The outrageous - and not entirely reliable - memoirs of Irish writer Frank Harris, sometime cowboy in the Old West, friend to the famous in the literary world, essayist and critic, and seducer of beautiful women.

Director:

Colin Bucksey

Writer:

Andrew Davies

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Leonard Rossiter ... Frank Harris
Susan Penhaligon ... Secretary / Schoolgirl / Actress / Jessie / Enid / Kate
William Russell ... Headmaster / Lord Folkestone / Chapman
Margaret Courtenay ... Mrs. Clayton / Mrs. Clapton
Hal Galili ... Cowboy / Mr. Clapton
Alun Lewis Alun Lewis ... Young Man / Kendrick
Denis Lawson ... Professor Byron Smith / Ernest Dowson
Kate Fahy Kate Fahy ... Laura Clapton (as Katherine Fahey)
Philip Sayer Philip Sayer ... Oscar Wilde
Ben Aris Ben Aris ... Whistler
John Rhys-Davies ... Guy de Maupassant
Sylvia Kay ... Nellie Harris
Andrew Downie Andrew Downie ... Thomas Carlyle
Donna Evans Donna Evans ... Nursemaid / Lily Robins
Pepsi Maycock Pepsi Maycock ... Topsy
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The outrageous - and not entirely reliable - memoirs of Irish writer Frank Harris, sometime cowboy in the Old West, friend to the famous in the literary world, essayist and critic, and seducer of beautiful women.

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Language:

English

Release Date:

4 October 1978 (UK) See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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The play is subtitled "Tit-Bits From The Life Of An Adventurer". See more »

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