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Release Date:
15 September 1986 (UK) See more »
A clergyman, famous for his support of left-wing causes, dies - and surprises his family by leaving a great deal of money to a Conservative Member of Parliament. Why?
Plot Keywords:
4 nominations See more »
(6 articles)
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 (Series Cast Summary - 11 of 70)
Paul Shelley ... Fred Simcox (11 episodes, 1986)

David Threlfall ... Leslie Titmuss (11 episodes, 1986)

Michael Hordern ... Rev. Simeon Simcox (10 episodes, 1986)

Annette Crosbie ... Dorothy Simcox (10 episodes, 1986)

Peter Egan ... Henry Simcox (10 episodes, 1986)
Eleanor David ... Agnes Simcox / ... (9 episodes, 1986)
Richard Vernon ... Sir Nicholas Fanner (9 episodes, 1986)
Colin Blakely ... Dr. Salter (8 episodes, 1986)
Jill Bennett ... Lady Grace Fanner (8 episodes, 1986)

Zoë Wanamaker ... Charlie Fanner (8 episodes, 1986)
Thorley Walters ... Doughty Strove (7 episodes, 1986)

Series Directed by
Alvin Rakoff (11 episodes, 1986)
Series Writing credits
John Mortimer (11 episodes, 1986)

Series Produced by
Jacqueline Davis .... producer (11 episodes, 1986)
Johnny Goodman .... executive producer (11 episodes, 1986)
Lloyd Shirley .... executive producer (11 episodes, 1986)
Series Original Music by
Roger Webb (unknown episodes)
Series Production Design by
Michael Stringer (11 episodes, 1986)
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Asad Qureshi .... third assistant director (unknown episodes)
Series Art Department
Grahame Ménage .... scenic artist (11 episodes, 1986)

Steve Payne .... dressing props (unknown episodes)
Paul Purdy .... chargehand storeman (unknown episodes)
John Roberts .... assistant art director (unknown episodes)
Series Sound Department
Rupert Scrivener .... sound re-recording mixer (unknown episodes, 1986)
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Steve Kitchen .... best boy (11 episodes, 1986)

Tim Dodd .... focus puller (unknown episodes)
Steve Parker .... focus puller (unknown episodes)
Series Other crew
Mike Higgins .... location manager (11 episodes, 1986)

Stewart Hadley .... practical spark (unknown episodes)
Pauline Hume .... title designer (unknown episodes)
Samantha Pardo .... production coordinator (unknown episodes)

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Additional Details

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569 min (11 parts)
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Donald Eccles who has a minor role in this died before broadcast.See more »
Movie Connections:
Followed by "Titmuss Regained" (1991)See more »


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