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The Lady and the Highwayman (1989)

TV Movie  |   |  Adventure, Drama, Romance  |  22 January 1989 (USA)
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The young lady Panthea Vyne falls in love with the handsome highwayman who saves her from her brutal husband. He kills him in a fair duel. Later, when Charles the 2nd is reinstated as King ... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Lady Emma Darlington
Rudolph Vyne
Lady Panthea Vyne
Sir Lawrence Dobson
Christian Drysdale
Lord Chancellor
Gareth Hunt ...
Coachman / Sgt. Potter
Steffanie Pitt ...
Martha (as Stephanie Pitt)
Floyd Bevan ...


The young lady Panthea Vyne falls in love with the handsome highwayman who saves her from her brutal husband. He kills him in a fair duel. Later, when Charles the 2nd is reinstated as King of England, she attends the royal court. But here she becomes the enemy of the king's former mistress and the plot against her thickens. Written by <>

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22 January 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Amor en el bosque  »

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This British tele-movie was filmed across four English counties: Kent, Derbyshire, Lincolnshire and Buckinghamshire. See more »


[first lines]
Lord Lucius Vyne: There's not much time, Milord. The boat back to France will be waiting in the next cove.
King Charles II: Lord Lucius, I am glad you persuaded me to risk coming out of exile in France to see for myself. I know now that the people are for me. They're sick of Cromwell and his Commonwealth! They want their Charles II. But you have made powerful enemies. When I am back on the throne, if you should need me, send me this.
[hands Lord Lucius his ring]
Lord Lucius Vyne: I am honored, sire, but I fear you will have enough ...
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Great fun......
18 November 1998 | by (Weston-Super-Mare, England) – See all my reviews

I first saw The Lady and The Highwayman, the year that Four Weddings And A Funeral came out. I barely knew who Hugh Grant was at the time (and at the time was not interested in Four Weddings) but I sat down to watch The Lady and The Highwayman which was on TV. I loved it, and last Christmas it aired again, so I recorded it. It's great fun. I love Emma Simms bitchy Barbara Castlemaine, and Lysette Anthonys sweet Panthea Vine, and of course Hugh Grant as the dashing Silverblade. Great fun!

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