The Forsyte Saga is a dramatisation of John Galsworthy’s trilogy of books about the Forsyte family. The first series of 6 episodes in 2002 dramatised the first two books with the events of the final book being told in the 4-part 2003 series. The BBC previously mounted a hugely popular version in 1967.
Cast: IOAN GRUFFUDD as Bosinney; RUPERT GRAVES as Young Jolyon; DAMIAN LEWIS as Soames; GINA MCKEE as Irene; AMANDA OOMS as Helene; SARAH WINMAN as Frances; CORIN REDGRAVE as old Jolyon; ROBERT LANG as Swithin; ALISTAIR PETRIE as George; BEN MILES as Dartie; AMANDA ROOT as Winifred; WENDY CRAIG as Aunt Juley; BARBARA FLYNN as Emily; EMMA GRIFFITHS MALIN as Fleur (series 2); LEE WILLIAMS as Jon (series 2)
Books: John Galsworthy
Series 1: Dramatised by: Stephen Mallatratt / Producer: Sita Williams / Director: Christopher Menaul
Series 2: Dramatised by: Kate Brooke, Phil Woods / Producer: David Boulter / Director: Andy Wilson
UK / ITV-1 – Granada / 10×90 minute episodes / 2002-2003