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Canterbury Tales

The Man of Law's Tale (Season 1, Episode 6)
TV Episode | 52 min | Drama

Fleeing persecution in her native Nigeria, Constance, an illegal immigrant, is taken in by Adam and Nicky Constable and falls, mutually, for their friend Alan King. However, another young man, Terry, becomes obsessed with her and makes a ...See moreFleeing persecution in her native Nigeria, Constance, an illegal immigrant, is taken in by Adam and Nicky Constable and falls, mutually, for their friend Alan King. However, another young man, Terry, becomes obsessed with her and makes a savage play for her, interrupted by Nicky, whom he kills. He is convicted but Constance's immigrant status is exposed and she is sent back to Nigeria, pregnant with Alan's baby. Despite efforts by his mother to come between them Alan follows her to Africa where they are reconciled proving, as Chaucer declared six hundred years earlier,that loves conquers all Written by don @ minifie-1 See less
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Geoffrey Chaucer (book "The Canterbury Tales") | Olivia Hetreed
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Updated Oct 16, 2003

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Oct 16, 2003 (United Kingdom)
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Nikki Amuka-Bird
Constance Musa Constance Musa   See fewer
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Adam Kotz
Adam Constable Adam Constable   See fewer
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Rakie Ayola
Nicky Constable Nicky Constable   See fewer
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Andrew Lincoln
Alan King Alan King   See fewer
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Kika Markham
Leila King Leila King   See fewer
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Leo Bill
Terry Terry   See fewer
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Leo Wringer
Minister Minister   See fewer
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Lindelani Buthelezi
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Mo Amulundun
Minister's Wife (as Mo Amuludun) Minister's Wife (as Mo Amuludun)   See fewer
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Mpho Osei Tutu
Man with Gun Man with Gun   See fewer
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Nomsa Xaba
Mother Mother   See fewer
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Sello Motloung
Big Man Big Man   See fewer
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Yule Masiteng
Priest Priest   See fewer
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James Woolley
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7.7 / 10 | 27 votes