Barchester Chronicles

Barchester Chronicles

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Director: David Giles

Cast: Alan Rickman, Donald Pleasence, Nigel Hawthorne

     
 

Adapted from a series of novels by Anthony Trollope, the Masterpiece Theatre production of The Barchester Chronicles features Donald Pleasence as Reverend Harding. Scandal taints the town of Barchester after the local church becomes the object of a scathing investigative report about the use of church funds. The husbands of Harding's daughters areSee more details below

Overview

Adapted from a series of novels by Anthony Trollope, the Masterpiece Theatre production of The Barchester Chronicles features Donald Pleasence as Reverend Harding. Scandal taints the town of Barchester after the local church becomes the object of a scathing investigative report about the use of church funds. The husbands of Harding's daughters are feuding with each other and each manipulates Harding for their individual purposes. A change in church leadership brings Harding into contact with Reverend Obadiah Slope (Alan Rickman), an unpleasant man who may be hiding some deep secrets.

Product Details

Release Date:
01/25/2005
UPC:
0794051211125
Original Release:
1982
Rating:
NR
Source:
Bbc Warner
Time:
6:14:00
Sales rank:
15,812

Special Features

"Middle England's Marvel": Commemorative profile of Peterborough Cathedral as it celebrated its 750th anniversary in 1989; Cast/author bios

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Scene Index

Side #1 -- Barchester Chronicles, Disc 1
1. Corruption and Nepotism [6:05]
2. Business Talk [4:51]
3. Repel all Reformers [4:28]
4. Why Mr. Harding? [4:53]
5. What's Ours by Law [4:40]
6. Are You Mad? [5:02]
7. We Shall Have Them [5:19]
8. A Personal Attack [9:46]
9. Soul-Searching [7:07]
10. End Credits [1:51]
1. One Last Favor [8:23]
2. Outrage [5:49]
3. Too Late [6:38]
4. To London [5:47]
5. Seeking Haphazard [4:19]
6. Evading the Grantlys [6:32]
7. Legal Advice [4:54]
8. You Can't Resign [5:42]
9. Taking Leave [4:00]
10. End Credits [1:50]
1. A Dying Bishop [5:14]
2. An Untimely Death [4:46]
3. The New Regime [7:34]
4. A Real Adversary [4:21]
5. A False Truth [6:07]
6. Slope in Control [3:45]
7. Overtures [8:35]
8. The Bishop's Reception [6:17]
9. Vanity of Vanities [5:29]
10. End Credits [1:51]
1. Unacceptable Proposition [7:13]
2. Offer Declined [5:03]
3. A Keen Candidate [6:01]
4. Confusing the Issue [5:23]
5. A Rich Widow [5:19]
6. Deep Water [6:01]
7. Clash of Wills [9:32]
8. The Bishop's Regrets [3:18]
9. Evening With the Stanhopes [4:11]
10. End Credits [1:51]
Side #2 -- Barchester Chronicles, Disc 2
1. Mr. Slopes Preoccupations [6:39]
2. Gentlemanly Proportions [2:54]
3. The Lord Taketh Away [6:17]
4. It was Promised [3:40]
5. A Desperate Appeal [3:09]
6. Weak Husbands [6:48]
7. A Divided Heart [7:05]
8. Mr. Slope's Letter [7:43]
9. Impertinence [5:55]
10. End Credits [1:55]
1. Unfinished Business [6:33]
2. Higher Ambition [5:55]
3. Amusing Friends [4:37]
4. Slope Must Leave [5:29]
5. Forget the Pain [3:21]
6. Miss Thorne's Party [9:23]
7. Mr. Slope Interlopes [5:50]
8. A Second Proposal [6:57]
9. Travel With Me [1:11]
10. End Credits [1:52]
1. Odious Behavior [6:05]
2. Goodbye Bertie [8:25]
3. The Signora's Advice [5:09]
4. More Visitors [6:32]
5. A Gratifying Offer [4:33]
6. Visiting Ullathorne [3:47]
7. In the Garden [5:30]
8. What Have I Done Amiss? [5:00]
9. Nothing is Ever the Same [3:43]
10. End Credits [1:51]

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