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Fanny by Gaslight 

A Victorian aristocrat keeps an evil lord away from an M.P.`s illegitimate daughter.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Chloe Salaman ...  Fanny Hooper 4 episodes, 1981
Peter Woodward ...  Harry Somerford 4 episodes, 1981
Anthony Bate ...  Clive Seymour 4 episodes, 1981
Susan Brown ...  Mrs. Hopwood 4 episodes, 1981
Michael Culver ...  Lord Manderstoke 4 episodes, 1981
Godfrey James Godfrey James ...  Mr. Box Chunks 3 episodes, 1981
Brian Badcoe Brian Badcoe ...  Duc de Chambery 2 episodes, 1981
Julia Chambers Julia Chambers ...  Lucy Beckett 2 episodes, 1981
Julia Goodman Julia Goodman ...  Lady Alicia Seymore 2 episodes, 1981
Ann Payot Ann Payot ...  Kate Somerford 2 episodes, 1981
David Robb ...  Captain Charles Tennant 2 episodes, 1981
Iris Russell Iris Russell ...  Mrs. Somerford 2 episodes, 1981
Nigel Williams Nigel Williams ...  Julian Carteret 2 episodes, 1981
Stephen Yardley ...  'Duke' Hopwood 2 episodes, 1981
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A Victorian aristocrat keeps an evil lord away from an M.P.`s illegitimate daughter.

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Country:

UK

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English

Release Date:

24 September 1981 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Fanny a la luz de gas See more »

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(6 parts)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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Remake of Man of Evil (1944) See more »

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Older, Hidden Gem
16 July 2019 | by greatgreeboSee all my reviews

I've recently found this 1981 BBC mini-series on Amazon and was pleasantly surprised. It's engaging, entertaining and a well done period piece. It doesn't have any of the 1970's-80's CHEESE factor that can sometimes be found in these older shows. For me, it was reminiscent of UPSTAIRS, DOWNSTAIRS or THE DUCHESS OF DUKE STREET (two of my favourites). It reminded me of being young and snuggling into the couch with my Aunt or Grandma to watch the aforementioned BBC shows. This series is definitely worth your time!!!


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