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Christabel: Episode 1 (S1EP1 BBC Two 16 Nov 1988, Geoffrey Palmer)



Episode 1: As wedding bells peal across the English countryside, Christabel makes a commitment to married life in a country soon to be at war with her own.

Regular Cast: Elizabeth Hurley (Christabel), Stephen Dillon (Peter)

Guest Cast: Geoffrey Palmer (Mr Burton), Ann Bell (Mrs Burton), Nigel Le Vaillant (Adam), Renny Lister (Aunt Ulla), John Burgess (Neisse), Sam Preston (Nicky), Ryan Le Neveu (John), Robert Howard, James Stewart, Ben Preston, Guy Deghy, Jonathan Izard, John Barrard, Stewart Harwood, John Phythian, Tim Killick, Michael Egan, David Bauckham, Arthur Whybrow, Nicola Wright, David Lyon

Writer: Dennis Potter / Director: Adrian Shergold

Airdate: 16 Nov 1988 on BBC Two

Series: Christabel Season 1 Episode 1

Show Info: 4 part BBC period drama serial. An English girl gets trapped in Germany during World War II. Based on Christabel Bielenberg’s own memoir.