The Onedin Line (1971–1980)

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James Onedin marries Anne Webster in order to get his hands on a ship. However the marriage turns out to be one of true love. James is ruthless in his attempt to get a shipping line started... See full summary »

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1980 | 1979 | 1978 | 1977 | 1976 | 1974 | 1973 | 1972 | 1971
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Peter Gilmore ...
 James Onedin / ... (91 episodes, 1971-1980)
Jessica Benton ...
 Elizabeth Frazer / ... (91 episodes, 1971-1980)
Howard Lang ...
 Captain Baines / ... (91 episodes, 1971-1980)
Mary Webster ...
 Sarah Onedin (53 episodes, 1971-1979)
Brian Rawlinson ...
 Robert Onedin (41 episodes, 1971-1978)
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James Onedin marries Anne Webster in order to get his hands on a ship. However the marriage turns out to be one of true love. James is ruthless in his attempt to get a shipping line started in Liverpool of the 1860s. Written by Jim Burke <burkeji@forfas.ie>

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15 October 1971 (UK)  »

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The show was praised for its locations and use of genuine historical vessels. Along with day-to-day drama, romance, and business dealings, the series also tackled social and economic issues of the time, such as slavery. See more »

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Opening music from Khachaturian: Spartacus-Suite
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Exciting Sunday evening TV
10 December 2000 | by (UK) – See all my reviews

This series was immensely popular in Britain during the 1970's. Its combination of boardroom antics and exciting seafaring action had Sunday evening audiences hooked. Containing some excellent location work and a memorable musical score, this was costume drama at its best.


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