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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 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)
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 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)
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 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)
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 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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Version of Theatre 625: Parade's End #1: Some Do Not (1964) See more »

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A Contrary View
9 August 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I hardly ever leave reviews, but in the case of Parade's End I feel that I must. Other than the costumes, cinematography, and war scenes, Parade's End was just not very good.

Christopher Tietjens (Cumberbatch) is an honor bound man that will always do what is right. Benedict's acting was amazing. Rebecca Hall, who plays his wife Sylvia was amazing as well. She did an excellent job portraying a beautiful, conniving, and narcissistic woman. It's so sad that such great acting was not put to good use. The plot was all over the place and the characters had no real depth. The actress that played Valentine was hardly ever there. Her character was only on screen for a few minutes each episode.

By the last episode there were too many unresolved plot lines and too many loose ends that never got tied up. I found myself just wanting it to end.

I'd also like to mention that Parade's End is a very slow paced drama that will test the will of even the most patient person.

If you want to watch a miniseries with superb acting, beautiful costumes, no viable plot line, and horrible character development, then Parade's End is the show for you.


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