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The Great Fire

Episode #1.2 (Season 1, Episode 2)
TV-PG
TV Episode | 44 min | Drama, History

On the second day of the fire Thomas joins the mass exodus to the comparative safety of Moorfields, leaving the girls there whilst he returns to find Sarah, unaware that Denton has imprisoned her as a possible Catholic sympathizer. She is ...See moreOn the second day of the fire Thomas joins the mass exodus to the comparative safety of Moorfields, leaving the girls there whilst he returns to find Sarah, unaware that Denton has imprisoned her as a possible Catholic sympathizer. She is saved from being raped by Vincent, a murderer who sailed with her husband, whom he is certain is dead, before Denton releases her to steal an incriminating red box from Hanford, keeping her son David as hostage. Samuel Pepys, alarmed by the speed and growing danger of the fire, persuades king Charles to defy his fawning ministers and demolish blocks of houses to halt the fire's progress whilst Elizabeth Pepys discovers her husband's infidelity. Written by don @ minifie-1 See less
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Oct 23, 2014 (United Kingdom)

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Trixiebell Harrowell
Mary Farriner Mary Farriner   See fewer
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Polly Dartford
Hannah Farriner Hannah Farriner   See fewer
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Joey Price
David Farriner David Farriner   See fewer
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Andrew Buchan
Thomas Farriner Thomas Farriner   See fewer
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Geoff Bell
Wilson Wilson   See fewer
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William Beck
Richard Smith Richard Smith   See fewer
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Charles Dance
Lord Denton Lord Denton   See fewer
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Jamie Ballard
Carter Carter   See fewer
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Joe Wreddon
Assassin Assassin   See fewer
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Jack Huston
King Charles II King Charles II   See fewer
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Oliver Jackson-Cohen
James, Duke of York James, Duke of York   See fewer
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Daniel Mays
Samuel Pepys Samuel Pepys   See fewer
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Perdita Weeks
Elizabeth Pepys Elizabeth Pepys   See fewer
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Andrew Tiernan
Vincent Vincent   See fewer
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Sonya Cassidy
Queen Catherine of Breganza Queen Catherine of Breganza   See fewer
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Susannah Fielding
Lady Castlemaine Lady Castlemaine   See fewer
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Antonia Clarke
Frances Stewart Frances Stewart   See fewer
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Sarah Finigan
Vicious Woman Vicious Woman   See fewer
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Jon Foster
John Hobbs (as John Foster) John Hobbs (as John Foster)   See fewer
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Richard McCabe
Lord Hyde Lord Hyde   See fewer
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Richard Dixon
Lord Ashley-Cooper Lord Ashley-Cooper   See fewer
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Nicholas Blane
Mayor Bludworth Mayor Bludworth   See fewer
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Ben Crompton
Mr. Bagwell Mr. Bagwell   See fewer
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Glenn Doherty
Gaoler Gaoler   See fewer
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David Schofield
Duke of Hanford Duke of Hanford   See fewer
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Uriel Emil
Signor Romero Signor Romero   See fewer
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Gintare Beinoraviciute
Villager (uncredited) Villager (uncredited)   See fewer
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N. Brooks
Fire Survivor (uncredited) Fire Survivor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gary Douglas
Looter (uncredited) Looter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Andy Gathergood
Denton's Man (uncredited) Denton's Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Daniel Gray
Londoner (uncredited) Londoner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Philip Howard
Pudding Lane Resident (uncredited) Pudding Lane Resident (uncredited)   See fewer
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Barrie Martin
King's Footman (uncredited) King's Footman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Roger Nevares
Spanish Ambassador Martinez (uncredited) Spanish Ambassador Martinez (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pub Owner (uncredited) Pub Owner (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.1 / 10 | 42 votes