby Stickle
Wolfe Morris ... Robert Walpole
Trevor Martin ... Mr. Baxter
Gretchen Franklin ... Mrs. Baxter
Tina Martin ... Dolly
Deirdre Costello ... Virgin Maggie
Arthur Hewlett ... Rev. Cheshire
Kenneth Benda ... Lord Grabble
Bill Stewart ... John Gudgeon
Katie Flower ... Lucy Gudgeon
Kenneth Colley ... Ancient beau
Herbert Ramskill ... Beggar
John Rapley ... George I
Timothy Peters ... Army officer
Nicolette McKenzie ... Actress
Stephen Bateman ... Announcer
Joolia Cappleman ... Whore
Gordon Faith ... Citizen
Chris Gannon ... Thug
Walter Hall ... Citizen

Roger Lloyd Pack ... Thug (as Roger Lloyd-Pack)
Gordon Salkilld ... Citizen
Kenneth Waller ... Citizen

Season 1, Episode 21: O Canada

19 May 1975
Drama about a Scottish family's decision to emigrate to Canada in the late-18th Century, due to harsh difficulties in Scotland including the tragic Highland Clearances. Also portrays what the family faced in Canada once they got there.
Patrick Allen ... Donald MacAmnay
Ralph Michael ... MacGregor
Malcolm Rennie ... MacDonnell
Craig McFarlane ... Jamie MacAmnay
Peter Mackriel ... Pickpocket
Charlie Stewart ... Grandfather MacAmnay
Michael Ripper ... Captain Smythe
Anthony Boden ... Captain Johnson

Ian Charleson ... John Ross
Lawrence Douglas ... Angus MacAmnay
Andrew Downie ... Sergeant
Erin Geraghty ... Margaret MacAmnay
Wendy Gifford ... Katherine MacAmnay
Earl Green ... Indian
Ella Milne ... Mrs. Chisholme
Katherine Stark ... Mrs. MacDonnell

Season 1, Episode 22: Liberty Tree

26 May 1975

Season 1, Episode 23: Mother India

2 June 1975

Rodney Bewes ... Bob Pott
Chris Gable ... Jack Cleveland
Geoffrey Bayldon ... Samuel Jenks
Barbara Lott ... Lady Cleveland
Michael Barrington ... General Barker
John Cater ... Warren Hastings
Renu Setna ... Nobkissen
Margery Withers ... Mrs. Johnson
Kenneth Watson ... John MacPherson
Minoo Golvala ... Gopal
Declan Mulholland ... Augustus Hicky
Jan Francis ... Amelia Wrangham
Myles Hoyle ... Richard Sykes
Nicholas Young ... Phineas Hall
Jamila Massey ... Bahu Begum
Soltan Lalani ... Jawar (as Sultan Lalani)

Season 1, Episode 24: Mutiny

9 June 1975


Edward Fox ... Aaron Graham

Charles Gray ... Duke of Portland
Alan Lake ... Valentine Joyce

Nigel Stock ... Earl Howe
Philip Madoc ... Williams
John Justin ... Vice-Admiral Buckner
Michael Culver ... Earl Spencer
John Forgeham ... John Morice
Ian Hogg ... Richard Parker
Jacqueline Pearce ... Mrs. Parker
Lisa Harrow ... Mrs. Graham
John Ruddock ... Old seaman
Frank Wylie ... Evan Nepean
Penny Irving ... Red Maggie
Evie Garratt ... Marjory
Hugh Martin ... Seaman Clay
Bill Rourke ... Seaman Rogers
Howard Bell ... Boatswain
Simon Turner ... Midshipman
Peter Rutherford ... Secretary
David Kincaid ... Seaman

Season 1, Episode 25: True Patriots All

16 June 1975


Ray Barrett ... Leo Hennessey
Barry Jackson ... George Loveless
Nickolas Grace ... James Loveless
John Blain ... Thomas Standfield
Thomas Ellice ... John Standfield (as Martin C. Thurley)
Raymond Mason ... Mr. Newman
Ian Jentle ... James Brine
John Gulliver ... James Hammett
Richard Mathews ... Lord Melbourne
David King ... King William IV
Norman Tyrrell ... Joseph Hume
Maryann Turner ... Betsy Loveless
Sally Mates ... Sarah Loveless
Barbara Hickmott ... Harriet Hammett
Guy Deghy ... William de Gillern
Alan Judd ... Daniel O'Connell

Ian Clegg ... Augustus Lamb
John Byron ... Judge Williams
Alfred Hoffman ... Clerk of court
Ken Plested ... Prison officer
Lawrence Davidson ... Governor Arthur
Robert Russell ... Convict overseer
John Gay ... Government official
Jeanne Starbuck ... Queen Adelaide
Audrey Leybourne ... Dinniah Standfield
Keith Jayne ... Georgie

Season 1, Episode 26: Death of Liberty

23 June 1975

Bryan Marshall ... James Ings
Roland Culver ... Lord Sidmouth
Heather Page ... Celia
George Baizley ... Davidson
Terry Bale ... Man with cart
David Battley ... Edwards

Peter Bowles ... Thistlewood
Dennis Cleary ... Smithers
Terence Conoley ... Hunt
Ellis Dale ... Chaplain
Ken Halliwell ... Officer

Derek Smith ... Brunt
Geoffrey Toone ... Lord Castlereagh
Donald Webster ... Tidd

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