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The Buccaneers 

Four American girls go to England to find husbands.
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1995  
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Series cast summary:
Carla Gugino ...  Nan St. George 5 episodes, 1995
Alison Elliott ...  Virginia St. George 5 episodes, 1995
Mira Sorvino ...  Conchita Closson 5 episodes, 1995
Rya Kihlstedt ...  Lizzy Elmsworth 5 episodes, 1995
Mark Tandy ...  Lord Seadown 5 episodes, 1995
Dinsdale Landen ...  Lord Brightlingsea 5 episodes, 1995
Michael Kitchen ...  Sir Helmsley Thwaite 5 episodes, 1995
Cherie Lunghi ...  Laura Testvalley 5 episodes, 1995
Sophie Dix ...  Lady Honoria Marabel 5 episodes, 1995
Sienna Guillory ...  Lady Felicia Marabel 5 episodes, 1995
Rosemary Leach ...  Lady Brightlingsea 5 episodes, 1995
Emily Hamilton ...  Lady Georgina 5 episodes, 1995
Ronan Vibert ...  Lord Richard Marabel 5 episodes, 1995
Greg Wise ...  Guy Thwaite 5 episodes, 1995
James Frain ...  Julius Folyat 4 episodes, 1995
Sheila Hancock ...  Dowager Duchess / ... 4 episodes, 1995
Richard Huw Richard Huw ...  Hector Robinson 4 episodes, 1995
Jenny Agutter ...  Idina Hatton 4 episodes, 1995
Connie Booth ...  Jackie March 4 episodes, 1995
Alister Cameron Alister Cameron ...  Longlands Butler 3 episodes, 1995
Vicky Blake Vicky Blake ...  Rose 3 episodes, 1995
Diana Blackburn Diana Blackburn ...  Lady Gertrude 3 episodes, 1995
Matt Patresi ...  Lord Percy 3 episodes, 1995
Peter Michael Goetz ...  Colonel St. George 3 episodes, 1995
Bev Willis Bev Willis ...  Fisher 3 episodes, 1995
Elizabeth Ashley ...  Mrs. Closson 3 episodes, 1995
Gwen Humble ...  Mrs. St. George 2 episodes, 1995
Gresby Nash Gresby Nash ...  Miles Dawnley 2 episodes, 1995
Margery Withers Margery Withers ...  Garton 2 episodes, 1995
Richard Cubison Richard Cubison ...  Jeweller 2 episodes, 1995
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Because of their "new money" background, four American girls have difficulty breaking into the upper-crust society of New York. Laura Testvalley, the governess of one of the girls, suggests a London season and thus the young women set sail for England and the unsuspecting English aristocracy. In England, all the girls soon find eligible husbands and the youngest girl, Nan, seems to land the best husband of them all: the handsome and very wealthy Julius, Duke of Trevennick. Nan and Julius meet for the first time in a ruin, which is an indication of where their marriage is soon heading. After the nuptials, Julius seems more interested in clocks and stable boys than Nan's happiness, and all the girls soon discover that English upper-class men are not at all what they expected and hoped for. Written by Anonymous

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Story is loosely based on American heiresses Consuelo Vanderbilt, Jennie Jerome ( Winston Churchill's Mother's) & Frances Work ( Great grandmother of Princess Diana). See more »

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Lov'd I Not Honour More
Words by Richard Lovelace
Performed by Olive Simpson
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27 June 2016 | by crazy_smilersSee all my reviews

Overall I felt rather bored. I did not care for any of the characters. I had read it was to get better as you go but I did not overly feel it. Sure there was some interesting aspects but I believe if I had cared more for the characters perhaps then the situations would have effected me more. Though I have not read the book myself, I am certain that those who had read the novel should enjoy the show better being that they should have much more insight into the characters. Although they may not actually like the show if it does not accurately portray the novel. All in all it may just depend on your taste. It was much too bland for me.


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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 October 1995 (USA) See more »

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The Buccaneers See more »

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(2 parts) | (5 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

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1.66 : 1
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