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He Knew He Was Right 

Louis Trevelyan's refusal to trust his wife, Emily, destroys their marriage.
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Series cast summary:
Oliver Dimsdale ...  Louis Trevelyan 4 episodes, 2004
Christina Cole ...  Nora Rowley 4 episodes, 2004
Laura Fraser ...  Emily Trevelyan 4 episodes, 2004
Nathan Heath Nathan Heath ...  Little Louis 4 episodes, 2004
David Tennant ...  Mr. Gibson 4 episodes, 2004
Stephen Campbell Moore ...  Hugh Stanbury 4 episodes, 2004
Anna Massey ...  Miss Stanbury 4 episodes, 2004
Ron Cook ...  Mr. Bozzle 4 episodes, 2004
Fenella Woolgar ...  Arabella French 4 episodes, 2004
Claudie Blakley ...  Camilla French 4 episodes, 2004
Maggie Ollerenshaw ...  Martha 4 episodes, 2004
Geoffrey Palmer ...  Sir Marmaduke Rowley 3 episodes, 2004
Barbara Flynn ...  Mrs. French 3 episodes, 2004
Geraldine James ...  Lady Rowley 3 episodes, 2004
Amy Marston ...  Priscilla Stanbury 3 episodes, 2004
Joanna David ...  Mrs. Stanbury 3 episodes, 2004
Bill Nighy ...  Colonel Osborne 3 episodes, 2004
Caroline Martin Caroline Martin ...  Dorothy Stanbury 3 episodes, 2004
Matthew Goode ...  Brooke Burgess 3 episodes, 2004
Patsy Palmer Patsy Palmer ...  Mrs. Bozzle 3 episodes, 2004
Maureen Bennett Maureen Bennett ...  Nurse 3 episodes, 2004
Raymond Coulthard ...  Mr. Glascock 3 episodes, 2004
Lynn Farleigh ...  Mrs. Outhouse 2 episodes, 2004
Sinead Matthews ...  Mary 2 episodes, 2004
Neville Phillips Neville Phillips ...  Sir Peter Mancrudy 2 episodes, 2004
John Alderton ...  Mr. Outhouse 2 episodes, 2004
Polly Moore Polly Moore ...  Outhouse Maid 2 episodes, 2004
Sarah Crowden ...  Mrs. MacHugh 2 episodes, 2004
Anna-Louise Plowman ...  Caroline Spalding 2 episodes, 2004
Amber Batty Amber Batty ...  Olivia Spalding 2 episodes, 2004
Kate Alderton ...  Rowley House Maid 2 episodes, 2004
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Louis Trevelyan's refusal to trust his wife, Emily, destroys their marriage.

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18 April 2004 (UK) See more »

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He Knew He Was Right See more »

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Gran Sasso, Abruzzo, Italy See more »

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(4 parts)

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Stereo

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Another triumph from the BBC.
10 March 2005 | by keng5See all my reviews

The BBC have done it yet again; they have taken us back in time in a marvellously convincing manner. It is difficult to find fault with any aspect of this production; settings, locations, costumes and casting are all near perfect and the acting is admirable throughout. From the beginning to the end my attention never flagged for a moment; it is so jam-packed with human interest that I couldn't have enough of it. This is not a melodrama as some have said; taking into account the mores of the time it is totally realistic, with nothing over-played. Yes, it was annoying that the central character should allow his happy marriage to be destroyed by unfounded jealousy and a bit difficult to accept, until you you remember that that wasn't his only source of complaint; he was also annoyed that his spirited wife refused to submit to his unreasonable demands, something which as a Victorian husband he felt he had a right to expect. And she was not entirely blameless; she didn't have to behave in such a flirtatiouus way as to excite her husand's jealousy or to appear to enjoy so much the attentions of her philandering God-father. However, the anger and strife of the two central characters was offset by two other very happy relationships. With so many characters so well realised, well acted and convincing, I was left wanting more - much more.


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