The Ambassadors

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20130715 (BBC7)
20130716 (BBC7)

Lambert Strether is sent to Paris to bring home his fiancée's wayward son and heir.

THE AMBASSADORS, adapted by Graham White from the Henry James novel centres on the predicament of Lambert Strether, a fifty-something New Englander lately arrived in Paris. Henry Goodman stars as the hapless protagonist in a novel many critics find James' finest.

EPISODE 1 Strether has been sent to the city to persuade the fun-living son of his wealthy fiancee back home in Woolett to return home. But now Strether too falls under the spell of Paris..

Lambert Strether Henry Goodman

Chad Orlando Seale

Madame Marie De Vionnet Joanna Bergin

Maria Gostrey/Portress Clare Lawrence-Moody

John Little Bilham Rikki Lawton

Waymarsh Paul Moriarty

Sarah Pocock/Duchess Adjoa Andoh

Jim Pocock James Lailey

Miss Barrace Tracy Wiles

Andre Carl Prekopp

Gloriani/Lazlo Adam Billington

Jeanne Victoria Inez-Hardy

Directed by Peter Kavanagh.

, adapted by Graham White from the Henry James novel centres on the predicament of Lambert Strether, a fifty-something New Englander lately arrived in Paris.

Henry Goodman stars as the hapless protagonist in a novel many critics find James' finest.

EPISODE 1 Strether has been sent to the city to persuade the fun-living son of his wealthy fiancee back home in Woolett to return home.

But now Strether too falls under the spell of Paris.

Henry James' novel of romance and deception in aristocratic Paris in 1903.

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20130716 (BBC7)
20130717 (BBC7)

Strether falls under the spell of Paris, but his fiancée sends more men to bring him home.

THE AMBASSADORS, adapted by Graham White from the Henry James novel centres on Lambert Strether, a New Englander dispatched to Europe on a mission. Henry Goodman is the hapless protagonist.

EPISODE 2 Strether had hoped to persuade the fun-living son of his wealthy fiancee to return home to New England. But now Strether has fallen under the spell of the beautiful Mme de Vionnet. More ambassadors are sent by the angry fiancee to bring both men home.

Lambert Strether Henry Goodman

Chad Orlando Seale

Madame Marie De Vionnet Joanna Bergin

Maria Gostrey/Portress Clare Lawrence-Moody

John Little Bilham Rikki Lawton

Waymarsh Paul Moriarty

Sarah Pocock/Duchess Adjoa Andoh

Jim Pocock James Lailey

Miss Barrace Tracy Wiles

Andre Carl Prekopp

Gloriani/Lazlo Adam Billington

Jeanne Victoria Inez-Hardy

Directed by Peter Kavanagh.

, adapted by Graham White from the Henry James novel centres on Lambert Strether, a New Englander dispatched to Europe on a mission.

Henry Goodman is the hapless protagonist.

EPISODE 2 Strether had hoped to persuade the fun-living son of his wealthy fiancee to return home to New England.

But now Strether has fallen under the spell of the beautiful Mme de Vionnet.

More ambassadors are sent by the angry fiancee to bring both men home.

Strether has fallen under the spell of the beautiful Mme de Vionnet.