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The Scarlet Pimpernel

Premier :: 1999-01-24

Airs :: Sunday 20:00 on BBC One

Genre :: Adventure

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A series of television drama programmes loosely based on Baroness Emmuska Orczy's series of novels, set in 1793 during the French Revolution. It stars Richard E. Grant as the hero, Sir Percy Blakeney, and his eponymous alter ego. The first series also starred Elizabeth McGovern as his wife Marguerite and Martin Shaw as the Pimpernel's archrival, Paul Chauvelin. Robespierre was played by Ronan Vibert. It was filmed in the Czech Republic and scored by a Czech composer, Michal Pavlíček.

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Series 2 - Episode 3 - A Good Name
Aired - 01 November 2000

Episode summary:

The Pimpernel's true identity is threatened with exposure when a foppish young aristocrat is mistaken for Sir Percy.

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+ Series 2

+ Episode - 3 A Good Name Aired - 01 November 2000
+ Episode - 1 Ennui Aired - 18 October 2000

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