The Pallisers (1974– )
After Glencora confesses to Plantagenant of her love for Burgo, he turns down an appointment to the Exchequor in order to take her abroad and work on their marriage.


Hugh David


Anthony Trollope (based on the novels of), Simon Raven (written for television by)


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Episode cast overview:
Susan Hampshire ... Glencora
Philip Latham ... Plantagenet
Roland Culver ... Duke of Omnium
Roger Livesey ... Duke of St. Bungay
Caroline Mortimer Caroline Mortimer ... Alice Vavasor
Gary Watson ... George Vavasor
Barry Justice ... Burgo Fitzgerald
John Glyn-Jones John Glyn-Jones ... John Vavasor
Karin MacCarthy Karin MacCarthy ... Kate Vavasor
Bernard Brown ... John Grey
Gordon Gostelow Gordon Gostelow ... Mr. Scruby
Wendy Williams Wendy Williams ... Jane
George Hagan George Hagan ... Mr. Gogram
John Slavid John Slavid ... Head Croupier
Maurice Quick Maurice Quick ... Collingwood


After the events at Lady Monk's ball, Glencora and Plantagenet have a frank talk. She confesses to him that she very nearly ran away with Burgo Fitzgerald and urges Plantagenet to make a life for himself without her. He tells her that he loves her very much, something Glencora refuses to believe, and says that the fact she has not borne him a child is of no consequence. He announces that he will withdraw from participating in the current session of Parliament and they will go off to Europe for a prolonged holiday. Unfortunately for his career, his decision comes at an inopportune moment. At Plantagenet's suggestion, Glencora invites Alice Vavasor to accompany her on the holiday. Alice has also had to deal with her fiancé Charles Vavasor who's learned that his late grandfather has left the estate to Alice's father. Worried about money - he's widely in debt and it's only his standing as a Member of Pariliament that gives him immunity from prosecution - Charles lashes out at Alice, ... Written by garykmcd

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Drama | Romance


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(at around 38 mins) An exterior shot of the Palliser house clearly shows the house number is 25 Park Lane. A little later, Phineas Finn asks a cab drive for the fare to "24 Park Lane." See more »


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16 February 1974 (UK) See more »

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