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Disraeli: Portrait of a Romantic

Disraeli: Portrait of a Romantic


Four-part biography of famed 19th century British statesman Benjamin Disraeli that starred Ian McShane in the title role. The series first aired in Great Britain in September of 1978 then in the United States in June of 1980 as an installment of Masterpiece Theatre.
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Final: 1x04 -- The Chief (Sep/26/1978)


Disraeli's beloved wife, Mary Anne, passes away but he's elected party leader and steers the Conservatives to a landslide victory in the 1872 elections. As Prime Minister, Disraeli shows his greatness by implementing reforms at hom and pursuing a successful foreign policy.
Cast
Ian McShaneIan McShane
As Benjamin Disraeli
Rosemary LeachRosemary Leach
As Queen Victoria
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Crew

Producer: Cecil Clarke
Associate Producer: Lorna Mason
Production Designer: Anthony Waller
Casting: Joan Brown
Music: Wilfred Josephs
Costume Designer: Ann Hollowood, Sheelagh Killeen
Make-up: Sheila Mann
Sound Director: Henry Bird

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Recurring Guests

John Carlisle (1) as William Gladstone (3 eps)
Mary Peach as Mary Anne Lewis (3 eps)
Brett Usher as Bulwer (3 eps)
Leigh Lawson (1) as Count Alfred D'Orsay (2 eps)
Frances Bennett as Lady Chesterfield (2 eps)
Aubrey Morris as Isaac Disraeli (2 eps)
Jeremy Clyde as Lord John Manners (2 eps)
Peter Miles as Lord Henry Lennox (2 eps)
Antony Brown as Sir Robert Peel (2 eps)
John Gregg (1) as Lord Salisbury (2 eps)

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Warning: Disraeli: Portrait of a Romantic guide may contain spoilers
Classification: Mini-Series
Genre: Drama | History
Status: Canceled/Ended
Network: itv ( United Kingdom)
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: September 05, 1978
Ended: September 26, 1978
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