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Egypt: September 1942 

September 1942. After fighting his first battle in the Western desert, Simon Boulderstone sets out in search of his brother, only to learn that he was killed in action. Guy returns from ... See full summary »

Director:

James Cellan Jones

Writers:

Olivia Manning (novels), Alan Plater (screenplay)

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Emma Thompson ... Harriet Pringle
Kenneth Branagh ... Guy Pringle
Charles Kay ... Dobson
Rupert Graves ... Simon Boulderstone
Alan Bennett ... Lord Pinkrose
Robert Stephens ... Castlebar
Ciaran Madden ... Angela Hooper
Diana Hardcastle ... Edwina Little
Greg Hicks ... Aidan Pratt
Sam Dastor Sam Dastor ... Dr. Shafik
Patricia Quinn ... Mona Castlebar
Anthony Calf ... Corporal Arnold
Jeremy Sinden Jeremy Sinden ... Lord Lisdoonvarna
Claire Oberman Claire Oberman ... Mortimer
Erin Donovan ... Phil
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Storyline

September 1942. After fighting his first battle in the Western desert, Simon Boulderstone sets out in search of his brother, only to learn that he was killed in action. Guy returns from Alexandria to take charge of the Institute in Cairo. Harriet feels that she could play no part in his ambitious plans for reorganisation. Written by GusF

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Genres:

Drama | War

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Country:

UK | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 November 1987 (UK) See more »

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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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