Oliver's Travels

Oliver's Travels

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Director: Giles Foster

Cast: Giles Foster, Sinéad Cusack, Alan Bates, Mollie Sugden

     
 

The title character in this five-part British miniseries was a university lecturer (Alan Bates) with a fondness for anagrams and crossword puzzles. Laid off from his academic job, Oliver embarks upon a search for Aristotle, his favorite crossword compiler and creator of the intellectual game Mastermind. Following the trail to Wales, Oliver and his predestined… See more details below

Overview

The title character in this five-part British miniseries was a university lecturer (Alan Bates) with a fondness for anagrams and crossword puzzles. Laid off from his academic job, Oliver embarks upon a search for Aristotle, his favorite crossword compiler and creator of the intellectual game Mastermind. Following the trail to Wales, Oliver and his predestined companion, police officer Diane Priest (Sinead Cusack), get entangled in a life-threatening mystery. Written by the prolific Alan Plater, Oliver's Travels made its BBC bow in 1995.

Product Details

Release Date:
03/01/2005
UPC:
0054961748693
Original Release:
1995
Rating:
NR
Source:
Acorn Media
Time:
4:05:00

Special Features

Closed Caption; Cast filmographies; Scene index

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Scene Index

Side #1 -- Vol. 1
1. Redundant [10:44]
2. Search for Aristotle [7:44]
3. Missing Person [11:01]
4. Homicide Research [11:45]
5. Plan A or B? [8:08]
1. Credentials [10:42]
2. Adjoining Rooms [10:23]
3. Popular [2:48]
4. At First Light [6:02]
5. Monumental Mason [8:32]
1. Security Man [13:16]
2. About a Boy [10:47]
3. Haunted [9:50]
4. Still Here? [7:37]
5. Honeymoon [8:19]
Side #2 -- Vol. 2
1. Baron Kite [11:56]
2. Piano Player [12:22]
3. Alone at Last [7:24]
4. Hacker [7:16]
5. Sermon [10:34]
1. Journey's End [9:30]
2. Fax [10:17]
3. Mary Scott [7:22]
4. Church Meeting [11:25]
5. Aristotle [8:51]

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