The Pallisers: Season 1, Episode 18

Part Eighteen (18 May 1974)

TV Episode  |   |  Drama
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.8/10 from 8 users  
Reviews: write review

Awaiting trial for murder, Finn despairs that everyone has lost faith in him, but the Pallisers and Chilterns work on his behalf while Marie travels to Prague.



(based on the novels of), (written for television by)
0Check in

10 Best Action Heroes

We consulted IMDb's Highest-Rated Action-Family Films to came up with 10 scene-stealing action figures your kids can relate to, look up to, and be inspired by.

Visit our Family Entertainment Guide

Related Items

Search for "Part Eighteen" on

Connect with IMDb

Share this Rating

Title: Part Eighteen (18 May 1974)

Part Eighteen (18 May 1974) on IMDb 7.8/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Pallisers.
« Previous Episode | 18 of 26 Episodes | Next Episode »


Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Susan Hampshire ...
Philip Latham ...
Barbara Murray ...
Laura Kennedy
Sarah Badel ...
June Whitfield ...
Mrs. Bonteen
John Hallam ...
Mel Martin ...
Violet Chiltern
Jo Kendall ...
Adelaide Palliser
Robin Bailey ...
Mr. Gresham
Moray Watson ...
John Phillips ...


While sitting in prison awaiting trial for the bludgeon murder of Bonteen, Finn becomes despondent as he feels that the circumstantial evidence against him has convinced his friends and constituents that he may indeed be guilty. The Pallsers and the Chilterns underwrite his defense as wily defense barrister Chaffanbrass reluctantly agrees to interview his client. Plantagenet forbids Marie and Glencora from visiting the Irishman, but Laura does get in to see him. Madame Goesler does discover some evidence that may implicate Emilius in the murder, so she journeys to Prague to finish the job begun by Bonteen. Written by

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis






Release Date:

18 May 1974 (UK)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:


Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »

Did You Know?


Phineas Finn: Mr. Chaffenbrass, there's one special thing I want you to do for me. I do not desire merely to be found not guilty; I wish you to make men believe I am innocent of this crime.
Mr. Chaffanbrass: Well, I trust we may succeed in making twelve men believe it.
Phineas Finn: I don't give a straw for the twelve men. It's the world I wish you to convince.
Mr. Chaffanbrass: That's a long order. I shall think the world may last if we only win the jury.
Phineas Finn: My wife will be worth nothing to me unless the people, THE PEOPLE, Mr. Chaffenbrass, that I am ...
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Why did Phineas...? tiderolls
Thinking of buying the box set launlori
What? No one likes the Pallisers? CushyJob
I am confused about Parliament nwilcu01
Planty = Great Gentleman octoberbest
DVD octoberbest
Discuss Part Eighteen (1974) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: