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Monsignor Renard (ITV Drama, John Thaw)

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Monsignor Renard ITV John Thaw

Period drama series Monsignor Renard was an interesting series for John Thaw, the series was set in the 1940’s French town of St-Josse-des-Bois, where Catholic Priest Augustin Renard finds himself involved with the resistance and trying to help the people of the town against the invading German forces.

Monsignor Renard was one of Thaw’s last series, he died a couple of years later in 2002.

Cast: John Thaw as Augustin Renard; Cheryl Campbell as Madeleine Claveau; Geoffrey Hutchings as Louis Cavailles; Des McAleer as Yves Renard; Teresa Banham as Clara Baquet; Adam Kotz as Henri Banquet; Michael Attwell as M. Dufonse; Jimmy Yuill as Malo Gagnepais; Dominic Monaghan as Etienne Rollinger; Juliette Caton as Helene Claveau; Andrew McCulloch as Albert Claveau; Rebecca Raybone as Catherine Sarraut; Anatole Taubman as Lieutenant Beckmann; Sam Townend as Gaston Sarraut; Jay Villiers as Flandin; Bernd-Uwe Reppenhagen as Drexler

Creator: Russell Lewis / Music: John Keane / Script Editor: Sophie Johnson / Camera: Nic Morris / Producer: Chris Kelly / Executive Producer: Ted Childs

UK / ITV – Carlton / 4×90 minute episodes / 27 March – 17 April 2000 Mondays at 9.00pm