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  • Paradise Postponed (1986–1986)
  • TV Mini-series | 569 min | Drama
Paradise Postponed (1986–1986)
TV Mini-series | 569 min | Drama

A clergyman, famous for his support of left-wing causes, dies, and surprises his family by leaving a great deal of money to a Conservative Member of Parliament. Why?
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John Mortimer (novel)
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Updated Sep 15, 1986

Release date (First episode)
Sep 15, 1986 (United Kingdom)

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Cast

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126 cast members
Name Episodes Known for
Annette Crosbie
Dorothy Simcox Dorothy Simcox   See fewer
11
Paul Shelley
Fred Simcox Fred Simcox   See fewer
11
Peter Egan
Henry Simcox Henry Simcox   See fewer
11
David Threlfall
Leslie Titmuss Leslie Titmuss   See fewer
11
Michael Hordern
Simeon Simcox Simeon Simcox   See fewer
10
Alan Rowe
Wyebrow Wyebrow   See fewer
10
Eleanor David
Agnes Simcox / Agnes Salter Agnes Simcox / Agnes Salter   See fewer
9
Jill Bennett
Lady Grace Fanner Lady Grace Fanner   See fewer
9
Zoë Wanamaker
Charlotte Titmuss / Charlotte Fanner Charlotte Titmuss / Charlotte Fanner   See fewer
9
Richard Vernon
Sir Nicholas Fanner Sir Nicholas Fanner   See fewer
9
Colin Blakely
Dr. Salter Dr. Salter   See fewer
8
Andrew Bicknell
Christopher Kempenflatt / Christopher Kemperflatt Christopher Kempenflatt / Christopher Kemperflatt   See fewer
8
Sylvia Kay
Elsie Titmuss Elsie Titmuss   See fewer
7
Claire Oberman
Lonnie Simcox / Lonnie Hope Lonnie Simcox / Lonnie Hope   See fewer
7
Thorley Walters
Doughty Strove Doughty Strove   See fewer
7
Dominic Jephcott
Magnus Strove Magnus Strove   See fewer
7
Ann Davies
Bridget Bigwell Bridget Bigwell   See fewer
7
Tom Chadbon
Terry Fawcett Terry Fawcett   See fewer
7
Colin Jeavons
George Titmuss George Titmuss   See fewer
6
Harold Innocent
Jackson Cantelow Jackson Cantelow   See fewer
6
William Hootkins
Benjamin K. Bugloss Benjamin K. Bugloss   See fewer
6
Kenny Ireland
Arthur Nubble Arthur Nubble   See fewer
6
Richard Howard
Dennis Kitson Dennis Kitson   See fewer
6
Jacqueline Hill
Mrs. Mallard-Greene Mrs. Mallard-Greene   See fewer
5
Albert Welling
The Rev. Kevin Bulstrode The Rev. Kevin Bulstrode   See fewer
5
Marsha Fitzalan
Jennifer Strove / Jennifer Battley Jennifer Strove / Jennifer Battley   See fewer
5
Lill Roughley
Glenys Fawcett / Glenys Bigwell Glenys Fawcett / Glenys Bigwell   See fewer
5
John Kane
Joe Sneeping Joe Sneeping   See fewer
5
George Belbin
Lord Naboth Lord Naboth   See fewer
5
Dave Atkins
Ted Lawless Ted Lawless   See fewer
5
Jan Waters
Mrs. Wickstead Mrs. Wickstead   See fewer
4
Gerald McArthur
Simon Mallard-Greene Simon Mallard-Greene   See fewer
4
Gwyneth Strong
Tina Kitson / Tina Fawcett Tina Kitson / Tina Fawcett   See fewer
4
Margaret Courtenay
Lady Naboth Lady Naboth   See fewer
4
Patricia Lawrence
Elspeth Fairhazel Elspeth Fairhazel   See fewer
4
Nicholas Amer
'Contessa's' Friend / 'Contessa's' friend / Contessa's friend 'Contessa's' Friend / 'Contessa's' friend / Contessa's friend   See fewer
4
Sarah Vernon
Janet Nowt Janet Nowt   See fewer
4
Amy Wetmore
Francesca as a Child Francesca as a Child   See fewer
4
Thomas Heathcote
Tom Nowt Tom Nowt   See fewer
3
Leonie Mellinger
Francesca Simcox Francesca Simcox   See fewer
3
David Savile
'Malley' Mallard-Greene 'Malley' Mallard-Greene   See fewer
3
Peter Cellier
Mr. Rattling / Rattling Mr. Rattling / Rattling   See fewer
3
Bryan Pringle
Percy Bigwell Percy Bigwell   See fewer
3
Ewan Stewart
Gary Kitson Gary Kitson   See fewer
3
Gabrielle Blunt
Maggie Fawcett Maggie Fawcett   See fewer
3
Samuel Wetmore
Nicky Titmuss Nicky Titmuss   See fewer
3
3
Edwina Day
Miss Havers Miss Havers   See fewer
2
Richard Hampton
Crispin Drayton, Q.C. Crispin Drayton, Q.C.   See fewer
2
Susan Colverd
Deirdre Nubble / Susan Nubble Deirdre Nubble / Susan Nubble   See fewer
2
Nicholas Geake
Roderick Rose Roderick Rose   See fewer
2
Frances White
Monica Bulstrode Monica Bulstrode   See fewer
2
Eileen Way
Dora Nowt Dora Nowt   See fewer
2
Jennie Goossens
Miss Thorne Miss Thorne   See fewer
2
Donald Eccles
'Contessa' 'Contessa'   See fewer
2
Nicholas Frankau
Dexter (Y.C. President) Dexter (Y.C. President)   See fewer
2
Neville Barber
Major Luxtor Major Luxtor   See fewer
2
Ivan Beavis
Ben Leverett Ben Leverett   See fewer
2
John Forbes-Robertson
Hugo Windebank, Q.C. Hugo Windebank, Q.C.   See fewer
1
Susie Blake
Pammy Rose Pammy Rose   See fewer
1
Harry Towb
Jack Polefax Jack Polefax   See fewer
1
Donald Bisset
Trafford Simcox Trafford Simcox   See fewer
1
John Grillo
Lawyer Lawyer   See fewer
1
Ben Aris
TV Newsreader TV Newsreader   See fewer
1
Tony Mathews
Lawyer Lawyer   See fewer
1
Emma Rogers
Denise Denise   See fewer
1
Sylvia Coleridge
Mrs. Amulet Mrs. Amulet   See fewer
1
Michael Griffiths
TV Director TV Director   See fewer
1
Phillip York
Mr. Wickstead Mr. Wickstead   See fewer
1
Ben James
Young Tom Young Tom   See fewer
1
1
Steven Woodcock
Van Driver Van Driver   See fewer
1
Michael Fleming
Ministry Official Ministry Official   See fewer
1
John Golightly
Film Director Film Director   See fewer
1
Richard Lindley
TV Newsreader TV Newsreader   See fewer
1
1
Rowena Snaith
Tina Fawcett as child Tina Fawcett as child   See fewer
1
Joan Blackham
Matron Smurthwaite Matron Smurthwaite   See fewer
1
Ruth Kettlewell
Nurse Datchett Nurse Datchett   See fewer
1
Brian Hawksley
Coroner Coroner   See fewer
1
Anthony Benson
Hotel Porter Hotel Porter   See fewer
1
1
Amanda Donohoe
Waitress Waitress   See fewer
1
Kim Benson
Girl at garage Girl at garage   See fewer
1
Brian Poyser
Mr. Narroway Mr. Narroway   See fewer
1
Paul Hawkins
Henry as child Henry as child   See fewer
1
Anna Gilbert
Miss Carew Miss Carew   See fewer
1
Graham McGrath
Fred as child Fred as child   See fewer
1
Peter Symonds
Detective Sergeant Detective Sergeant   See fewer
1
Martyn Stanbridge
Young Doctor Young Doctor   See fewer
1
Archie Pool
Car mechanic Car mechanic   See fewer
1
Deborah Hurst
Girl in Pub Girl in Pub   See fewer
1
Kerry Bell
Psychedelic Dancer Psychedelic Dancer   See fewer
1
Ann Holloway
Peace Woman Peace Woman   See fewer
1
1
Robert Woolley
TV Reporter TV Reporter   See fewer
1
Eli Nathenson
Leslie as child Leslie as child   See fewer
1
Zoë Hart
Agnes as child Agnes as child   See fewer
1
Jeremy Gilley
Simon Mallard-Greene Simon Mallard-Greene   See fewer
1
Shelagh Stephenson
Newspaper Reporter Newspaper Reporter   See fewer
1
Roger Kemp
Newspaper Reporter Newspaper Reporter   See fewer
1
Araminta Craighall
Sarah Mallard-Greene Sarah Mallard-Greene   See fewer
1
Emma Bell
Charlotte as child Charlotte as child   See fewer
1
Sheila Gill
Mrs. Beasley Mrs. Beasley   See fewer
1
Matthew Verrey
Nubble as child Nubble as child   See fewer
1
Hugh Walters
Mr. Bissett (Mayor) Mr. Bissett (Mayor)   See fewer
1
David Howie
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
1
Neville Phillips
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
1
Norman Hartley
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
1
Graham Young
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
1
Nick Reding
Harry Stokes Harry Stokes   See fewer
1
Mark Lindsay
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
1
Jemma Churchill
Cissy Bigwell Cissy Bigwell   See fewer
1
Terrick Fitzhugh
Committee member Committee member   See fewer
1
Robert Putt
Brewery Picket Brewery Picket   See fewer
1
Nina Botting
Student on March Student on March   See fewer
1
Richard Kay
Brewery Picket Brewery Picket   See fewer
1
Stanley Lebor
Film Director Film Director   See fewer
1
Andrew Hilton
Film Actor Film Actor   See fewer
1
Sarah Butler
Girl at Fete Girl at Fete   See fewer
Michael Stringer
Harold Wilson Harold Wilson   See fewer
David Nattriss
Boy swinging on church gate Boy swinging on church gate   See fewer
Tina Simmons
Party Guest (uncredited) Party Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Harry Fielder
Man in Street (uncredited) Man in Street (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Jill Goldston
Party Guest (uncredited) Party Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Cara Higgins
Child at Brewery (uncredited) Child at Brewery (uncredited)   See fewer
1
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