A Year in Provence (1993)

TV Mini-Series  -   -  Drama
7.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.4/10 from 288 users  
Reviews: 9 user

Add a Plot

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

Fall TV Premiere Week

Many of your favorite shows are coming back, along with plenty of series premieres. Here's a list of the shows premiering between Sunday, September 21 and Friday, September 26.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 249 titles
created 09 Dec 2011
 
a list of 39 titles
created 31 Mar 2012
 
a list of 89 titles
created 04 Jul 2012
 
a list of 1767 titles
created 11 Nov 2012
 
a list of 79 titles
created 7 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: A Year in Provence (1993– )

A Year in Provence (1993– ) on IMDb 7.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of A Year in Provence.

Episodes

Seasons


Years



1  
1993  
1 win & 2 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Monsignor Renard (TV Series 2000)
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

The story of the German occupation of France during World War II told through the eyes and experiences of a humble and extraordinary priest.

Stars: John Thaw, Joachim Paul Assböck, John Axon
Kavanagh QC (1995–2001)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A crusty barrister oversees difficult criminal cases while dealing with the demands of his family life.

Stars: John Thaw, Oliver Ford Davies, Nicholas Jones
Inspector Morse (1987–2000)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Inspector Morse has an ear for music, a taste for beer and a nose for crime. He sets out with Sergeant Lewis to solve each intriguing case.

Stars: John Thaw, Kevin Whately, James Grout
Home to Roost (1985–1990)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Stars: John Thaw, Reece Dinsdale, Elizabeth Bennett
A Good Year (2006)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A British investment broker inherits his uncle's chateau and vineyard in Provence, where he spent much of his childhood. He discovers a new laid-back lifestyle as he tries to renovate the estate to be sold.

Director: Ridley Scott
Stars: Russell Crowe, Abbie Cornish, Albert Finney
The Rector's Wife (TV Series 1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Anna Bouverie (Lindsay Duncan, Rome) chafes at her limited life as a vicar's wife in a small English town... See full synopsis »

Stars: Lindsay Duncan, Jonathan Coy, Miles Anderson
The Sweeney (1975–1978)
Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

British police series which revolutionised the genre on UK television in the mid 1970s. Jack Regan (see also 'Regan' (1974)) played by John Thaw is a hard edged detective in the Flying ... See full summary »

Stars: John Thaw, Dennis Waterman, Garfield Morgan
A Very British Coup (TV Mini-Series 1988)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Harry Perkins, steel worker and trade unionist from Sheffield, becomes Prime Minister of the UK by a landslide, partly because of corruption and public disillusionment with the Conservative... See full summary »

Stars: Ray McAnally, Marjorie Yates, Geoffrey Beevers
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A boy dreams the play. Authority in Athens is shaky: Hermia rejects her father's choice, the Duke backs her father, and the Duchess sides with Hermia. Dad's choice, Demetrius, pursues ... See full summary »

Director: Adrian Noble
Stars: Lindsay Duncan, Alex Jennings, Desmond Barrit
Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Director: Jamie McCoan
Stars: James Grout, John Thaw, Kevin Whately
The Glass (TV Mini-Series 2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Stars: John Thaw, Sarah Lancashire, Joe McFadden
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Lily a Chinese girl brought up in strict Chinese tradition, meets Tom, a painter living with his four models in Provence, France. Although Tom is secretly condemned by an incurable disease,... See full summary »

Stars: Mi Kwan Lock, Marc Michel, Judi Beecher
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 Peter Mayle (12 episodes, 1993)
...
 Annie Mayle (12 episodes, 1993)
Jean-Pierre Delage ...
 Colombani (8 episodes, 1993)
Jo Doumerg ...
 Amedee Clement (8 episodes, 1993)
Marcel Champel ...
 Antoine Riviere (7 episodes, 1993)
Annie Sinigalia ...
 Madame Hermonville (5 episodes, 1993)
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

21 March 1993 (USA)  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The Fawlty Towers (1975) episode Peter is watching after his mailbox is stolen is Fawlty Towers: Gourmet Night (1975). See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
The vacation on my DVD shelf
18 September 2010 | by (Chicago) – See all my reviews

If you've ever harbored a fantasy of living in a foreign country, A Year In Provence is a must see. I've owned the A&E DVD set for awhile and watch this series at least once a year; it's like taking a vacation to a now familiar place where I have friends and know the ropes. I treasure this series as it shows just what it might be like to try to re-settle in a foreign land where you know no one, don't speak the language very well, and, in this case, in a rural area where the residents aren't fluent in English and where you have to conform to their habits, schedules, and priorities. One sees very quickly that moving to a large city might make such a transition easier where services, multi-lingual inhabitants, and common ground are more quickly found. But the charm of this story is watching the husband & wife find their way, played superbly by Lindsay Duncan and John Thaw. Their civilized British take on things is perfectly tuned. They are the strangers in a strange land and their adjustment to a new and very different lifestyle is always interesting. So many kinds of "normal" behavior are depicted and it is the rural French version that delights; never has normal made me smile so much.

The story flows seamlessly through the four seasons of a year and, while the pace is relaxed, there is an assembly of characters and situations that adds just the right spice to keep your attention. Like a fine French meal in the country of origin, by the end you know you've experienced the unique flavor and texture of not only the local food, but also the people, culture, and dilemmas of living country style in Provence. Likely, you'd be able to translate many of the events to almost any country that has indoor plumbing. This is a trip worth taking. 9* out of 10*


3 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
The episodes broadcast in the UK versus the A+E DVD mad19571
DVD version edited - versus VHS wrpr
Discuss A Year in Provence (1993) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?