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The Gay Cavalier (ITV Drama, Christian Marquand)



Period action adventure series The Gay Cavalier detailed the exploits of dashing cavalier Capt Claude Duval (Christian Marquand) during the 17th century. Duval was a hero to the Royalists and was hunted by the Roundheads.

Guest stars across the thirteen episodes included Greta Gynt, Christopher Lee, John Le Mesurier, Conrad Phillips, Sam Kydd, Nigel Stock and Hazel Court.

A planned second season was not made.

Cast: Christian Marquand as Captain Claude Duval; Larry Burns as Danny O’Toole; Ivan Craig as Major Mould; Sydney Bromley as Purdy; Richard Bebb as Charles Stuart

Producer: George King

UK / ITV – Associated Rediffusion – George King / 13×30 minute episodes / 21 June – 13 September 1957