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...  Luke Wakefield 3 episodes, 1992
...  Porter 3 episodes, 1992
...  Mad Marion 2 episodes, 1992
Mossie Smith ...  Connie 2 episodes, 1992
...  Richard 2 episodes, 1992
...  Chrissie 2 episodes, 1992
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One of my all time favourite dramas
21 January 2007 | by See all my reviews

This is a wonderfully quirky drama with an intriguing story and oddball characters. A wealthy wastrel with time on his hands becomes involved in an elaborate plot involving suspected murder, cross-dressing and other murky goings-on in London society. The cast do the bizarre story full justice, with Peter Capaldi, Michael Maloney, Miranda Richardson and the inimitable Richard Griffiths giving sterling performances.

I'm very glad that I taped 'Mr Wakefield's Crusade' back in 1992 since the BBC has never seen fit to repeat it. In addition to the fine acting and cinematography, a plaudit must also go to the talented Rachel Portman for her catchy theme tune and incidental music.


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