The Pallisers (1974)

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Follows the novels of Anthony Trollope. Beginning with the forced Marriage of Susan Hampshire's character, Glencora, the lives of the friends and children of this couple are the subject of ... See full summary »

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Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Susan Hampshire ...
 Glencora / ... (26 episodes, 1974)
Philip Latham ...
 Plantagenet / ... (26 episodes, 1974)
Barbara Murray ...
 Marie Finn / ... (21 episodes, 1974)
Moray Watson ...
 Barrington Erle (20 episodes, 1974)
Donald Pickering ...
 Dolly Longstaffe (20 episodes, 1974)
Maurice Quick ...
 Collingwood (19 episodes, 1974)
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 Duke of St. Bungay (18 episodes, 1974)
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 Phineas Finn (17 episodes, 1974)
Bryan Pringle ...
 Mr. Monk (13 episodes, 1974)
Roland Culver ...
 Duke of Omnium (11 episodes, 1974)
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Follows the novels of Anthony Trollope. Beginning with the forced Marriage of Susan Hampshire's character, Glencora, the lives of the friends and children of this couple are the subject of study. The backdrop is the House of Commons in Great Britain as we watch the comings and goings and loves and tragedies of the powerful and not so powerful. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net> (Added correction, yetivelorry@yahoo.com)

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When the series was shown on American PBS television channels, each episode was introduced by Sir John Gielgud. This introduction was not present when the series was shown on UK television. See more »

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Alice Vavasor: Lady Glencora, gentlemen, has the gift of laughter, which has always been hated by the poor in spirit and loved by the gods.
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Referenced in Are You Being Served?: The Think Tank (1974) See more »

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The Narration....
14 June 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Does anyone know why the beautiful narration by Greer Garson was removed from the DVD? I too loved the series and want to watch it again but with the narration and cannot locate a VHS or DVD with it.

I remember looking forward to every Sunday evening with Alistair Cooke and The Pallisers. Wonderful. We would sip sherry and not speak for one hour.

The cast, in my view, was brilliant. The costumes authentic and because of the way in was filmed in 1974, I felt I was watching and enjoying live theatre. This would be a brilliant class project for students in a high school. To hear beautiful English spoken and watch a tale of long ago unfold each week for a whole term. Marvelous.


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