The Grand (1997–1998)
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Episode #2.7 

Edward Lawrence comes to the Grand to find Esmee. Forty years ago they were deeply in love but the class system was against them - she was a lady's maid to his mother - and they were forced... See full summary »

Director:

Indra Bhose

Writers:

Russell T. Davies (series deviser), Chris Thompson

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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Naomi Radcliffe ... Lynne Milligan
Rebecca Callard ... Kate Morris
Maria Mescki Maria Mescki ... Brenda Potter
Paul Warriner Paul Warriner ... Clive Evans
Christine Mackie Christine Mackie ... Mrs. Harvey
Julia Haworth ... Lark Rothery (as Julia Howarth)
Victoria Scarborough ... Ruth Bannerman
Mark McGann ... Marcus Bannerman
Peter Anthony Peter Anthony ... Crooner
Michael Begley Michael Begley ... Jim Craig
Ifan Meredith ... Stephen Bannerman
Susan Hampshire ... Esme Harkness
Tim Healy ... Jacob Collins
Frank Finlay ... Edward Lawrence
Colin Parry Colin Parry ... Waiter
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Edward Lawrence comes to the Grand to find Esmee. Forty years ago they were deeply in love but the class system was against them - she was a lady's maid to his mother - and they were forced to part. He is now a wealthy widower, aware of her profession, and keen to marry her. She accepts but when she visits his children, who are wary of her, she is told that he is still in love with his recently-deceased wife and essentially on the rebound. He breaks down and cries. Esmee returns to the Grand and accepts an offer made to her earlier by Marcus to give proper organization of the prostitutes at the Manhattan. Ruth panics when Marcus calls a doctor to examine her and runs away to find Edith, for whose unwanted baby she is paying. Edith is late and the baby has to be induced but arrives in time for her to tell Marcus they have a son. He slaps her however for causing him to worry about the future of his child. Clive tries to get the staff to join a union after he has served at a T.U.C. ... Written by don @ minifie-1

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13 March 1998 (UK) See more »

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