Flambards (1979)

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In the early 1900's in England, young Christina is orphaned and goes to live with her Uncle Russell, who owns the country estate of Flambards, and has two sons. Mark, the elder, is a ... See full summary »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Christine McKenna ...
 Christina Parsons (12 episodes, 1979)
Rosalie Williams ...
 Mary (10 episodes, 1979)
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 Mark Russell (9 episodes, 1979)
Frank Mills ...
 Fowler (9 episodes, 1979)
Alan Parnaby ...
 William Russell (8 episodes, 1979)
David Huscroft ...
 Joe (8 episodes, 1979)
Sebastian Abineri ...
 Dick Wright (7 episodes, 1979)
Carol Leader ...
 Dorothy (6 episodes, 1979)
Edward Judd ...
 Uncle Russell (5 episodes, 1979)
Olive Pendleton ...
 Aunt Grace (5 episodes, 1979)
Anton Diffring ...
 Mr. Dermot (5 episodes, 1979)
Michael Macowan ...
 Dr. Porter (5 episodes, 1979)
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In the early 1900's in England, young Christina is orphaned and goes to live with her Uncle Russell, who owns the country estate of Flambards, and has two sons. Mark, the elder, is a wastrel, a roue and, like his father, loves to hunt. The younger son William lives to fly aeroplanes. Christina finds herself struggling with the ideas of classism as she falls in love with country life, the hunt, and one of her cousins. But after their impulsive marriage, when her husband is called away by the First World War, Christina must keep Flambards afloat by herself. Written by Kathy Li

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La mansión Flambards  »

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[talking about Dorothy, Sandy's fiance]
William Russell: She's Sandy's.
Christina Parsons: Oh, did Sandy win her in a raffle then?
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Song of Christina
Music by David Fanshawe.
Lyrics by Alan Plater.
Sung by Nick Curtis.
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Well worth watching
24 September 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I'd recommend this to anyone, even if you think it's not your kind of entertainment, you will be captivated by the fine script, compelling story and excellent acting.

Christine McKenna is particularly good in the lead role and She makes for compulsive viewing.

Anyone interested in aviation should make note of the superb flying machines and sequences.

Obviously Horses and Country Life play the biggest part of the whole mini series.

In short an excellent mini-series and fun for all ages.

Enjoy

Steve


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