The Leopard In Autumn

Comedy series by Neil Anthony, about the ruling family of Renaissance Italy's most inconsequential city-state.

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0101The Caramba Campaign2001040420080527 (BBC7)
20080528 (BBC7)
20090421 (BBC7)
20090426 (BBC7)
20090427 (BBC7)
20100222 (BBC7)
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20131030 (BBC7)
20131031 (BBC7)
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The Prince of Monte Guano is badgered by his wife to wade into war. From April 2001.

The Prince of Monte Guano is badgered by his wife to wade into war. Stars David Swift and Sian Phillips. From April 2001.

The Prince of Monte Guano is badgered by his wife to wade into war. From April 2001.

Life is colourful chaos for the ruling family of Renaissance Italy's most inconsequential city-state.

Ludovico, hen-pecked prince of Monte Guano, hears that two neighbouring states are about to go to war and is sent off in search of booty by his wife, Plethora.

Ludovico is the master of his domain, but is there that much to be master of?

Ludovico is the master of his domain, but is there that much to be master of? How will he appease the Pope? David Swift stars.

Ludovico, henpecked Prince of Monte Guano, is badgered by his wife to wade into war.

Stars David Swift and Sian Phillips.

0102The Pilgrim Industry2001041120080603 (BBC7)
20080604 (BBC7)
20090428 (BBC7)
20100301 (BBC7)
20110412 (BBC7)
20110413 (BBC7)
20120425 (BBC7)
20120426 (BBC7)
20131106 (BBC7)
20131107 (BBC7)
20150805 (BBC7)
20150806 (BBC7)

The ruling family of Renaissance Italy's puniest city-state plot to attract pilgrims.

The ruling family of Renaissance Italy's puniest city-state plot to attract pilgrims. Stars David Swift. From April 2001.

Stars David Swift.

From April 2001.

The ruling family of Renaissance Italy's most inconsequential city-state prepares for a visit from the Cardinal.

Following a fleeting visit from a cardinal, Plethora comes up with a plan to put Monte Guano on the pilgrimage map.

The ruling family prepares for a visit from the Cardinal.

0103The Coining Of The Capricorn2001041820080610 (BBC7)
20080611 (BBC7)
20090505 (BBC7)
20100308 (BBC7)
20110419 (BBC7)
20110420 (BBC7)
20120502 (BBC7)
20120503 (BBC7)
20131113 (BBC7)
20131114 (BBC7)
20150812 (BBC7)
20150813 (BBC7)

The ruling family of Renaissance Italy's puniest city-state introduce a new currency.

The ruling family of Renaissance Italy's puniest city-state aims to introduce a new currency. Stars David Swift. From April 2001.

The ruling family of Renaissance Italy's puniest city-state aim to introduce a new currency. Stars David Swift. From April 2001.

(03/06)

The ruling family of Italy's puniest city-state aim to introduce a new currency.

The ruling family of Renaissance Italy's puniest city-state aim to introduce a new currency.

Stars David Swift.

From April 2001.

Prince Ludovico plans to introduce a new currency to his realm.

Ludovico is the master of his domain, but that domain now needs its own currency, and taxes.

Ludovico is the master of his domain, which now needs it's own currency, and taxes.

David Swift stars.

0104The Pride And The Peacemaker2001042520080617 (BBC7)
20080618 (BBC7)
20090512 (BBC7)
20100315 BT=0830 (BBC7)
20100315 (BBC7)
20110426 (BBC7)
20110427 (BBC7)
20120509 (BBC7)
20120510 (BBC7)
20131120 (BBC7)
20131121 (BBC7)
20150819 (BBC7)
20150820 (BBC7)

Renaissance Italy's Prince Ludovico buys a cannon, and Princess Plethora wants to confess.

Renaissance Italy's Prince Ludovico buys a cannon, and Princess Plethora wants to confess. Stars David Swift. From April 2001.

(04/06)

Plethora goes to Rome to make her confession, and Ludovico buys a cannon.

0105The Future Begins Here2001050220080624 (BBC7)
20080625 (BBC7)
20090519 (BBC7)
20100322 (BBC7)
20110503 (BBC7)
20110504 (BBC7)
20110508 (BBC7)
20110509 (BBC7)
20120516 (BBC7)
20120517 (BBC7)
20131127 (BBC7)
20131128 (BBC7)
20150826 (BBC7)
20150827 (BBC7)

Prince Ludovico battles enemies, as his wife tries reconciling their sons.

Renaissance Italy's Prince Ludovico battles enemies, as his wife tries reconciling their sons. Stars David Swift. From May 2001.

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Episode 05 of 06

Prince Ludovico battles enemies, as his wife tries reconciling their sons. From May 2001.

From May 2001.

Renaissance Italy's Prince Ludovico battles enemies, as his wife tries reconciling their sons.

Stars David Swift.

With feuds aplenty, what price conflict resolution?

Prince Ludovico does battle with his enemies in the local tavern, and Princess Plethora tries to reconcile her quarrelsome sons.

David Swift stars as an ineffectual tinpot tyrant in this renaissance sitcom.

0106Plethora Princess Regent2001050920080701 (BBC7)
20150902 (BBC7)
20150903 (BBC7)

Awaiting news of a new pope, Plethora takes over Monte Guano and Ludovico takes to bed.

Awaiting news of a new pope, Plethora takes over Monte Guano and Ludovico takes to his bed. With David Swift. From May 2001.

0106 LASTPlethora Princess Regent2001050920080701 (BBC7)
20080702 (BBC7)
20090526 (BBC7)
20100329 (BBC7)
20110510 (BBC7)
20110511 (BBC7)
20120523 (BBC7)
20120524 (BBC7)
20131204 (BBC7)
20131205 (BBC7)

Awaiting news of a new pope, Plethora takes over Monte Guano and Ludovico takes to bed.

Awaiting news of a new pope, Plethora takes over Monte Guano and Ludovico takes to his bed. With David Swift. From May 2001.

As the family await important news from Rome, Plethora takes over Monte Guano and Ludovico takes to his bed.

A new pope is to be elected.

The family await vital news, Plethora takes over Monte Guano and Ludovico takes to his bed

With Sian Phillips.

Awaiting news of a new Pope, Plethora takes over Monte Guano and Ludovico takes to his bed.

With David Swift.

From May 2001.

0201Considering The Lillies Of The Field2002050820100405 BT=0830 (BBC7)
20100405 (BBC7)
20110517 (BBC7)
20110518 (BBC7)
20120711 (BBC7)
20120712 (BBC7)
20140122 (BBC7)
20140123 (BBC7)
20151118 (BBC7)
20151119 (BBC7)
20151121 (BBC7)

In Renaissance Italy, Prince Ludovico must raise the cash for a papal tribute.

In Renaissance Italy, Prince Ludovico must raise cash for a Papal tribute. Stars David Swift and Sian Phillips. From May 2002.

In Renaissance Italy, Prince Ludovico must raise the cash for a papal tribute. From 2002.

Prince Ludovico must raise the cash to pay for the pope's tribute.

0202An Englishman Abroad2002051520100412 (BBC7)
20110524 (BBC7)
20110525 (BBC7)
20110529 (BBC7)
20110530 (BBC7)
20120718 (BBC7)
20120719 (BBC7)
20140129 (BBC7)
20140130 (BBC7)
20151125 (BBC7)
20151126 (BBC7)

An Englishman visits and Ludovico hopes he might help him out of his cash crisis.

An Englishman visits and Ludovico hopes he might help him out of his cash crisis, but is he a true blue-blood? From May 2002.

A suspect English lord arrives in Renaissance Italy's pettiest state Monte Guano to be immortalised on canvas. Stars Nikolas Grace and Sian Philips. From May 2002.

A suspect English lord arrives in Monte Guano to be immortalised on canvas.

Renaissance Italy's pettiest state Monte Guano hosts a suspect English lord. From 2002.

Renaissance Italy's pettiest state Monte Guano hosts a suspect English lord. Stars David Swift and Sian Philips. From May 2002.

Renaissance Italy's pettiest state Monte Guano hosts a suspect English lord.

From 2002.

Stars David Swift and Sian Philips.

From May 2002.

An English aristocrat arrives on the scene, but people are suspicious.

0203Salvatore's Apotheosis2002052220100419 (BBC7)
20120725 (BBC7)
20120726 (BBC7)
20140205 (BBC7)
20140206 (BBC7)
20151202 (BBC7)
20151203 (BBC7)

Plethora decides that son and heir Salvatore must be ordained as a priest.

Plethora decides that son and heir Salvatore must be ordained as a priest. Stars David Swift and Sian Philips. From May 2002.

Plethora decides that son and heir Salvatore must be ordained as a priest. From May 2002.

0204The Bonfire Of The Sanities2002052920100426 (BBC7)
20120801 (BBC7)
20120802 (BBC7)
20140212 (BBC7)
20140213 (BBC7)
20151209 (BBC7)
20151210 (BBC7)

Plethora plots to get rid of a crowd of peasants while bumping up Monte Guano's coffers.

Plethora plots to get rid of a crowd of peasants while bumping up Monte Guano's coffers. Stars Sian Philips. From May 2002.

Plethora plots to get rid of a crowd of peasants, whilst bumping up Monte Guano's coffers.

Stars Sian Philips.

0205Confessions2002060520100503 (BBC7)
20120808 (BBC7)
20120809 (BBC7)
20140219 (BBC7)
20140220 (BBC7)

Salvatore is hell bent on making his family take confession, and covering up the cherubs.

Salvatore is hell bent on making his family take confession, and covering up the cherubs. Stars David Swift. From June 2002.

Salvatore is hell bent on making his family take confession - and cleaning up the cherubs.

Salvatore is hell bent on making his family take confession - and cleaning up the cherubs. Stars David Swift. From June 2002.

0206 LASTRoyal Wedding Blues2002061220100510 (BBC7)
20120815 (BBC7)
20120816 (BBC7)
20140226 (BBC7)
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Countess Rosalie no longer loves Prince Ludovico. Can Princess Plethora save the day?

Countess Rosalie no longer loves Prince Ludovico. Can Princess Plethora save the day? Stars Sian Philips. From June 2002.