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Author: Jacqueline DavisJohn MortimerAlvin RakoffDavid ThrelfallMichael HordernAll authors
Publisher: Silver Spring, MD : Acorn Media, [2009]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English
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Leslie Titmuss has never quite fit in among the denizens of Rapstone Village. Socially awkward and hailing from a humble background, he nonetheless aspires to the highest levels of society. He is ready to do whatever it takes to get there. For much of his life, Titmuss was taken under the wing of the kindly Reverend Simcox. This caused little concern for the clergyman's sons - that is, until their father dies and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Television adaptations
Television mini-series
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jacqueline Davis; John Mortimer; Alvin Rakoff; David Threlfall; Michael Hordern; Paul Shelley; Peter Egan; Annette Crosbie; Zoë Wanamaker; FremantleMedia.; Thames Television, ltd.; Euston Films Limited.; Acorn Media (Firm)
OCLC Number: 669049308
Language Note: English audio.
Notes: Title from container.
"Due to music rights, this program has been modified for home video presentation."
Originally broadcast as individual episodes on Masterpiece Theatre between 1986 and 1991.
Cast: David Threlfall, Michael Hordern, Paul Shelley, Peter Egan, Annette Crosbie, Zoë Wanamaker.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 4 videodiscs (approximately 586 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1); Dolby Digital stereo., NTSC.
Contents: v. 1. Death of a saint ; The temptation of Henry Simcox ; Chez Titmuss --
v. 2. Living in the past ; The wrongs of man ; The lost leader --
v. 3. And a Happy New Year to you, too! ; Enigma variations ; The gods of the Copy Book Headings --
v. 4. Faith unfaithful ; The Simcox inheritance.
Other Titles: Masterpiece theatre (Television program)
Paradise postponed (Television program)
Responsibility: a Thames Colour production ; Euston Films Limited ; Fremantle Media Enterprises ; produced by Jacqueline Davis ; written by John Mortimer ; directed by Alvin Rakoff.

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Leslie Titmuss has never quite fit in among the denizens of Rapstone Village. Socially awkward and hailing from a humble background, he nonetheless aspires to the highest levels of society. He is ready to do whatever it takes to get there. For much of his life, Titmuss was taken under the wing of the kindly Reverend Simcox. This caused little concern for the clergyman's sons - that is, until their father dies and Titmuss inherits the family fortune. Follows the families' history from WWII to the height of the Thatcher era.

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