Doctor Syn

Ten-part dramatisation of Russell Thorndike's novel.

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0120061218 (BBC7)
20061219 (BBC7)
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20091207 (BBC7)
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20140304 (BBC7)

Ten-part dramatisation of Russell Thorndike's novel.

The swashbuckling scholar finds love and encounters a dastardly squire.

The swashbuckling scholar finds love and encounters a dastardly squire. 18th-century pirate adventure read by Rufus Sewell.

18th century pirate adventure read by Rufus Sewell.

Russell Thorndike's adventure read by Rufus Sewell.

Dr Syn meets Mr Mipps, falls in love with the beautiful Imogene, and encounters the dastardly Squire of Iffley.

0220061219 (BBC7)
20061220 (BBC7)
20070619 (BBC7)
20070620 (BBC7)
20080902 (BBC7)
20080903 (BBC7)
20091208 (BBC7)
20091209 (BBC7)
20100921 (BBC7)
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20140304 (BBC7)
20140305 (BBC7)

The wicked squire's kidnap plot sparks a daring rescue, and nephew Nicholas appears.

The wicked squire's kidnap plot sparks the swashbuckler's daring rescue, and nephew Nicholas appears. Read by Rufus Sewell.

The wicked Squire's kidnap plot sparks the swashbuckler's daring rescue.

The wicked Squire's kidnap plot sparks the swashbuckler's daring rescue - and nephew Nicholas appears.

Read by Rufus Sewell.

Russell Thorndike's adventure read by Rufus Sewell.

The wicked Squire's kidnap plans cause Dr Syn to effect a daring rescue, where we meet the Squire's nephew Nicholas.

Episode 2 of 10.

0320061220 (BBC7)
20061221 (BBC7)
20070620 (BBC7)
20070621 (BBC7)
20080903 (BBC7)
20080904 (BBC7)
20091209 (BBC7)
20091210 (BBC7)
20100922 (BBC7)
20100923 (BBC7)
20140305 (BBC7)
20140306 (BBC7)

The swashbuckling daredevil pursues his enemy over to America, and falls in with pirates.

The swashbuckling daredevil pursues his enemy over to America, and falls in with pirates. Read by Rufus Sewell.

Read by Rufus Sewell.

The daredevil pursues his enemy over to America and falls in with pirates.

Russell Thorndike's adventure read by Rufus Sewell.

Dr Syn pursues his enemy to America and falls in with pirates, among whom he encounters an unexpected friend.

0420061221 (BBC7)
20061222 (BBC7)
20070621 (BBC7)
20070622 (BBC7)
20080904 (BBC7)
20080905 (BBC7)
20091210 (BBC7)
20091211 (BBC7)
20100923 (BBC7)
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20140306 (BBC7)
20140307 (BBC7)

Dr Syn adopts the name of Captain Clegg, and is the most feared pirate upon the high seas.

Dr Syn adopts the name of Captain Clegg, and wins renown as the most feared pirate upon the high seas.

Dr Syn adopts the name of Captain Clegg and becomes the most feared pirate upon the high seas.

0520061222 (BBC7)
20061223 (BBC7)
20070622 (BBC7)
20070623 (BBC7)
20080905 (BBC7)
20080906 (BBC7)
20091211 (BBC7)
20091212 (BBC7)
20100924 (BBC7)
20100925 (BBC7)
20140307 (BBC7)
20140308 (BBC7)

Friends welcome the swashbuckling daredevil back to Kent, but then he makes a new enemy. Read by Rufus Sewell.

Friends welcome the swashbuckling daredevil back to Kent, but then he makes a new enemy.

Read by Rufus Sewell.

Friends welcome the swashbuckling daredevil back to Kent.

Dr Syn returns to Romney Marsh where he is welcomed by old friends but makes an enemy of the town scoundrel.

Dr Syn returns to Romney Marsh where he is welcomed by old friends.

Episode 5 of 10.

0620061225 (BBC7)
20061226 (BBC7)
20070625 (BBC7)
20070626 (BBC7)
20080908 (BBC7)
20080909 (BBC7)
20091214 (BBC7)
20091215 (BBC7)
20100927 (BBC7)
20100928 (BBC7)
20140310 (BBC7)
20140311 (BBC7)

When daredevil chum Mipps reappears on the scene, daring smuggling runs soon follow.

When daredevil chum Mipps reappears on the scene, daring smuggling runs soon follow. 18th-century pirate adventure read by Rufus Sewell.

When the daredevil meets old chum Mipps, daring smuggling runs soon follow.

18th century pirate adventure read by Rufus Sewell.

Russell Thorndike's adventure read by Rufus Sewell.

Dr Syn encounters his old comrade Mipps, and it's not long before both become involved in daring smuggling runs on the Marsh.

The Rev Dr Syn encounters his old comrade Mipps, and it's not long before both become involved in daring smuggling runs on the Marsh.

0720061226 (BBC7)
20061227 (BBC7)
20070626 (BBC7)
20070627 (BBC7)
20080909 (BBC7)
20080910 (BBC7)
20091215 (BBC7)
20091216 (BBC7)
20100928 (BBC7)
20100929 (BBC7)
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20140312 (BBC7)

The swashbuckling adventurer becomes the Scarecrow, leader of the smuggling Night Riders.

The swashbuckling adventurer becomes the Scarecrow, leader of the smuggling Night Riders. Read by Rufus Sewell.

Read by Rufus Sewell.

The adventurer becomes the Scarecrow - leader of the smuggling Night-Riders.

Rufus Sewell reads Russell Thorndike's adventure.

Dr Syn adopts yet another disguise, that of the Scarecrow, leader of the smuggling Night-Riders.

0820061227 (BBC7)
20061228 (BBC7)
20070627 (BBC7)
20070628 (BBC7)
20080910 (BBC7)
20080911 (BBC7)
20091216 (BBC7)
20091217 (BBC7)
20100929 (BBC7)
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20140313 (BBC7)

Charlotte tries to discover the identity of the Scarecrow as an old foe arrives in Kent.

Charlotte tries to discover the identity of the Scarecrow as an old foe of Christopher's arrives in Kent. Read by Rufus Sewell.

Charlotte tries to discover the identity of The Scarecrow.

Charlotte tries to discover the identity of The Scarecrow as an old foe of Christopher's arrives in Kent.

Read by Rufus Sewell.

Mipps and Jimmie Bone join the legendary daredevil as partners-in-crime.

Russell Thorndike's adventure read by Rufus Sewell.

Dr Syn, Mipps and Jimmie Bone join forces as partners-in-crime, while Merry hatches a plot with two exotic strangers.

0920061228 (BBC7)
20061229 (BBC7)
20070628 (BBC7)
20070629 (BBC7)
20080911 (BBC7)
20080912 (BBC7)
20091217 (BBC7)
20091218 (BBC7)
20100930 (BBC7)
20101001 (BBC7)
20140313 (BBC7)
20140314 (BBC7)

The dragoons attempt to foil the swashbuckling smugglers' plan, but tragedy lies ahead.

The dragoons attempt to foil the swashbuckling smugglers' plan, but tragedy lies ahead. Read by Rufus Sewell.

Read by Rufus Sewell.

The dragoons attempt to foil the smugglers' plan - and tragedy lies ahead.

Russell Thorndike's adventure read by Rufus Sewell.

The dragoons attempt to foil the smugglers' plan, and Charlotte's foolhardy bravery has tragic results.

Episode 9 of 10.

10 LAST20061229 (BBC7)
20061230 (BBC7)
20070629 (BBC7)
20070630 (BBC7)
20080912 (BBC7)
20080913 (BBC7)
20091218 (BBC7)
20091219 (BBC7)
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20140314 (BBC7)
20140315 (BBC7)

The devastated daredevil seeks to take revenge on his enemies, one by one.

The devastated daredevil seeks to take revenge on his enemies, one by one. Concluded by Rufus Sewell.

Concluded by Rufus Sewell.

Russell Thorndike's adventure read by Rufus Sewell.

Dr Syn seeks to avenge the death of his beloved Charlotte by tracking down his three enemies one by one.

Dr Syn sets out to avenge the death of his beloved Charlotte by tracking down his three enemies one by one.