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Lillie: Home On The Range (S1EP10 ITV 26 Nov 1978, Simon Shepherd)



Home On The Range: Lillie is now a wealthy woman thanks to her sucessful theatrical visits to America. But she has little time to enjoy her elegant new London home. Back for a triumphant third tour of America, Lillie and Freddie Gebbard work with a famed lawyer in an attempt to obtain a divorce for Lillie From Edward Langtry. In an attempt to gain U.S. citizenship and force Edward’s hand, Lillie purchases a large ranch in California. But Edward refuses to grant a divorce, whtihc leads Lillie ack to England, and a vicious confrontation between Freddie and the Prince Of Wales.

Regular Cast: Francesca Annis (Lillie Langtry), Anton Rodgers (Edward Langtry)

Guest Cast: Denis Lill (Bertie), Peter Egan (Oscar Wilde), Jennie Linden (Patsy Cornwallis-West), John Barcroft (Francis Knollys), Catherine Feller (Dominique), Peggy Ann Wood (Mrs Le Breton), Simon Shepherd (Lord Alfred Douglas), Michael J. Shannon (Freddie Gebhard), Nicholas Jones (Squire Abington), Ray Marioni (Croupier), Robert Hartley (Beverly), Christopher Bramwell (Robert Peel), Patrick Holt (Dean Le Breton), Norwich Duff (Second Reporter), Garrick Hagon (Bury Dasent), Vernon Dobtcheff (George Lewis), John Bennett, Simon Chandler, David Healy, Christina Greatrex, Bruce Montague, Tommy Duggan, Claire McLellan

Writer: David Butler / Director: Tony Wharmby

Airdate: 26 Nov 1978 on ITV

Series: Lillie Season 1 Episode 10

Show Info: Thirteen part period drama serial made by London Weekend Television for ITV. The life of actress Lillie Langtry, who had a scandalous affair with Edward, Prince of Wales and associated with the likes of Wilde and Whistler.