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A Horseman Riding By 

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Having been invalided out of the Boer War, Paul Craddock buys Shallowford, a manor house and estate in Devon, with money from his late father's scrap-yard business. He soon becomes a ... See full summary »
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Nigel Havers ...  Paul Craddock 12 episodes, 1978
Glyn Houston ...  John Rudd 12 episodes, 1978
Prunella Ransome ...  Claire Craddock / ... 12 episodes, 1978
Valerie Holloway Valerie Holloway ...  Cissie Potter 10 episodes, 1978
Wendy Holloway Wendy Holloway ...  Violet Potter 10 episodes, 1978
Gillian McCutcheon Gillian McCutcheon ...  Dr. Maureen Rudd / ... 8 episodes, 1978
Sarah Porter Sarah Porter ...  Elinor Codsall / ... 8 episodes, 1978
David Delve ...  Will Codsall 8 episodes, 1978
Martin Fisk Martin Fisk ...  Smut Potter 8 episodes, 1978
Philip Martin Brown ...  Sam Potter 7 episodes, 1978
Julie May Julie May ...  Ada Handcock 7 episodes, 1978
Frank Moorey Frank Moorey ...  James Grenfell MP 6 episodes, 1978
Richard Beale Richard Beale ...  Edward Derwent 6 episodes, 1978
Mary Chester Mary Chester ...  Liz Derwent 6 episodes, 1978
Pam St. Clement ...  Meg Potter 6 episodes, 1978
Christopher Reeks Christopher Reeks ...  Henry Pitts 6 episodes, 1978
Fiona Gaunt Fiona Gaunt ...  Grace Craddock / ... 5 episodes, 1978
Milton Johns ...  Reverend Horsey 5 episodes, 1978
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Having been invalided out of the Boer War, Paul Craddock buys Shallowford, a manor house and estate in Devon, with money from his late father's scrap-yard business. He soon becomes a much-respected "Squire" who is determined to treat all his tenant farmers fairly, unlike his predecessor. Written by Martin Underwood <imdb@martinunderwood.f9.co.uk>

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English

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24 September 1978 (UK) See more »

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Een ruiter reed voorbij See more »

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(13 episodes)

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I wish the trilogy had been completed
5 September 2006 | by derjerzySee all my reviews

This series based on the Horseman Trilogy of R.F.Delderfield has a rather rocky start, but after a change of directors after episode 5, it becomes much better. So much so that I wish the series had been completed rather than left at the end of WWI. Presumably it wasn't drawing the audience that the BBC wanted, so they pulled the plug. With the change in direction, the story is filled out, but lack of context for characters in the previous episodes must leave those who have not read the books wondering what is going on. Nigel Havers and Prunella Ransome grow on you just like the series. Havers, then a young actor, ages very well, so does Ransome.


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