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BBC Classic Drama: Barchester Chronicles #2/7

19/09/2018

 

The Barchester Chronicles is a 1982 British television serial produced by the BBC. It is an adaptation of Anthony Trollope’s first two Chronicles of Barsetshire novels, The Warden and Barchester Towers. The series was directed by David Giles. Location work was filmed in and around Peterborough Cathedral, using locations such as the Deanery and Laurel Court. The series starred Donald Pleasence as Mr Harding, Nigel Hawthorne as Archdeacon Grantly, Angela Pleasence as Mrs Grantly, Cyril Luckham as Bishop Grantly, David Gwillim as John Bold, George Costigan as Tom Towers, John Ringham as Finney, Barbara Flynn as Mary Bold, Janet Maw as Eleanor Harding, Clive Swift as Bishop Proudie, Geraldine McEwan as Mrs Proudie, Alan Rickman as Obadiah Slope, Susan Hampshire as Signora Madeline Neroni, and Ursula Howells as Miss Thorne.

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