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Christabel: Episode 2 (S1EP2 BBC Two 23 Nov 1988, Ann Bell)



Episode 2: Trapped in Germany by the outbreak of war, Christabel finds herself at the mercy of Allied air raids and Peter’s secret work is put at risk when she takes in two house guests.

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

Guest Cast: Sam Preston (Nicky), Ryan Le Neveu (John), Geoffrey Palmer (Mr Burton), Ann Bell (Mrs Burton), John Burgess (Neisse), Nigel Le Vaillant (Adam), Renny Lister (Aunt Ulla), Sam Kelly (Langbehn), Sue Withers, Jessica Turner, Oliver Taylor-Medhurst, Annie Hayes, Tricia Kelly, Maureen Bennett, Suzan Crowley, David Lyon, Adrian Rawlins, Hugh Simon, Wayne Norman, Greg Cruttwell, Paul Kiernan, Louis Mellis, Roy Heather, Max Harris, Nicola Wright, Toby Lawson, Andrey Justice, Wilfred Grove, Richard Cubison, Barbara Marten, Frank Baker

Writer: Dennis Potter / Director: Adrian Shergold

Airdate: 23 Nov 1988 on BBC Two

Series: Christabel Season 1 Episode 2

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.