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Persuasion (1971– )

TV Mini-series | 225 min | History, Romance

Eight years earlier, Anne Elliot, the daughter of a financially troubled aristocratic family, was persuaded to break off her engagement to Frederick Wentworth, a young seaman, who, though promising, had poor family connections. When her ...See moreEight years earlier, Anne Elliot, the daughter of a financially troubled aristocratic family, was persuaded to break off her engagement to Frederick Wentworth, a young seaman, who, though promising, had poor family connections. When her father rents out the family estate to Admiral Croft, Anne is thrown into company with Frederick, because his sister is Mrs. Croft. Frederick is now a rich and successful Captain, and a highly eligible bachelor. Whom will he marry? One of Anne's sister's husband's sisters? Or will he and Anne rekindle the old flame? Written by GusF See less
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Updated Apr 18, 1971

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Apr 18, 1971 (United Kingdom)

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33 cast members
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Ann Firbank
Anne Elliot Anne Elliot   See fewer
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Bryan Marshall
Captain Wentworth Captain Wentworth   See fewer
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Marian Spencer
Lady Russell Lady Russell   See fewer
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Richard Vernon
Admiral Croft Admiral Croft   See fewer
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Basil Dignam
Sir Walter Elliot Sir Walter Elliot   See fewer
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Valerie Gearon
Elizabeth Elliot Elizabeth Elliot   See fewer
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Georgine Anderson
Mrs. Croft Mrs. Croft   See fewer
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Morag Hood
Mary Musgrove Mary Musgrove   See fewer
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Rowland Davies
Charles Musgrove Charles Musgrove   See fewer
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Mel Martin
Henrietta Musgrove Henrietta Musgrove   See fewer
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Charlotte Mitchell
Mrs. Clay Mrs. Clay   See fewer
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Zhivila Roche
Louisa Musgrove Louisa Musgrove   See fewer
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Noel Dyson
Mrs. Musgrove Mrs. Musgrove   See fewer
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David Savile
Mr. Elliot Mr. Elliot   See fewer
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Michael Culver
Captain Harville Captain Harville   See fewer
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Ernest Hare
Colonel Wallis Colonel Wallis   See fewer
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Gabrielle Daye
Mrs. Rooke Mrs. Rooke   See fewer
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Polly Murch
Mrs. Smith Mrs. Smith   See fewer
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Beatrix Mackey
Lady Dalrymple Lady Dalrymple   See fewer
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Angela Galbraith
Miss Carteret Miss Carteret   See fewer
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William Kendall
Mr. Musgrove Mr. Musgrove   See fewer
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Paul Chapman
Captain Benwick Captain Benwick   See fewer
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Helen Ryan
Mrs. Harville Mrs. Harville   See fewer
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Robert Sansom
Doctor Doctor   See fewer
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Gerry Cowan
Servant Servant   See fewer
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Judith Barker
Jemima Jemima   See fewer
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Edward Jewesbury
Mr. Shepherd Mr. Shepherd   See fewer
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Paul Alexander
Charles Hayter Charles Hayter   See fewer
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Joseph Berry
Servant Servant   See fewer
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George Malpas
George George   See fewer
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6.6 / 10 | 409 votes