7.8/10
210
8 user 2 critic

The Charmer 

A drama series set in 1930s Britain, detailing the exploits of Ralph Gorse, a conman, seducer and murderer.
Reviews

Episodes

Seasons


Years



1  
1987  
2 wins. See more awards »

Photos

Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
Nigel Havers ...  Ralph Ernest Gorse 6 episodes, 1987
Bernard Hepton ...  Donald Stimpson 6 episodes, 1987
Rosemary Leach ...  Joan Plumleigh-Bruce 6 episodes, 1987
Fiona Fullerton ...  Clarice Mannors 6 episodes, 1987
Grace Kinirons Grace Kinirons ...  Mary 5 episodes, 1987
Matthew Devitt Matthew Devitt ...  Albert 3 episodes, 1987
George Baker ...  Harold Bennett 2 episodes, 1987
Judy Parfitt ...  Alison Warren 2 episodes, 1987
Gillian Raine Gillian Raine ...  Phyllis Bennett 2 episodes, 1987
Linal Haft ...  Henry 2 episodes, 1987
Abigail McKern Abigail McKern ...  Pamela Bennett 2 episodes, 1987
Andrew Bicknell ...  Archie 2 episodes, 1987
Leonard Kavanagh Leonard Kavanagh ...  George 2 episodes, 1987
Julian Fox Julian Fox ...  Detective 2 episodes, 1987
Michael Fleming Michael Fleming ...  Receptionist 2 episodes, 1987
Jonathan Lacey Jonathan Lacey ...  Bert 2 episodes, 1987
Jason James Jason James ...  Albert 2 episodes, 1987
Graham Cull Graham Cull ...  Bob 2 episodes, 1987
Edit

Storyline

A drama series set in 1930s Britain, detailing the exploits of Ralph Gorse, a conman, seducer and murderer.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Philip Hinchcliffe originally thought of Daniel Day-Lewis for the starring role but Nick Elliott wanted Nigel Havers. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Life After Who: Philip Hinchcliffe (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

You're the Top
(Title Theme)
Written by Cole Porter
Performed by Paul Jones
See more »

User Reviews

 
See it. Dream it.
4 April 2001 | by nankipooSee all my reviews

This is one masterpiece of a mini-series. The twists and turns of this thriller will leave you remembering it for a LONG time. Havers is perfect, as are the rest of the cast.


11 of 14 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 8 user reviews »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.
Edit

Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 October 1987 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Charmören See more »

Filming Locations:

Hinchley Wood, England, UK See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (6 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
See full technical specs »

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed