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The Appointment 

The Grand Duke Serge is assassinated by terrorist in Moscow in 1905 and the Tsar sees the need to dismiss his Police Chief and appoint a new one in order to heighten security in St ... See full summary »

Director:

David Cunliffe

Writers:

John Elliot (creator), Troy Kennedy-Martin

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Bryant ... Ratchkowsky
Gayle Hunnicutt ... Tsarina Alexandra
Charles Kay ... Tsar Nicholas II
Freddie Jones ... Witte
David Swift ... Trepov
John Stratton ... Hesse
David Dodimead David Dodimead ... Kokovtsey
Victor Winding Victor Winding ... Azeff
Peter Pratt Peter Pratt ... Singer
Rio Fanning Rio Fanning ... Petitioner
Arnold Peters Arnold Peters ... Clerk
Michael Cotterill Michael Cotterill ... Valet de Chambre
Peter Jolley Peter Jolley ... Tsar Nicholas's Aide
Desmond Cullum-Jones Desmond Cullum-Jones ... Police Sergeant
John Beardmore John Beardmore ... Police Inspector
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Storyline

The Grand Duke Serge is assassinated by terrorist in Moscow in 1905 and the Tsar sees the need to dismiss his Police Chief and appoint a new one in order to heighten security in St Petersbourg. Tsar Nicholas chooses a man named Ratchkovsky for the job, but both his ministers and his Tsarina have serious doubts about Ratchkovsky's suitability. Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Drama | History

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Language:

English

Release Date:

3 May 1974 (UK) See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

One of the Pictures pinned on the wall was that of Michael Audreson who played Winston Churchill aged 13 in Young Winston. See more »

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