Parade's End (2012)

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Revolves around a love triangle between a conservative English aristocrat, his mean socialite wife and a young suffragette.

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Nominated for 5 Primetime Emmys. Another 6 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »
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Series cast summary:
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 Christopher Tietjens (5 episodes, 2012)
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 Sylvia Tietjens (5 episodes, 2012)
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 General Campion (5 episodes, 2012)
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 Valentine Wannop (5 episodes, 2012)
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 Mark Tietjens (5 episodes, 2012)
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 Mrs. Wannop (5 episodes, 2012)
Sasha Waddell ...
 Glorvina (5 episodes, 2012)
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 Mrs. Satterthwaite (4 episodes, 2012)
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 Lady Claudine (4 episodes, 2012)
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 Potty Perowne (4 episodes, 2012)
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 Vincent Macmaster (4 episodes, 2012)
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 Sandbach (4 episodes, 2012)
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 Edith Duchemin (4 episodes, 2012)
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 Father Consett (3 episodes, 2012)
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 Bobbie Pelham (3 episodes, 2012)
Lucinda Raikes ...
 Hullo Central - Evie (3 episodes, 2012)
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 Marchant (3 episodes, 2012)
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 Tietjens Senior (3 episodes, 2012)
Jonathan Coy ...
 Bertram (3 episodes, 2012)
Candida Benson ...
 Effie (3 episodes, 2012)
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 Gerald Drake (3 episodes, 2012)
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 Reverend Duchemin (3 episodes, 2012)
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 McKechnie (3 episodes, 2012)
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 Edward Wannop (3 episodes, 2012)
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 Colonel Levin (2 episodes, 2012)
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 General Haggard (2 episodes, 2012)
Misha Handley ...
 Michael - 4 years old (2 episodes, 2012)
Leslie de Gruyter ...
 Lord Beichen (2 episodes, 2012)
Christopher Bowen ...
 Reverend - Effie's Husband (2 episodes, 2012)
Emma Dewhurst ...
 First Teacher (2 episodes, 2012)
Lucy Briers ...
 Mrs. Ferguson (2 episodes, 2012)
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 Latin Teacher (2 episodes, 2012)
Tilly Blackwood ...
 Second Teacher (2 episodes, 2012)
Tim McMullan ...
 Stephen Waterhouse (2 episodes, 2012)
Jamie Parker ...
 Brownlie (2 episodes, 2012)
Rudi Goodman ...
 Michael - 8 years old (2 episodes, 2012)
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 Sir Reginald (2 episodes, 2012)
Pierre Van Heddegem ...
 Capitaine Thurston (2 episodes, 2012)
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 Ruggles (2 episodes, 2012)
Lyne Renee ...
 Marie-Léonie (2 episodes, 2012)
Jurgen Delnaet ...
 Critic at Macmaster's Flat (2 episodes, 2012)
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 Michaelangelo Woman (2 episodes, 2012)
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Story is set against the backdrop of WWI and follows Christopher Tietjens, a top civil servant from a background of wealth and privilege, whose marriage flounders almost as soon as it begins. He falls in love with another woman, but he remains honorable for some considerable time to Sylvia who has several affairs. On top of this, Chris is dealing with shell shock and partial memory loss that he endures during the war. Written by Anonymous

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Benedict Cumberbatch claimed that his character of Christopher Tietjen was one of the more admirable he has ever played. He claimed "[Christopher] has many admirable qualities I'd like to siphon off into my life." See more »

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Impressive
24 September 2012 | by See all my reviews

The first thing about this series is that the photography and production design is sumptuous and stunning. Even if the story and characters were of no interest, the visual appeal of this is memorable.

The only strange thing in this aspect of the production is that the music in scenes for the parties is jazz - 1920s sounding jazz. It is very odd and historically inaccurate for the social status of the story as jazz entered England in 1919, apparently.

As to the core of it, well, it is an abbreviated working of a complex set of novels written in a certain way and Stoppard has done well with the time limits etc of the medium. It works but one is always aware of what is being abridged to make it fit.

Cumberbatch is the most intense, internal English leading man in a long while and seems to have borrowed Jeremy Irons's mandible crunching pensiveness. But he is absolutely right here.

Hall as Sylvia Tietjens is ravishing and confused in right order. Her performance is entitled' and arrogant, though it might be a bit too modern in its overtness.

Highly recommended.


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