After a lifetime in the spotlight.Lady Slane, the 85 year old wife of a recently deceased politician is allowed to shed her public persona and retreat to a cottage in the Hampstead ... See full summary »
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1986  
4 nominations. See more awards »

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 Lady Slane (3 episodes, 1986)
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 Fitzgeorge (3 episodes, 1986)
Maurice Denham ...
 Gervase Bucktrout (3 episodes, 1986)
Phyllis Calvert ...
 Carrie (3 episodes, 1986)
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 Herbert (3 episodes, 1986)
Jane Snowden ...
 Deborah (3 episodes, 1986)
John Franklyn-Robbins ...
 Kay (3 episodes, 1986)
Eileen Way ...
 Genoux (3 episodes, 1986)
Hilary Mason ...
 Edith (3 episodes, 1986)
Antonia Pemberton ...
 Mabel (3 episodes, 1986)
Faith Brook ...
 Lavinia (3 episodes, 1986)
Geoffrey Bayldon ...
 William (3 episodes, 1986)
David Waller ...
 Gosheron (2 episodes, 1986)
Patrick Barlow ...
 Foljambe - Assistant Curator (2 episodes, 1986)
Alan Thompson ...
 Club Porter (2 episodes, 1986)
Mair Coleman ...
 Maid (2 episodes, 1986)
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After a lifetime in the spotlight.Lady Slane, the 85 year old wife of a recently deceased politician is allowed to shed her public persona and retreat to a cottage in the Hampstead countryside. Rediscovering her identity is no easy task with family members constantly meddling in her affairs. Brilliantly adapted from Vita Sackville-West's classic novel, this masterpiece was nominated for four BAFTA.

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22 January 1989 (USA)  »

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Passions envolées  »

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(3 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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27 June 2003 | by (Iowa, USA) – See all my reviews

"All Passion Spent" is one of the finest dramas ever produced for television. The casting was a triumph with some of Britain's best character actors. Dame Wendy Hiller was perfect in her quiet, dignified, yet resolute portrayal of Lady Sloan. Maurice Denham's eccentric Mr. Bucktrout will always be one of my favorite supporting roles. This film was one of my all time favorites and never failed to give my spirit a lift and help me "consider the lilies of the field". We lost our copy in an accident a few years ago and I fear I will never have the opportunity to view this magnificent film again.


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