A novelist's life ricochets from 1920s Paris to '50s New York and '80s London. Along the way he meets Ernest Hemingway, Ian Fleming and the Duke and Duchess of Windsor - the exiled British king and his mistress Wallis Simpson.
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 Ben Leeping (Older) 4 episodes, 2010
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 Peter Scabius (Older) 4 episodes, 2010
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 Mr. Mountstuart 3 episodes, 2010
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 Gloria Scabius 2 episodes, 2010
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 Tess Scabius 2 episodes, 2010
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 Lionel Mounstuart 2 episodes, 2010
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 The Earl 2 episodes, 2010
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 Encarnacion 2 episodes, 2010
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 Peter Scabius (Young) 2 episodes, 2010
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 Subadar Singh 2 episodes, 2010
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 Stella (Age 6) 2 episodes, 2010
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 Dr. Byrne 2 episodes, 2010
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A novelist's life ricochets from 1920s Paris to '50s New York and '80s London. Along the way he meets Ernest Hemingway, Ian Fleming and the Duke and Duchess of Windsor - the exiled British king and his mistress Wallis Simpson.

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Any Human Heart - Eines Menschen Herz  »

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Samuel West and, Tom Hollander and Martin McDougall have previously worked together in the TV mini-series Cambridge Spies (2003). See more »

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If only all television drama was this good
6 September 2011 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

An outstanding TV drama, superbly made and never less than engaging. The three-part ANY HUMAN HEART is in some ways a portrait of the 20th century, taking us through wars, political tribulations and the loneliness of modern times. Poignancy, romance, sex, death and drama, everything you could wish for in a show is present here.

The actors are excellent. Jim Broadbent embodies weariness and Matthew Macfadyen gives a career-best turn. Hayley Atwell is simply glorious, while Gillian Anderson deservedly won a BAFTA for her turn as the terrifying Wallis Simpson. The production values for this are top-notch and the story draws the viewer in from the very beginning. I repeat, outstanding.


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