Fanny By Gaslight (BBC-1 1981, Chloe Salaman, Anthony Bate)

Period drama serial Fanny By Gaslight was set in Victorian times where a young woman learns she is the daughter of a brothel keeper.

Chloe Salaman as Fanny Hooper
Peter Woodward as Harry Somerford
Anthony Bate as Clive Seymour
Susan Brown as Mrs. Hopwood
Michael Culver as Lord Manderstoke
Godfrey James as Mr. Box Chunks
Brian Badcoe as Duc de Chambery
Julia Chambers as Lucy Beckett
Julia Goodman as Lady Alicia Seymore
Ann Payot as Kate Somerford
David Robb as Captain Charles Tennant
Iris Russell as Mrs. Somerford
Nigel Williams as Julian Carteret
Stephen Yardley as ‘Duke’ Hopwood

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crew details
Writer: Anthony Steven
Novel: Michael Sadlier
Music: Alexander Faris
Producer: Joe Waters
Director: Peter Jeffries

production details
Country: UK
Network and Production Companies: BBC One
Duration: 4×50 minute episodes
Aired From: 24 September – 15 October 1981

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