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Anglo-Saxon Attitudes

Season 1
6.81992NR
This darkly comic satire skewers British social and academic hypocrisy. Richard Johnson (The Camomile Lawn) stars as Gerald Middleton, a retired historian coming to terms with his life's folly, with Tara Fitzgerald as his former flame. Based on the novel by Angus Wilson and adapted for the screen by Andrew Davies (Bridget Jones's Diary).
Starring
Richard JohnsonTara FitzgeraldDaniel Craig
Genres
Drama
Subtitles
English [CC]
Audio languages
English

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  1. 1. Episode 1
    May 12, 1992
    1 h 17 min
    NR
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    At age 60, disillusioned with academia and estranged from his family, retired historian Gerald Middleton looks back on the summer of 1912. Then, as a young man, he witnessed the discovery of a phallic idol in the excavated grave of a medieval bishop and fell in love with Dollie, his best friend's fiance.
  2. 2. Anglo-Saxon Attitudes: Episode 2
    May 17, 1992
    1 h 18 min
    ALL
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Over Gerald's objections, Inge Middleton invites the conniving Larrie to stay with her at the family estate--not knowing that Larrie and her favorite son, John, are secretly lovers. Meanwhile, trying to uncover the truth about the Melpham idol, Gerald visits Professor Portway's widow, Lilian, in France.
  3. 3. Anglo-Saxon Attitudes: Episode 3
    May 24, 1992
    1 h 14 min
    NR
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    With an angry confrontation between Robin and his brother-in-law and emotional entrances by Elvira and Larrie, a soiree thrown by Marie Helene ends in disaster for all three of the Middleton children. Gerald reconnects with Dollie after years of separation and finally learns the unambiguous truth about the Melpham idol.

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Directors
Diarmuid Lawrence
Producers
John Hambley
Network
Euston Films Ltd.
Supporting actors
Douglas HodgeElizabeth SpriggsKate Winslet