The Forsyte Saga (2002– )
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Episode #1.5 

TV-PG | | Drama, Romance | Episode aired 5 May 2002
Many years have passed since Irene left him and Soames has now decided that he wants a divorce. He's met an attractive young woman, Annette Lamotte, who with her mother runs a restaurant in... See full summary »

Director:

David Moore

Writers:

John Galsworthy (novel), Jan McVerry

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Ann Bell ... Aunt Hester
Wendy Craig ... Aunt Juley
Ben Miles ... Montague Dartie
Julian Ovenden ... Val Dartie
Amanda Root ... Winifred
Alice Patten ... Imogen
Barbara Flynn ... Emily
Damian Lewis ... Soames Forsyte
Beatriz Batarda ... Annette
Kika Markham ... Mme Lamotte
Alistair Petrie ... George
Hannah Roberts Hannah Roberts ... Paloma
Karina Fernandez ... Nuria
Laurence Penry-Jones Laurence Penry-Jones ... Crum
John Carlisle John Carlisle ... James Forsyte
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Storyline

Many years have passed since Irene left him and Soames has now decided that he wants a divorce. He's met an attractive young woman, Annette Lamotte, who with her mother runs a restaurant in Soho. He asks Young Jolyon, who is trustee of the legacy his father left her, to ask if she could provide him with grounds for divorce. She assures Jolyon that there has been no one in her life, a message he relays to Soames who refuses to believe it. He even visits Irene but unable to find grounds for divorce, he decides that he wants her back. All he manages to do is frighten her into fleeing to Paris. Val Dartie is disgusted by his drunken father, Montague Darty, who he sees cavorting with courtesans in a casino. Montague decides to abandon his family and leave for Buenos Aires. Soames insists that his sister Winnifred institute divorce proceedings. Val and Jolyon's daughter Holly strike up a close friendship. When they agree to marry, Holly's brother Jolly intervenes challenging him to join the... Written by garykmcd

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Genres:

Drama | Romance

Certificate:

TV-PG
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Language:

English

Release Date:

5 May 2002 (UK) See more »

Company Credits

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Granada Television,WGBH See more »
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Color

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1.66 : 1
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Quotes

Old Jolyon: My fortune can do nothing for the past... might do some good for the future.
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Soundtracks

Orfeo and Eurydice
(uncredited)
Composed by Christoph Willibald Gluck (1762) (as Christopher Willibald Gluck)
Heard at opera
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