Parade's End: Season 1, Episode 1

Episode #1.1 (26 Feb. 2013)

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In 1908 civil servant Christopher Tietjens marries the pregnant Sylvia Satterthwaite though the father is probably her married lover Gerald Drake,as Christopher's brother Mark points out. ... See full summary »

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Jordan Long ...
Porter
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Mrs. Satterthwaite
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Marchant
Misha Handley ...
Michael - 4 years old
Tessa Parr ...
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Bobbie Pelham
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In 1908 civil servant Christopher Tietjens marries the pregnant Sylvia Satterthwaite though the father is probably her married lover Gerald Drake,as Christopher's brother Mark points out. Four years on Sylvia is an unloving mother,disdainful of her husband's liberal views and unfaithful with new admirer Potty Perowne. However Christopher forgives her and has her back for their son's sake though her mother expresses her misgivings. Whilst playing golf with a reactionary M.P. he rescues suffragette Valentine Wannop,who is being pursued by the police. Along with his working class but talented writer friend Vincent MacMaster Christopher is invited to a meal with Valentine's novelist mother and her friend Edith Duchemin,wife of a pedantic vicar whose eccentric behaviour brings Edith and Vincent closer. Christopher and Valentine also find themselves romantically drawn to each other during the summer solstice. Written by don @ minifie-1

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In the scene at the golf course, the policeman keeps blowing his whistle as he chases after the suffragettes. In reality police whistles were used on city streets to call for back up from other officers nearby in the event of an incident. Since the policeman in this case was assigned as a lone protection officer to a government minister who was out playing golf on a windswept rural golf course, there would have been absolutely no benefit in blowing a whistle whilst he gave chase. Indeed it would have hampered his pursuit. See more »

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[at breakfast, Reverend Duchemin is about to say grace, but he is drunk and becoming very offensive]
Reverend Duchemin: [to MacMaster] You look tired. Worn out. I detect the pallor of self-abuse.
[Reverend Horsley splutters as he drinking a cup of tea]
Christopher Tietjens: [mutters to Valentine Wannop] Don't turn round. Vincent MacMaster is quite capable.
Reverend Duchemin: Post coitum tristia. Ah, the sorrows of spent semen. Boys - or girls in your case.
Parry: Sir, your fish is getting cold. I'll bring the kidneys.
Vincent Macmaster: [mutters to Edith Duchemin] If he'll eat a ...
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Written by Dirk Brossé
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