In 1939, young Oliver, Calypso, Polly and Walter visit friends and family in Cornwall. Spanish Civil War is over and WW2 has begun, so they enjoy their love life while they can. Decades later, they gather again, this time for a funereal.
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 Helena (4 episodes, 1992)
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 Sophy (older) (4 episodes, 1992)
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 Calypso (4 episodes, 1992)
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 Oliver (older) (4 episodes, 1992)
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 Sophy (4 episodes, 1992)
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 Hamish / ... (4 episodes, 1992)
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 Richard (4 episodes, 1992)
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 Max (4 episodes, 1992)
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 Polly (older) (4 episodes, 1992)
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 Monika (4 episodes, 1992)
Vivienne Ritchie ...
 Iris (4 episodes, 1992)
John Elmes ...
 James (4 episodes, 1992)
James Gaddas ...
 Tony (4 episodes, 1992)
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 Polly (3 episodes, 1992)
Polly Adams ...
 Sarah (3 episodes, 1992)
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 Oliver (3 episodes, 1992)
Jeremy Brook ...
 Paul (3 episodes, 1992)
Joss Brook ...
 David (3 episodes, 1992)
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 Calypso (older) (2 episodes, 1992)
Martin Benson ...
 Pauli (2 episodes, 1992)
Ben Walden ...
 Walter (2 episodes, 1992)
Richard Syms ...
 Parson (2 episodes, 1992)
Donald Pickering ...
 George (2 episodes, 1992)
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 General / ... (2 episodes, 1992)
Jane Evers ...
 Mildred Floyer (2 episodes, 1992)
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Presents the lives and loves of a family of cousins from 1939 to the present. Follows very closely the Mary Wesley novel. Begins with a funeral and uses the reminiscences of those gathered to fill in details in the lives of Richard and Helena and their nieces and nephews. Written by Dorothy Burgess

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Fun , Touching , Sexy And Grrreeeeaaaaaatttt!
20 September 1999 | by (Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands) – See all my reviews

Let's get the obvious out of the way first , Jennifer Ehle is GORGEOUS , so excuse me if i seem biased! Set during the war , a family with a strange besotment with the smell of their yard (?) are thrown in to a sea of love , hate and torrid affairs! The acting is absoloutely priceless throughout with everyone doing a marvellous job! Only problem is , where can i get it on VHS or DVD? A fantastic drama , a treat for all!


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