Chronicles the lives of three generations of the upper-middle-class British family, the Forsytes, from the 1870s to 1920.
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 James Forsyte 6 episodes, 2002
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 Holly Dartie née Forsyte / ... 6 episodes, 2002-2003
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 Old Jolyon Forsyte / ... 5 episodes, 2002
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The extended Forsyte family live a more than pleasant upper middle class life in Victorian and later Edwardian England. The two central characters are Soames Forsyte and his cousin Jolyon Forsyte. Soames is a solicitor, all proper and straight-laced. His love for the beautiful Irene is his only weakness as is his beautiful daughter Fleur. Jolyon is the opposite, a free-thinking artist who abandons his wife to live with his children's nanny. Their lives and their children's lives will intersect over 30 years bringing happiness to some and tragedy to others. Written by garykmcd

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The Forsyte Saga: To Let  »

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Wendy Craig was asked to play Aunt Juley as she had done in the first series but was not available because of her regular role in The Royal (2003). See more »

Quotes

Annette Forsyte née Lamotte: Michael's staying for lunch.
Soames Forsyte: Does she like him?
Annette Forsyte née Lamotte: Fleur?
Soames Forsyte: Of course, Fleur!
Annette Forsyte née Lamotte: I haven't asked her.
Soames Forsyte: Usually she'd have told me. Until this summer... This boy! I've done nothing wrong!
Annette Forsyte née Lamotte: This boy, Jon Forsyte, he hurt her. She's angry.
Soames Forsyte: Why with me?
Annette Forsyte née Lamotte: Because she can be.
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Version of The Forsyte Saga (1967) See more »

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Irene's Song
(End titles music)
Music by Geoffrey Burgon
Lyrics by Jacqueline Kroft
Performed by Bryn Terfel
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Quite a good mini-series
22 September 2002 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

A remake of the 1967 original, the 2002 mini-series boasts some fine performances, especially from Band of Brothers' Damian Lewis as the often unfeeling Soames Forsyte, and Gillian Kearney as June Forsyte (the graveyard scene between these two characters is superb!)

The story follows three generations of the Forsyte family, from about the 1880s to the death of Queen Victoria. There is a nice blend of humour, action, and drama to keep the viewer interested in the proceedings. If you're like me and into family sagas, I recommend watching this, or, if you can't, reading the book by John Galsworthy.


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