IMDb > "The Pallisers" (1974)
"The Pallisers"
Quicklinks
Top Links
trailers and videosfull cast and crewtriviaofficial sitesmemorable quotes
Overview
main detailscombined detailsfull cast and crewcompany creditsepisode listepisodes castepisode ratings... by rating... by votes
Awards & Reviews
user reviewsexternal reviewsawardsuser ratingsmessage board
Plot & Quotes
plot summaryplot keywordsmemorable quotes
Did You Know?
triviagoofssoundtrack listingcrazy creditsalternate versionsmovie connectionsFAQ
Other Info
box office/businessrelease datesfilming locationstechnical specsliterature listingsNewsDesk
Promotional
taglines trailers and videos posters photo gallery
External Links
showtimesofficial sitesmiscellaneousphotographssound clipsvideo clips

"The Pallisers" (1974) More at IMDbPro »TV series 1974-

Photos (See all 17 | slideshow) Videos
The Pallisers -- Trailer for The Pallisers: 40th Anniversary Edition

Overview

User Rating:
8.2/10   259 votes »
Your Rating:
Saving vote...
Deleting vote...
/10   (delete | history)
Sorry, there was a problem
MOVIEmeter: ?
No change in popularity this week. See why on IMDbPro.
Contact:
View company contact information for The Pallisers on IMDbPro.
Seasons:
1
Release Date:
24 January 1977 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
Follows the novels of Anthony Trollope. Beginning with the forced Marriage of Susan Hampshire's character... See more »
Awards:
Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 nomination See more »
NewsDesk:
(4 articles)
Raymond Cusick obituary
 (From The Guardian - TV News. 24 February 2013, 4:05 PM, PST)

Anna Massey obituary
 (From The Guardian - Film News. 6 July 2011, 9:48 AM, PDT)

Anna Massey obituary
 (From The Guardian - TV News. 6 July 2011, 9:48 AM, PDT)

User Reviews:
Ranks with the best miniseries of the golden age See more (10 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 10 of 80)
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)

Roger Livesey ... Duke of St. Bungay (18 episodes, 1974)

Donal McCann ... Phineas Finn (17 episodes, 1974)
Bryan Pringle ... Mr. Monk (13 episodes, 1974)
Roland Culver ... Duke of Omnium (11 episodes, 1974)
(more)

Series Directed by
Ronald Wilson (16 episodes, 1974)
Hugh David (11 episodes, 1974)
 
Series Writing credits
Simon Raven (26 episodes, 1974)
Anthony Trollope (26 episodes, 1974)

Series Produced by
Martin Lisemore .... producer (25 episodes, 1974)
 
Series Original Music by
Herbert Chappell (unknown episodes)
 
Series Film Editing by
Mike Crisp (1 episode, 1974)
 
Series Production Design by
Tim Harvey (16 episodes, 1974)
Raymond Cusick (10 episodes, 1974)
Richard McManan-Smith (2 episodes, 1974)
 
Series Costume Design by
Raymond Hughes (9 episodes, 1974)
 
Series Makeup Department
Sue Bide .... makeup artist (26 episodes, 1974)
Maggie Weston .... make-up (7 episodes, 1974)
Rhian Meakin .... makeup artist (2 episodes, 1974)
 
Series Sound Department
Norman Bennett .... sound / sound: studio (7 episodes, 1974)
Chris Holcombe .... sound (3 episodes, 1974)
Ian Leiper .... sound (3 episodes, 1974)
Graham Haines .... sound (1 episode, 1974)
John Holmes .... sound (1 episode, 1974)
John Staple .... sound (1 episode, 1974)
Bill Wild .... film sound (1 episode, 1974)

Colin Clark .... sound (unknown episodes)
Graham Rogers .... sound (unknown episodes)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Clive Thomas .... lighting (6 episodes, 1974)
Harry Thomas .... outside broadcast lighting / lighting technician: outside broadcast lighting (4 episodes, 1974)
Peter Catlett .... lighting / studio lighting (2 episodes, 1974)
Sam Barclay .... lighting (1 episode, 1974)
Phil Meheux .... film cameraman (1 episode, 1974)

Robert Wright .... studio lighting (unknown episodes)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Maggie Fletcher .... costume supervisor (1 episode, 1974)
Andrew Rose .... costume supervisor (1 episode, 1974)
 
Series Music Department
Herbert Chappell .... composer: title music (26 episodes, 1974)
Marcus Dods .... conductor: title music (26 episodes, 1974)
New Philharmonia Orchestra .... performer: title music (26 episodes, 1974)
Tom McCall .... musician: pianist (2 episodes, 1974)

Patrick Harvey .... musician: piano (unknown episodes)
 
Series Other crew
Lennox Phillips .... script editor (25 episodes, 1974)
Geraldine Stephenson .... choreographer / dance arranger / ... (3 episodes, 1974)
Lovett Bickford .... production assistant (1 episode, 1974)
Fiona Cumming .... production assistant (1 episode, 1974)
John Harris .... production assistant (1 episode, 1974)
John Nathan-Turner .... production assistant (1 episode, 1974)
 

Production CompaniesDistributorsOther Companies

Additional Details

Runtime:
50 min (22 episodes) | UK:50 min (26 episodes)
Country:
Language:
Color:
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Certification:

Did You Know?

Trivia:
Hayley Mills was originally cast as Glencora Palliser, but backed out when her doctor thought it would be too strenuous as she had just had a baby. Meanwhile, Susan Hampshire had also just had a baby, but her daughter had died. Susan's doctor thought work would be the best thing for her, so she took the part.See more »
Quotes:
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.See more »
Movie Connections:

FAQ

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.
1 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Ranks with the best miniseries of the golden age, 17 March 2010
Author: (samofilmfan@aol.com) from Santa Monica, CA

Even at 24 hours or so, this family does not overstay its welcome. Splendidly costumed and intricately plotted characters – for the most part wonderfully portrayed – combine in a number of imbricate tales, all of which, however seemingly episodic, reveal aspects of our main characters' (the Paliser paterfamilias and his wife) personalities. Humane, feminist, open- minded and just – all these define the stiff, awkward, sometimes dour but never pessimistic Plantagenet Paliser, and explain his attraction to us. He indulges his wife, the real axis for much of the story, and it's good he does; she rounds out his truth with an emotional honesty of her own that he opposes at first only to, always, bow to. It is the characters then that grab us in this long miniseries, as they must in any long-form for us to stay engaged. The Palisers may not have the same degree of dramatic ups and downs of I, Claudius and other miniseries greats – but the humanity the eponymous couple demonstrates is just as compelling.

Was the above review useful to you?
See more (10 total) »

Message Boards

Discuss this movie with other users on IMDb message board for "The Pallisers" (1974)
Recent Posts (updated daily)User
The Wedding - and a reaction to the rebroadcast by BBC 2 - UK - May 2014 Andrew_S_Hatton
I am confused about Parliament nwilcu01
Planty = Great Gentleman octoberbest
What? No one likes the Pallisers? CushyJob
The grammar mckinnb-bruce
Why did Phineas...? tiderolls
See more »

Recommendations

If you enjoyed this title, our database also recommends:
- - - - -
Tess Mansfield Park Pride & Prejudice Mansfield Park Persuasion
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
Show more recommendations

Related Links

Episode guide Full cast and crew Company credits
External reviews News articles IMDb TV section
IMDb Drama section IMDb UK section

You may report errors and omissions on this page to the IMDb database managers. They will be examined and if approved will be included in a future update. Clicking the 'Edit page' button will take you through a step-by-step process.

You may add a new episode for this TV series by clicking the 'add episode' button