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Oxbridge Blues: Oxbridge Blues (S1EP1 BBC Two 14 Nov 1984, Ian Charleson)



Oxbridge Blues: The first episode has the same name as the series. Victor Geary has a brilliant mind and a successful career, but when Philip, his much less intellectual brother, starts making a lot of money, Victor becomes unbalanced by sibling rivalry.

Cast:  Ian Charleson (Victor Geary), Malcolm Stoddard (Philip Geary), Amanda Redman (Maxine), Rosalyn Landor (Wendy), Diane Keen (Carlotta), Michael Elphick (Curly (Bonaventura)), Clifford Rose (Sir Patrick (Hankey)), Norman Rodway (Narrator)

Writer: Frederic Raphael / Director: James Cellan Jones

Airdate: 14 Nov 1984 on BBC Two

Series: Oxbridge Blues Season 1 Episode 1

Show Info: An anthology of linked plays about the lives of various people with Oxford and Cambridge as a theme running through them. The casts were pretty distinguished and included Ian Charleson, Amanda Redman, Michael Elphick, Malcolm Stoddard, Clifford Rose and Rosalyn Landor.