Period drama serial The Line of Beauty was set in the 1980s. Nick Guest is a charming and openly gay Oxford graduate who comes to stay with the family of his friend whose father is a Conservative MP. He ends up staying with them for years becoming something of a surrogate son.
UK / BBC-2 / 3×60 minute episodes / Broadcast 17 May – 31 May 2006
Writer: Andrew Davies / Novel: Alan Hollinghurst / Script Editor: Ellie Wood / Music: Martin Phipps / Producer: Kate Lewis / Executive Producers: Hilary Salmon, Laura Mackie / Director: Saul Dibb
Dan Stevens as Nick Guest
Tim McInnerny as Gerald Fedden
Hayley Atwell as Cat Fedden
Alice Krige as Rachel Fedden
Carmen Du Sautoy as Elena
Alex Wyndham as Wani Ouradi
James Bradshaw as Polly Tompkins
Oliver Coleman as Toby Fedden
Lydia Leonard as Penny Kent
Don Gilet as Leo Charles
Christopher Fairbank as Barry Groom
Oscar James as Brentford
John Warnaby as Badger
John Standing as Lord Kessler
Siri Svegler as Martine
Nikki Amuka-Bird as Rosemary Charles
Justin Salinger as Russel
Caroline Blakiston as Lady Partridge
Julia St John as Greta Timms
David Yelland as John Timms
John Quayle as Geoffrey Titchfield
Bruno Lastra as Tristao
Tom Knight as Norman Kent
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