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Benjamin Whitrow

  • Feb 17, 1937 - Sep 28, 2017 (age 80)
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2017
Benjamin Whitrow
PersonalSeptember 2017

Benjamin Whitrow

Benjamin Whitrow passed away.
Darkest Hour
MovieSep 1, 2017

Darkest Hour

Within days of becoming Prime Minister of the United …
Within days of becoming Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Winston Churchill (Gary Oldman) must face one of his most turbulent and defining trials: exploring a negotiated peace treaty with Nazi Germany, or continuing the war. As the unstoppable Nazi forces roll across Western Europe and the threat of invasion appears to be imminent, and with an unprepared public, a skeptical King, and his own party plotting against him, Churchill must withstand his darkest hour, rally a nation, and attempt to change the course of world history.
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2015
Wolf Hall
TV ShowJan 21, 2015

Wolf Hall

Wolf Hall is a British television serial first broadcast on BBC …
Wolf Hall is a British television serial first broadcast on BBC Two in January 2015. The six-part series is an adaptation of two of Hilary Mantel's novels, Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies, a fictionalised biography documenting the rapid rise to power of Thomas Cromwell in the court of Henry VIII through to the death of Sir Thomas More, followed by Cromwell's success in freeing the king of his marriage to Anne Boleyn. Wolf Hall was first broadcast in April 2015 in the United States on PBS and in Australia on BBC First.
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2013
Toast of London
TV ShowOct 20, 2013

Toast of London

Toast of London is a British television sitcom set in …
Toast of London is a British television sitcom set in London. It was created by Arthur Mathews and Matt Berry and stars Berry as Steven Toast, an eccentric, middle-aged actor with a chequered past who spends more time dealing with his problems off stage than performing on it. Three seasons were broadcast on Channel 4, all directed by Michael Cumming. Series 2 and 3 were shot at West London Film Studios. In the United States, Toast of London is available on IFC and Netflix.
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Man Down
TV ShowOct 18, 2013

Man Down

Man Down is a British sitcom first broadcast on Friday 18 …
Man Down is a British sitcom first broadcast on Friday 18 October 2013 on Channel 4 and starring Greg Davies as Dan, a man who hates his job as a teacher, and Rik Mayall as his father. Channel 4 commissioned an additional 25 minute Christmas special before the first series aired, and a second series was announced during Davies's live tour "The Back of My Mum's Head", though this was prior to Rik Mayall's death in June 2014. Following Mayall's death, Davies met with Channel 4, to discuss the future of the show. However on 28th November 2014, Channel 4 announced that Man Down would return for a second Christmas special on 23rd December 2014 with a second series due to follow in 2015.
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2009
Bomber
MovieMar 14, 2009

Bomber

An 83 year-old man returns to Germany for a long planned …
An 83 year-old man returns to Germany for a long planned journey of atonement. When Ross, his useless son agrees to drive him there, a nightmare family road trip ensues.
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2005
The Queen's Sister
MovieNov 27, 2005

The Queen's Sister

Following the death of her father George VI princess Margaret …
Following the death of her father George VI princess Margaret hopes to marry the war hero Peter Townsend but is told that if she does she will be cut out of the Civil List and receive no ...
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2004
Doc Martin
TV ShowSep 2, 2004

Doc Martin

Doc Martin is a British television medical comedy drama …
Doc Martin is a British television medical comedy drama series starring Martin Clunes in the title role. It was created by Dominic Minghella after the character of Dr Martin Bamford in the 2000 comedy film Saving Grace. The programme is set in the fictional seaside village of Portwenn and filmed on location in the village of Port Isaac, Cornwall, United Kingdom, with most interior scenes shot in a converted local barn.
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Island at War
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TV ShowJul 11, 2004

Island at War

Island at War is a British television series that tells the story of …
Island at War is a British television series that tells the story of the German occupation of the Channel Islands. It primarily focuses on three local families: the upper class Dorrs, the middle class Mahys, and the working class Jonases, and four German officers. The fictional island of St. Gregory serves as a stand-in for the real-life islands Guernsey and Jersey, and the story is compiled from the events on both islands.
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Murder in Suburbia
TV ShowMar 13, 2004

Murder in Suburbia

Murder in Suburbia is a British television drama series first …
Murder in Suburbia is a British television drama series first broadcast on ITV on 13 March 2004. The series focuses on the work of DS Emma Scribbins (Lisa Faulkner) and DI Kate Ashurst (Caroline Catz), police detectives assigned to the murder squad of the fictional suburban English town of Middleford. In this capacity, they are supervised by DCI Jeremy Sullivan (Jeremy Sheffield).
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2003
Henry VIII
MovieOct 12, 2003

Henry VIII

Two part mini-series documenting the stormy thirty-eight-year …
Two part mini-series documenting the stormy thirty-eight-year reign of King Henry VIII.
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The Royal
TV ShowJan 19, 2003

The Royal

The Royal is a British period medical drama produced by …
The Royal is a British period medical drama produced by ITV and aired normally on Sundays in the early evening slot; episodes after 21 June 2009 were also broadcast on ITV HD. The show consisted of eight series of one-hour episodes and was broadcast on ITV from 2003 until the show was cancelled in 2011, with repeats continuing on ITV3. The show is set in the 1960s and focuses on the fictional "St Aidan's Royal Free Hospital", an NHS hospital serving the fictional rural seaside town of Elsinby and its surrounding area. The show began as a spin-off of ITV's period police drama series, Heartbeat, featuring characters from Heartbeat during the first three series, before becoming its own entity.
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2000
Chicken Run
MovieJun 17, 2000

Chicken Run

Chicken Run is a comedy escape drama with a touch of …
Chicken Run is a comedy escape drama with a touch of passion set on a sinister Yorkshire chicken farm in 1950's England. The film follows the turbulent romance between two farmyard chickens, Rocky and Ginger, who yearn for freedom and plan a daring 'prisoner of war' style escape.
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Monarch of the Glen
TV ShowFeb 27, 2000

Monarch of the Glen

Monarch of the Glen is a British drama television series …
Monarch of the Glen is a British drama television series produced by Ecosse Films for BBC Scotland and broadcast on BBC One for seven series between February 2000 and October 2005 with 64 episodes in total.
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1997
The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling
TV ShowNov 9, 1997

The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling

The History of Tom Jones – …
The History of Tom Jones – A Foundling is a five-part TV series produced by the BBC in 1997. It features Max Beesley in the title role, alongside Brian Blessed and Samantha Morton. It is based on the picaresque novel of the same name by Henry Fielding.
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FairyTale: A True Story
MovieOct 24, 1997

FairyTale: A True Story

Based on factual accounts, …
Based on factual accounts, this is the story of two young girls that, somehow, have the ability to take pictures of winged beings... which certainly causes quite a stir throughout England during the time of the first World War. Everyone, except the girls who think it's quite normal, are excited about this "photographic proof" that fairies exist... even the great Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Harry Houdini pay the girls a visit.
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Jonathan Creek
TV ShowMay 10, 1997

Jonathan Creek

Jonathan Creek is a British mystery crime drama series produced …
Jonathan Creek is a British mystery crime drama series produced by the BBC and written by David Renwick. It stars Alan Davies as the title character, who works as a creative consultant to a stage magician while also solving seemingly supernatural mysteries through his talent for logical deduction and his understanding of illusions.
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The Saint
MovieApr 3, 1997

The Saint

Simon Templar, a fictitious name a young orphan boy invented …
Simon Templar, a fictitious name a young orphan boy invented for himself in a Hong Kong orphanage years ago, is now a suave, debonair, international thief who needs to pull off just one more exuberant heist to put him at the fifty million dollar mark in his Swiss bank account (his goal amount for retirement). An easy job: simply steal Dr. Emma Russel's formula for cold-fusion, and deliver it to a Russian billionaire bent on sending Russia back to Communism. No problem, right? Wrong! There's one thing Mr. Templar, master of disguise didn't count on, falling in love.
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Midsomer Murders
TV ShowMar 23, 1997

Midsomer Murders

Midsomer Murders is a British television detective drama …
Midsomer Murders is a British television detective drama that has aired on ITV since 1997. The show is based on Caroline Graham's Chief Inspector Barnaby book series, as originally adapted for television by Anthony Horowitz. A major success in viewership since its first episode, the series has been marketed worldwide in numerous countries.
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1996
Best Actor
Nomination1996

Best Actor

Nominated for "Pride and Prejudice".
British Academy Television Award
1995
Restoration
MovieDec 29, 1995

Restoration

An aspiring young physician, Robert Merivel found himself …
An aspiring young physician, Robert Merivel found himself in the service of King Charles II and saves the life of a spaniel dear to the King. Merivel joins the King's court and lives the high life provided to someone of his position. Merivel is ordered to marry one of the King's mistresses in order to divert the suspicions of another one of his mistresses. He is given one order by the king and that is not to fall in love. The situation worsens when Merivel finds himself in love with his new wife. Eventually, the King finds out and relieves Merivel of his position and wealth. His fall from grace leaves Merivel where he first started. And through his travels and reunites with an old friend, he rediscovers his love for true medicine and what it really means to be a physician.
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1994
Angus Imrie
ChildAugust 1994

Angus Imrie

Angus William Jake Imrie (born 2 August 1994) is an English …
Angus William Jake Imrie (born 2 August 1994) is an English actor. He is known for playing the character Josh Archer, in BBC Radio 4's long-running drama serial The Archers. In 2014, he won the casting agency Spotlight's Most Promising Actor Award at The Sunday Times National Student Drama Festival. The son of the actors Celia Imrie and Benjamin Whitrow, he made his screen debut in the BBC film drama Station Jim, at the age of five.
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1992
Chaplin
MovieDec 16, 1992

Chaplin

Chaplin is a 1992 British-American biographical comedy-drama …
Chaplin is a 1992 British-American biographical comedy-drama film about the life of British comedian Charlie Chaplin. It was produced and directed by Richard Attenborough and stars Robert Downey Jr., Marisa Tomei, Dan Aykroyd, Penelope Ann Miller, and Kevin Kline. It also features Geraldine Chaplin in the role of her own paternal grandmother, Hannah Chaplin.
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Damage
MovieDec 2, 1992

Damage

A member of Parliament (Irons) falls passionately in love with …
A member of Parliament (Irons) falls passionately in love with his son's fiancée. They pursue their affair with obsessive abandon despite the dangers of discovery and what it would do to his complacent life and his son. Completely obsessed, he wants to give up his current lifestyle to be with her. She has no intention of allowing him to do this, preferring to have her marriage to the son as a cover. They are eventually discovered, and must deal with the damage. Based on the novel by Josephine Hart.
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1989
A Bit of Fry and Laurie
TV ShowJan 13, 1989

A Bit of Fry and Laurie

A Bit of Fry & Laurie is a …
A Bit of Fry & Laurie is a British sketch comedy television series written by and starring former Cambridge Footlights members Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie, broadcast on both BBC1 and BBC2 between 1989 and 1995. It ran for four series and totalled 26 episodes, including a 36-minute pilot episode in 1987.
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Agatha Christie's Poirot
TV ShowJan 8, 1989

Agatha Christie's Poirot

Poirot (also known as Agatha …
Poirot (also known as Agatha Christie's Poirot) is a British mystery drama television series that aired on ITV from 8 January 1989 to 13 November 2013. David Suchet stars as the eponymous detective, Agatha Christie's fictional Hercule Poirot. Initially produced by LWT, the series was later produced by ITV Studios. The series also aired on VisionTV in Canada and on PBS and A&E in the United States.
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1988
A Man for All Seasons
MovieDec 21, 1988

A Man for All Seasons

King Henry VIII wants to …
King Henry VIII wants to divorce his wife, and seeks the approval of the aristocracy. Sir Thomas More is a man of principle and reason, and is thus placed in a difficult position: should he...
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On the Black Hill
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MovieSep 13, 1988

On the Black Hill

The story covers eighty years in the lives of a pair of Welsh …
The story covers eighty years in the lives of a pair of Welsh identical twins with an unusual bond, as they go through war, love affairs, and land disputes.
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Hawks
MovieAug 5, 1988

Hawks

Two terminally ill patients in a hospital yearn for relief from …
Two terminally ill patients in a hospital yearn for relief from their predicament. With little or no friends, they form an uneasy alliance and plot an escape for one last wild time.
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Coming Through
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MovieFeb 4, 1988

Coming Through

Celebrated actor and actress Sir Kenneth Branagh (Hamlet) …
Celebrated actor and actress Sir Kenneth Branagh (Hamlet) and Dame Helen Mirren (Prime Suspect) star in this movie by award-winning playwright Alan Plater about one of the great love ...
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1987
Brimstone and Treacle
MovieAug 25, 1987

Brimstone and Treacle

Tom Bates is racked with …
Tom Bates is racked with guilt over causing his daughter, Patricia, to be an invalid (she accidentally ran into an oncoming truck after catching him and his secretary having sex), so he reluctantly invites a young man home to dinner whom he mistakenly believes is his daughter's old school friend. Mrs. Bates finds their visitor, Martin Taylor, quite charming and welcomes the change in the long and arduous work of taking care of their daughter, so she invites him to stay for a few days. Mr. Bates is quite leery of Martin, but in the interest of keeping peace with his wife and trying to keep his guilt in check, he agrees to let him stay. Martin slowly exploits the Bates' trust as he hatches an evil plot that will change all of their lives.
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Personal Services
MovieFeb 12, 1987

Personal Services

Personal Services is a 1987 British comedy film directed by …
Personal Services is a 1987 British comedy film directed by Terry Jones and written by David Leland. It is the story of the rise of a madam of a suburban brothel which caters to older men. The story is inspired by the real experiences of Cynthia Payne, the legendary "House of Cyn" madam.
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Inspector Morse
TV ShowJan 6, 1987

Inspector Morse

Inspector Morse is a British detective drama television …
Inspector Morse is a British detective drama television series based on a series of novels by Colin Dexter. It starred John Thaw as Chief Inspector Morse and Kevin Whately as Sergeant Lewis. The series comprises 33 two-hour episodes (100 minutes excluding commercials) produced between 1987 and 2000. Dexter made uncredited cameo appearances in all but three of the episodes.
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1986
Casualty
TV ShowSep 6, 1986

Casualty

Casualty, stylised as CASUAL⁺Y, is a British medical drama …
Casualty, stylised as CASUAL⁺Y, is a British medical drama series that airs weekly on BBC One (sometimes with a short break in the summer between series, but not always). It is the longest-running emergency medical drama television series in the world, and the most enduring medical drama shown on prime time television in the world. Created by Jeremy Brock and Paul Unwin, it was first broadcast in the United Kingdom on BBC One on 6 September 1986. The original producer was Geraint Morris.
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Muzzy in Gondoland
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MovieJun 13, 1986

Muzzy in Gondoland

Muzzy in Gondoland (often shortened to simply Muzzy) …
Muzzy in Gondoland (often shortened to simply Muzzy) is an animated film first created by the BBC in 1986 as a way of teaching English as a second language. The English version of Muzzy features the voices of Willie Rushton, Miriam Margolyes, Susan Sheridan, Derek Griffiths, Jack May and Benjamin Whitrow. DMP Organization later acquired the rights to Muzzy and translated it into other languages (see below). It is unknown, however, who plays whom in the various dubbed versions of the film.
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Clockwise
MovieMar 14, 1986

Clockwise

The stern, demanding headmaster of a British boys' school is …
The stern, demanding headmaster of a British boys' school is scheduled to give an important speech. On his way there, he is delayed by one humorous mishap or accident after another. As his frustration mounts, his comic responses to these random obstacles become more and more intense.
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1985
After Henry
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TV ShowApr 17, 1985

After Henry

After Henry is a British sitcom written by Simon Brett. It …
After Henry is a British sitcom written by Simon Brett. It started on BBC Radio 4 and later moved to television. Prunella Scales and Joan Sanderson starred in both radio and television versions. A novel, also by Simon Brett, followed the series.
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1983
Agatha Christie's Partners in Crime
TV ShowOct 16, 1983

Agatha Christie's Partners in Crime

Agatha Christie's Partners in …
Agatha Christie's Partners in Crime is a 1983 British television series based on the short stories of the same name by Agatha Christie. It was directed by John A. Davis and Tony Wharmby and starred Francesca Annis and James Warwick in the leading roles of wife and husband sleuths Prudence 'Tuppence' and Tommy Beresford. Reece Dinsdale co-starred as Albert in all but two episodes.
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1981
Bergerac
TV ShowOct 18, 1981

Bergerac

Bergerac is a British television series set in Jersey, which …
Bergerac is a British television series set in Jersey, which ran from 18 October 1981 to 26 December 1991. Produced by the BBC in association with the Seven Network, and first screened on BBC1, it starred John Nettles as the title character Jim Bergerac, who initially is a detective sergeant in Le Bureau des Étrangers ("The Foreigners' Office", a fictional department dealing with non-Jersey residents), within the States of Jersey Police, but later left the force and became a private investigator.
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Bognor
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TV ShowFeb 10, 1981

Bognor

Bognor is a British drama television series, made by Thames …
Bognor is a British drama television series, made by Thames Television for ITV. It was originally shown in twenty one episodes between 10 February 1981 and 23 March 1982. It was based on a series of novels by Tim Heald featuring Simon Bognor, an investigator working for of the Board of Trade, starring David Horovitch on the title role.
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1979
Minder
TV ShowOct 29, 1979

Minder

Minder is a British comedy-drama about the London criminal …
Minder is a British comedy-drama about the London criminal underworld. Initially produced by Verity Lambert, it was made by Euston Films, a subsidiary of Thames Television and shown on ITV (originally by Thames, then Central Independent Television in 1993 and 1994 after Thames lost its franchise). The original show ran for ten series between 29 October 1979 and 10 March 1994. The series was notable for using a range of leading British actors, as well as many up-and-coming performers before they hit the big time; at its peak it was one of ITV's biggest ratings winners.
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Quadrophenia
MovieMay 14, 1979

Quadrophenia

Quadrophenia is a 1979 British drama film, loosely based on …
Quadrophenia is a 1979 British drama film, loosely based on The Who's 1973 rock opera of the same name. It was directed by Franc Roddam in his feature directing début. Unlike the adaptation of Tommy, Quadrophenia is not a musical film, and the band does not appear live in the film.
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Danger UXB
TV ShowJan 8, 1979

Danger UXB

Danger UXB is a 1979 British ITV television series set during …
Danger UXB is a 1979 British ITV television series set during the Second World War developed by John Hawkesworth and starring Anthony Andrews as Lieutenant Brian Ash, an officer in the Royal Engineers.
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1978
Rumpole of the Bailey
TV ShowApr 3, 1978

Rumpole of the Bailey

Rumpole of the Bailey is a …
Rumpole of the Bailey is a British television series created and written by the British writer and barrister John Mortimer. It starred Leo McKern as Horace Rumpole, an elderly London barrister who defended a broad variety of clients, often underdogs. The TV series led to the stories being presented in other media including books and radio.
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1975
The Sweeney
TV ShowJan 2, 1975

The Sweeney

The Sweeney is a 1970s British television police drama …
The Sweeney is a 1970s British television police drama focusing on two members of the Flying Squad, a branch of the Metropolitan Police specialising in tackling armed robbery and violent crime in London. Starring John Thaw as Detective Inspector Jack Regan and Dennis Waterman as his partner, Detective Sergeant George Carter. The programme's title derives from 'Sweeney Todd', which is Cockney rhyming slang for "Flying Squad". Produced by Thames Television subsidiary Euston Films for broadcast on the ITV network. It began as a television film Regan written by Ian Kennedy Martin, brother of Troy Kennedy Martin, who wrote several episodes and also the second film. Such was its popularity in the UK that it spawned two feature film spin-offs, Sweeney! and Sweeney 2. In the early 90s repeats aired on UK GOLD but repeats currently air on ITV4...
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1974
The Pallisers
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TV ShowJan 19, 1974

The Pallisers

The Pallisers is a 1974 BBC television adaptation of …
The Pallisers is a 1974 BBC television adaptation of Anthony Trollope's Palliser novels. Set in Victorian era England with a backdrop of parliamentary life, Simon Raven's dramatisation covers six of Anthony Trollope's novels and follows the events of the characters over two decades.
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1973
The Merchant of Venice
MovieOct 7, 1973

The Merchant of Venice

Antonio's friend Bassanio is …
Antonio's friend Bassanio is in love and needs money to go courting. Using Antonio as his collateral, he borrows money from Shylock. But when the debt comes due, Shylock demands repayment ...
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1972
Catherine Cook
Marriage1972

Catherine Cook

Married Catherine Cook.
1937
Benjamin Whitrow
BirthFebruary 1937

Benjamin Whitrow

Benjamin Whitrow was born.
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