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Barchester Chronicles [2 Discs] [DVD] [1982]

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.
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    Overview

    Special Features


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

    Synopsis


    The Barchester Chronicles
    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. ~ Perry Seibert, Rovi

    Cast & Crew


    • Alan Rickman
      Alan Rickman - Rev. Obadiah Slope
    • Donald Pleasence
      Donald Pleasence - Rev. Harding
    • Nigel Hawthorne
      Nigel Hawthorne - Archdeacon Grantly
    • Geraldine McEwan
      Geraldine McEwan
    • Susan Hampshire
      Susan Hampshire



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