After a life spent seeking pleasure and decadence, Casanova seeks his one true love, Henriette.
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Rose Byrne ...  Edith 3 episodes, 2005
David Tennant ...  Casanova 3 episodes, 2005
Peter O'Toole ...  Older Casanova 3 episodes, 2005
Rupert Penry-Jones ...  Grimani 3 episodes, 2005
Shaun Parkes ...  Rocco 3 episodes, 2005
Laura Fraser ...  Henriette 3 episodes, 2005
Nina Sosanya ...  Bellino 3 episodes, 2005
Antonio Lujak ...  Servant 3 episodes, 2005
Clare Higgins ...  Cook 2 episodes, 2005
James Holly James Holly ...  Jack aged 6 / ... 2 episodes, 2005
Brock Everitt-Elwick Brock Everitt-Elwick ...  Jack aged 11 2 episodes, 2005
Martin Oldfield Martin Oldfield ...  Judge 2 episodes, 2005
Matt Lucas ...  Villars 2 episodes, 2005
Freddie Jones ...  Bragadin 2 episodes, 2005
Richard James ...  Doctor 1 2 episodes, 2005
Ron Cook ...  Prisoner 2 episodes, 2005
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After a life spent seeking pleasure and decadence, Casanova seeks his one true love, Henriette.

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 March 2005 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Казанова See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(3 parts)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Russell T. Davies was so impressed by David Tennant's performance as Casanova that he cast him as the Tenth Doctor in Doctor Who (2005). See more »

Quotes

Grimani: Giacomo Casanova. I arrest you in the name of the great Council of Venice for offences against the Government and Church.
Henriette: Jack!
Giacomo Casanova: Henriette!
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Referenced in Parkinson: Episode dated 5 May 2007 (2007) See more »

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It works for me
6 April 2005 | by dilly_dotSee all my reviews

Russell T Davies and the enthusiastic cast has given this a real feeling of life and excitement using the exterior shots in Venice to their best advantage. David Tennant is brilliantly engaging, funny and attractive playing the 'lad about town' with such confidence and swagger and a touch of vulnerability that it's not difficult to understand why he attracted all his conquests. Casting O'Toole was inspired and at one point with both he and Tennant on screen I was struck by how well they seemed to 'match up' in a way that Ewan Magregor and Alec Guiness (for example) could not. Laura Fraser who I always thought was overlooked in "Knight's Tale" is perfect as the elusive Henriette. I'm looking forward to the rest


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