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A Dance to the Music of Time

The War (Season 1, Episode 3)
TV Episode | 103 min | Drama

Nicholas joins up to fight WWII. He is assigned to assist now-Major Widmerpool. Priscilla leaves her husband to live with Odo Stevens. When Widmerpool is promoted, Nicholas is transferred to Major Pennistone's Polish liaison staff. Femme ...See moreNicholas joins up to fight WWII. He is assigned to assist now-Major Widmerpool. Priscilla leaves her husband to live with Odo Stevens. When Widmerpool is promoted, Nicholas is transferred to Major Pennistone's Polish liaison staff. Femme fatale Pamela Flitton uses men and throws them away; her contempt sends Peter Templer into the secret service. She becomes engaged to Widmerpool and tells Nicholas that Widmerpool is responsible for Templer's death. Written by mama.sylvia See less
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Anthony Powell (novels) | Hugh Whitemore (screenplay)
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Updated Oct 23, 1997

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Oct 23, 1997 (United Kingdom)
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33 cast members
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Sarah Badel
Lady Molly Lady Molly   See fewer
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Gillian Barge
Mrs. Erldleigh Mrs. Erldleigh   See fewer
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Jonathan Cake
Peter Templer Peter Templer   See fewer
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Emma Fielding
Isobel Isobel   See fewer
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James Fleet
Moreland Moreland   See fewer
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Anastasia Hille
Matilda Matilda   See fewer
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Nigel Lindsay
Odo Stevens Odo Stevens   See fewer
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Richard Pasco
Sir Magnus Donners Sir Magnus Donners   See fewer
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James Purefoy
Nicholas Jenkins Nicholas Jenkins   See fewer
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Paul Rhys
Charles Stringham Charles Stringham   See fewer
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Miranda Richardson
Pamela Flitton Pamela Flitton   See fewer
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Nicholas Rowe
Pennistone Pennistone   See fewer
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Simon Russell Beale
Widmerpool Widmerpool   See fewer
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Julian Wadham
General Liddament General Liddament   See fewer
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Zoë Wanamaker
Audrey Maclintick Audrey Maclintick   See fewer
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Michael Williams
Ted Jeavons Ted Jeavons   See fewer
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Jamie Glover
Robert Tolland Robert Tolland   See fewer
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Caroline Harker
Priscilla Priscilla   See fewer
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Andrew Havill
Sunny Farebrother Sunny Farebrother   See fewer
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Stephen Ilett
Briefing Officer Briefing Officer   See fewer
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Chris Lang
Chips Lovell (as Christopher Lang) Chips Lovell (as Christopher Lang)   See fewer
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Rohan McCullough
Flavia Wisebite Flavia Wisebite   See fewer
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Tony Osoba
Colonel Flores Colonel Flores   See fewer
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Carmen Du Sautoy
Miss Weedon Miss Weedon   See fewer
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Rachel Lumberg
Judy (uncredited) Judy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Danny Midwinter
Chuck (uncredited) Chuck (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.7 / 10 | 18 votes