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"The First Churchills" Not Without Honour (1969)

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The First Churchills: Season 1: Episode 12 -- The queen continues to depend on John's military skill but coldly dismisses Sarah. Harley and St. John eventually undermine the ailing queen's trust in John, and she strips him of all his offices. John and Sarah live abroad until Anne's successor, King George I, reinstates them and invites them home to live out their days.


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Original Air Date:
13 December 1969 (Season 1, Episode 12)
The war with France, which has so far lasted the entirety of Queen Anne's reign, continues with the... See more » | Add synopsis »


 (Episode Cast) (in credits order) (complete, awaiting verification)

John Neville ... John Churchill, Duke of Marlborough
Susan Hampshire ... Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough

Margaret Tyzack ... Queen Anne

John Standing ... Sidney Godolphin
Richard Pearson ... Robert Harley
Michael Attwell ... Henry St. John

Jill Balcon ... Abigail Masham
Polly Adams ... Henrietta Godolphin
Michael Culver ... Charles Churchill
Job Stewart ... Lord Shrewsbury
Yvonne Antrobus ... Anne Sunderland
Robert Mill ... Charles Sunderland
Richard Warwick ... Francis Godolphin
David King ... Heinsius
Kenneth Ives ... Wratislaw
John Carlin ... Vanbrugh
Robert Robinson ... Louis XIV
Derek Cox ... Torcy
Charles West ... Somers
John Saunders ... Prince Eugene
William Job ... Cardonnel
Bernard Taylor ... Cadogan
Gordon Whiting ... Samuel Masham
Rosina Stewart ... Duchess of Somerset
Clifford Parrish ... Somerset

Episode Crew
Directed by
David Giles 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Winston Churchill  book
Donald Wilson  writer

Produced by
Donald Wilson .... producer
Production Design by
Spencer Chapman 
Makeup Department
Ann Ferriggi .... makeup artist
Sound Department
Ray Angel .... sound
Music Department
Marcus Dods .... music arranged by

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Additional Details

50 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
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