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01021996010319960513
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Defying his canny manservant, radical squire Fenton sets out to reform beetroots.

Defying his canny manservant, radical squire Fenton sets out to reform beetroots. Stars Nicholas Le Prevost. From January 1996.

Having folied his servant's attempts to get him back to London, Fenton Babblewick sets about establishing his reputation as a great agricultural reformer - with a radical proposal for the growing of the humble beetroot.

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20121009 (BBC7)
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Smitten by lovely Lucinda, squire Fenton must firstly face her mother's demands.

Smitten by lovely Lucinda, squire Fenton must firstly face her mother's demands. Stars Nicholas Le Prevost. From January 1996.

Fenton Babblewick finds himself smitten with Miss Lucinda Bluntstone, but before wooing her he must satisfy her formidable mother's demands - which include stipulations about his long-suffering servant Augustus Snipe.

01041996011719960527
20121016 (BBC7)
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The rakish Thomas Berridge stands between Fenton and a glamorous political career.

The rakish Thomas Berridge stands between Fenton and a glamorous political career. Stars Nick Le Prevost. From January 1996.

With a General Election looming, Fenton Babblewick has the chance to follow family tradition and stand for Parliament. Only the rakish Thomas Berridge stands between Babblewick and a glamorous political career.

01051996012419960603
20121023 (BBC7)
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As Fenton pens his maiden speech for Parliament, can manservant August flee Yorkshire?

As Fenton pens his maiden speech for Parliament, can manservant August flee Yorkshire? Stars Nick Le Prevost. From January 1996.

Stars Nick Le Prevost.

From January 1996.

A future as an MP beckons Fenton Babblewick to London, but as he puts the finishing touches to his maiden speech he is unaware of the tortuous journey ahead or how irritating his travelling companions will be.

0106 LAST1996013119960610
20121030 (BBC7)
20121031 (BBC7)
20140311 (BBC7)
20140312 (BBC7)

Squire Fenton's downfall looks imminent with the arrival of his scheming father.

Squire Fenton's downfall looks imminent with the arrival of his scheming father. Stars Nicholas Le Prevost. From January 1996.

Fenton's downfall seems imminent with the arrival of his father who has plans for his wayward son - not least that he should marry the insipid and bewhiskered Harriet. Meanwhile, Augustus makes a dramatic discovery.

02011998090420141028 (BBC7)
20141029 (BBC7)

Squire Fenton Babblewick thinks he's a composer of genius. His servants disagree.

The well-meaning squire Fenton Babblewick thinks he's a composer of genius. His servants disagree. Stars Nicholas Le Prevost. From September 1998.

A four-part series of Scott Cherry's 18th-century comedy. 1: Squire Fenton Babblewick is convinced that he is a composer of genius. His servants are less sure. With Nicholas Le Prevost, Forbes Masson, Dave Hill and Maggie Mccarthy

02021998091120141104 (BBC7)
20141105 (BBC7)

Squire Babblewick is determined to buy a workhouse to turn it into a school.

Squire Babblewick is determined to buy a workhouse to turn it into a school. Stars Nicholas Le Prevost. From September 1998.

A four-part series of Scott Cherry's 18th-century comedy. 2: Squire Babblewick is determined to buy a workhouse. Will he succeed in making it into a school, or just himself into a fool? With Nicholas Le Prevost, Forbes Masson and Dave Hill

02031998091820141111 (BBC7)
20141112 (BBC7)

Someone upsets the village, but Squire Babblewick tries to enlighten them all.

Someone upsets the village, but Squire Babblewick tries to enlighten them all. Stars Nicholas Le Prevost. From September 1998.

A four-part series of Scott Cherry's 18th-century comedy. 3: A witch is abroad in the village. Squire Babblewick investigates. With Nicholas Le Prevost, Forbes Masson, Dave Hill and Lynda Baron.

0204 LAST1998092520141118 (BBC7)
20141119 (BBC7)

A four-part series of Scott Cherry's 18th-century comedy. 4: Lady Keene knows that Fenton Babblewick wants something from her - but is it her hand in marriage or her cruelly enslaved pet marmoset, Ponto? With Nicholas Le Prevost, Forbes Masson and Dave Hill

Debts are mounting and the squire has an ulterior motive when he visits Lady Keene.

Debts are mounting and the squire has an ulterior motive when he visits Lady Keene. With Sophie Thompson. From September 1998.