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1 :01x01 - A Family Festival

Jan/07/1967
The series begins in 1879 as Forsyte family members gather at Uncle Timothy's and exchange gossip about younger family members: Winifred, who is engaged to the financially irresponsible Montague Dartie, and Young Jolyon, who is having an affair with his children's Austrian governess.
Guest Stars: Fay Compton as Aunt Ann Forsyte | Joseph O'Conor as Old Jolyon Forsyte | John Welsh (2) as James Forsyte | George Woodbridge as Swithin Forsyte | A.J. Brown as Roger Forsyte | Nora Nicholson as Aunt Julie Forsyte | Nora Swinburne as Aunt Hester Forsyte | Fanny Rowe as Emily Forsyte | John Barcroft as George Forsyte | Lana Morris as Helene Hillmer | Terence Alexander as Montague Dartie | Susan Pennick as June Forsyte | Maggie Jones as Smither | Jenny Laird as Mrs. Heron | Deddie Davies as Millie | Campbell Singer as Lomax | Anna Korwin as Madame Debrie
Director: David Giles (1)

2 :01x02 - A Family Scandal

Jan/14/1967
Young Jo decides to leave his wife to be with Helene and their unborn child. This causes Old Jolyon to write him out of his will in favor of granddaughter June. Meanwhile, Soames Forsyte becomes smitten with the smoking hot Irene Herrin.
Guest Stars: Mischa de la Motte as Warmson | Clifford Parrish as Gradman | Deddie Davies as Millie | Jenny Laird as Mrs. Heron | Campbell Singer as Lomax | Ursula Howells as Frances Forsyte | John Barcroft as George Forsyte | Fanny Rowe as Emily Forsyte | Susan Pennick as June Forsyte | Joseph O'Conor as Old Jolyon Forsyte | Nora Swinburne as Aunt Hester Forsyte | John Welsh (2) as James Forsyte | Lana Morris as Helene Hillmer | Terence Alexander as Montague Dartie | Fay Compton as Aunt Ann Forsyte | Nora Nicholson as Aunt Julie Forsyte
Director: David Giles (1)

3 :01x03 - The Portrait of Happiness

Jan/21/1967
Young Jo's first wife dies in an accident leaving him and Helene free to marry. Winifred begs her father to help ease Monty's debts. Helene gives birth to a son nicknamed "Jolly." Old Jolyon assumes parental authority over granddaughter June. Soames continues to pursue Irene who finally consents to marriage.
Guest Stars: Garry Marsh as Dr. Dewar | Maggie Jones as Smither | Mischa de la Motte as Warmson | Michael Mulcaster as Meyrick | Jenny Laird as Mrs. Heron | Campbell Singer as Lomax | Joseph O'Conor as Old Jolyon Forsyte | Lana Morris as Helene Hillmer | Ursula Howells as Frances Forsyte | John Welsh (2) as James Forsyte | Fanny Rowe as Emily Forsyte | John Barcroft as George Forsyte | Terence Alexander as Montague Dartie | Fay Compton as Aunt Ann Forsyte | Nora Nicholson as Aunt Julie Forsyte | George Woodbridge as Swithin Forsyte | John Baskcomb as Timothy Forsyte | Robert S. Young as Vicar
Director: David Giles (1)

4 :01x04 - Dinner at Swithin's

Jan/28/1967
Several years pass. June Forsyte gets engaged to architect Phillip Bossiney. Irene endures a troubled marriage to Soames but sparks fly when she meets Phillip. Helene becomes ill and Old and Young Jolyon take steps toward reconciling.
Guest Stars: Mischa de la Motte as Warmson | Bart Allison as Parfitt | Michael Mulcaster as Meyrick | Maggie Jones as Smither | John Caesar as Adolf | Olwen Brookes as Bilson | John Bennett as Philip Bosinney | Garry Marsh as Dr. Dewar | Nora Nicholson as Aunt Julie Forsyte | Fay Compton as Aunt Ann Forsyte | Nora Swinburne as Aunt Hester Forsyte | Joseph O'Conor as Old Jolyon Forsyte | John Barcroft as George Forsyte | Fanny Rowe as Emily Forsyte | John Welsh (2) as James Forsyte | George Woodbridge as Swithin Forsyte | Lana Morris as Helene Forsyte | Kynaston Reeves as Nicholas Forsyte | A.J. Brown as Roger Forsyte | Terence Alexander as Montague Dartie | John Moore (2) as Cabbie
Director: David Giles (1)

5 :01x05 - A Man of Property

Feb/04/1967
Unaware of his wife's attraction to the man, Soames hires Phillip Bossiney to build a mansion for them at Robin Hill. Old Jolyon visits Jo and Helene at their home and tries to mend the rift. Monty Dartie continues to rack up debts, putting a strain on his marriage to Winifred.
Guest Stars: John Bennett as Philip Bosinney | Maggie Jones as Smither | Bart Allison as Parfitt | Gillian Martell as Mrs. Hawkins | Jackie Smith as Holly Forsyte | Robert Gill as Jolly Forsyte | Norman Henry (2) as Oliver | Olwen Brookes as Bilson | Fay Compton as Aunt Ann Forsyte | Nora Nicholson as Aunt Julie Forsyte | Nora Swinburne as Aunt Hester Forsyte | John Welsh (2) as James Forsyte | Lana Morris as Helene Forsyte | Terence Alexander as Montague Dartie | Kynaston Reeves as Nicholas Forsyte | Joseph O'Conor as Old Jolyon Forsyte | George Woodbridge as Swithin Forsyte | John Barcroft as George Forsyte | A.J. Brown as Roger Forsyte
Director: David Giles (1)

6 :01x06 - Decisions

Feb/11/1967
Irene's affair with Bossiney becomes public and Soames threatens the architect with legal action concerning cost overruns at Robin Hill. Then he violently asserts his marital rights with Irene.
Guest Stars: Bart Allison as Parfitt | John Bennett as Philip Bosinney | Olwen Brookes as Bilson | Lana Morris as Helene Forsyte | Joseph O'Conor as Old Jolyon Forsyte | Clifford Parrish as Gradman | John Welsh (2) as James Forsyte
Director: David Giles (1)

7 :01x07 - Into the Dark

Feb/18/1967
After being raped by her husband, Irene waits on Bossiney to run away with him but the architect is nowhere to be found. He also fails to show up at court and thus loses a legal action to Soames. Then the Forsyte men are called to identify a body at the morgue..............................
Guest Stars: John Bennett as Philip Bosinney | John Barcroft as George Forsyte | Terence Alexander as Montague Dartie | A.J. Brown as Roger Forsyte | John Welsh (2) as James Forsyte | Nora Nicholson as Aunt Julie Forsyte | Kynaston Reeves as Nicholas Forsyte | George Woodbridge as Swithin Forsyte | Maggie Jones as Smither | Mischa de la Motte as Warmson | John Ringham as Barrister | Charles West as Sir Merlin Waterbuck | Peter Whitaker as Court Usher | Christopher Hodge as Cabbie | Julian D'albie as Justice Bentham | Fanny Rowe as Emily Forsyte | Nora Swinburne as Aunt Hester Forsyte
Director: David Giles (1)

8 :01x08 - Indian Summer of a Forsyte

Feb/25/1967
Distraught after Bossiney's death, Irene returns to Soames for one final night and then leaves him forever. Four years then pass and we find Jo and his family living in the house at Robin Hill. Old Jolyon then assumes room temperature but leaves a bequest in his will for Irene.
Guest Stars: A.J. Brown as Roger Forsyte | Roy Denton as Vendor | Sarah Harter as Francie Forsyte | Lana Morris as Helene Forsyte | Malya Nappi as Miss Beauce | Nora Nicholson as Aunt Julie Forsyte | Joseph O'Conor as Old Jolyon Forsyte | Kynaston Reeves as Nicholas Forsyte | Fanny Rowe as Emily Forsyte | Jackie Smith as Holly Forsyte | Nora Swinburne as Aunt Hester Forsyte | Bridget Turner as Plunket | John Welsh (2) as James Forsyte | George Woodbridge as Swithin Forsyte
Director: David Giles (1)

9 :01x09 - In Chancery

Mar/04/1967
Helene dies and June strikes out on her own. Monty deserts Winifred and sails to Buenos Aires with a Brazilian skank. Jo's daughter, Holly, meets Winifred's son, Val, and is attracted to him. After meeting Annette Lamotte, Soames hunts down Irene to get a divorce.
Guest Stars: Terence Alexander as Montague Dartie | John Barcroft as George Forsyte | Jonathan Burn (1) as Val Dartie | Anne De Vigier as Imogene Cardigan | Sarah Harter as Francie Forsyte | Faith Hines as Ivy | Garry Marsh as Dr. Dewar | Lana Morris as Helene Forsyte | Suzanne Neve as Holly Forsyte | Nora Nicholson as Aunt Julie Forsyte | Michael Pemberton (2) as Crum | Dalia Penn as Annette Lamotte | Kynaston Reeves as Nicholas Forsyte | Fanny Rowe as Emily Forsyte | Nora Swinburne as Aunt Hester Forsyte | Bridget Turner as Plunket | Johnny Wainwright as Newsboy | John Welsh (2) as James Forsyte | Holly Wilson as Maud | Ellen Pollock as Madame Lamotte
Director: David Giles (1)
Writer: Lawrie Craig

10 :01x10 - The Challenge

Mar/11/1967
Val and Holly contnue their romance despite the objections of her brother, Jolly. Winifred and Soames try to get out of their respective marriages. Irene flees to Paris where she encounters Jo and the two fall in love.
Guest Stars: Jonathan Burn (1) as Val Dartie | Raymond Clarke as Dr. Fryer | Mischa de la Motte as Warmson | John Devaut as Clerk | Walter Horsburgh (1) as Judge | Alan Judd as Dreamer | Pauline Loring as Mrs. Branch | Suzanne Neve as Holly Forsyte | Dalia Penn as Annette Lamotte | Ellen Pollock as Madame Lamotte | Kynaston Reeves as Nicholas Forsyte | Fanny Rowe as Emily Forsyte | Jeffrey Segal as Belby | Derek Smith as Polteed | Bridget Turner as Plunket | James Wardroper as Newsboy | John Welsh (2) as James Forsyte | Michael York as Jolly Forsyte
Director: David Giles (1)

11 :01x11 - In the Web

Mar/18/1967
Soames gets enough evidence against Irene to proceed with his divorce. Val and Holly become engaged in secret. Monty returns from Argentina a broken man. Winifred has pity on her hubby and takes him back. The Boer War begins and several Forsyte family members participate.
Guest Stars: Terence Alexander as Montague Dartie | John Barcroft as George Forsyte | John Baskcomb as Timothy Forsyte | Jonathan Burn (1) as Val Dartie | Raymond Clarke as Dr. Fryer | Mischa de la Motte as Warmson | Anne De Vigier as Imogene Cardigan | Sarah Harter as Francie Forsyte | Maggie Jones as Smither | Pauline Loring as Mrs. Branch | Susan Henderson as Flossie | Suzanne Neve as Holly Forsyte | Nora Nicholson as Aunt Julie Forsyte | Dalia Penn as Annette Forsyte | Kynaston Reeves as Nicholas Forsyte | Fanny Rowe as Emily Forsyte | Derek Smith as Polteed | Nora Swinburne as Aunt Hester Forsyte | Bridget Turner as Plunket | John Welsh (2) as James Forsyte | Michael York as Jolly Forsyte
Director: David Giles (1)
Writer: Lawrie Craig

12 :01x12 - Birth of a Forsyte

Mar/25/1967
Jolly dies in the Boer War while Val and Holly marry and decide to remain in South Africa. Soames is granted a divorce and he marries Annette, hoping to father a son. Jo and Irene get married and she gives birth to their son Jon. Annette then gives birth to a daughter, Fleur, who will be the only child of Soames Forsyte.
Guest Stars: Terence Alexander as Montague Dartie | John Barcroft as George Forsyte | John Baskcomb as Timothy Forsyte | Mischa de la Motte as Warmson | Anne De Vigier as Imogene Cardigan | Lee Fox as Dr. Cumming | Sarah Harter as Francie Forsyte | Maggie Jones as Smither | Cameron Miller as Judge | Nora Nicholson as Aunt Julie Forsyte | Dalia Penn as Annette Forsyte | Kynaston Reeves as Nicholas Forsyte | Fanny Rowe as Emily Forsyte | Nora Swinburne as Aunt Hester Forsyte | Bridget Turner as Plunket | John Welsh (2) as James Forsyte
Director: David Giles (1)
Writer: Lawrie Craig

13 :01x13 - Encounter

Apr/01/1967
Twenty years pass skipping over World War I. The third generation of Forsytes take center stage. Jon decides to become a farmer. He meets his cousin Fleur for the first tiime at June's art gallery. The two become infatuated when they meet again at Holly and Val's horse farm not knowing of the exact cause of the feud between their respective branches of the Forsyte family.
Guest Stars: John Barcroft as George Forsyte | Christopher Benjamin as Prosper Profond | Jonathan Burn (1) as Val Dartie | John Dunn-Hill as Bramling | Maggie Jones as Smither | Suzanne Neve as Holly Dartie | Dalia Penn as Annette Forsyte

14 :01x14 - Conflict

Apr/08/1967
The elder Forsytes hide details of the family feud from Jon and Fleur. Aspiriing politico Michael Mont falls for Fleur and wins the respect of Soames. Jo's health begins to fail and he tries hiding his condition from Irene. Fleur is told the secret of the Forsyte family feud.
Guest Stars: Richard Armour as Jack Cardigan | Christopher Benjamin as Prosper Profond | Anne De Vigier as Imogene Cardigan | Stephen Hubay as Stumolowski | Patricia Leventon as Trudi | Dalia Penn as Annette Forsyte | Julia White as Coaker

15 :01x15 - To Let

Apr/15/1967
Fleur tries to get Jon to the altar before he learns the truth behind the family feud but the dying Jo tells him. Jon then chooses his mother over Fleur and they make plans to move abroad. Fleur then finds comfort in the arms of Michael Mont.
Guest Stars: Richard Armour as Jack Cardigan | John Baskcomb as Timothy Forsyte | Christopher Benjamin as Prosper Profond | Jonathan Burn (1) as Val Dartie | Anne De Vigier as Imogene Cardigan | Maggie Jones as Smither | Patricia Leventon as Trudi | Suzanne Neve as Holly Dartie | Dalia Penn as Annette Forsyte | Rosemary Rogers as Martin | Julia White as Coaker

16 :01x16 - A Family Wedding

Apr/22/1967
Jon and Irene move to Canada. Fleur marries Michael Mont. Two years pass and more characters are added to the series. Mont's father gets Soames to join the board of an insurance company where he immediately becomes suspicious of the firm's managing director, Elderson. Meanwhile, a worker at Michael's publishing firm named Bicket who got sacked tries to make enough money to emigrate to Australia.
Guest Stars: John Barcroft as George Forsyte | Jonathan Burn (1) as Val Dartie | Brenda Cowling as Mrs. Perren | Geoffrey Denton as Sharman | Colin Douglas (1) as Policeman | Ian Fleming as Lord Fontenoy | Derek Francis as Elderson | Hubert Hill as Servant | Hugo Keith-Johnston as News Vendor | John Kidd (1) as Danby | Henry Longhurst as Mothergill | Cyril Luckham as Sir Lawrence Mont | Suzanne Neve as Holly Dartie | Robin Phillips as Wilfrid Desert | Maurice Quick as Meyricks | Terry Scully as Bicket | Geraldine Sherman as Victorine Bicket | Julia White as Coaker

17 :01x17 - The White Monkey

Apr/29/1967
Soames' suspicions of Elderson are confirmed and he presses Fleur for a grandchild.
Guest Stars: John Bailey (1) as Aubrey Greene | Brenda Cowling as Mrs. Perren | Ian Fleming as Lord Fontenoy | Derek Francis as Elderson | Donald Gee as Butterfield | Hugo Keith-Johnston as News Vendor | Cyril Luckham as Sir Lawrence Mont | Clifford Parrish as Gradman | Robin Phillips as Wilfrid Desert | Terry Scully as Bicket | Geraldine Sherman as Victorine Bicket | Julia White as Coaker

18 :01x18 - Afternoon of a Dryad

May/06/1967
Michael is tormented by the thought that Fleur might be interested in poet Wilfrid Desert. He then encounters June who lets slip that Fleur married him while on the rebound. Fleur becomes pregnant at last while the Bickets have enough money to immigrate to Australia.
Guest Stars: John Bailey (1) as Aubrey Greene | Brenda Cowling as Mrs. Perren | Derek Francis as Elderson | Donald Gee as Butterfield | Cicely Paget Bowman as Hatty | Clifford Parrish as Gradman | Robin Phillips as Wilfrid Desert | Terry Scully as Bicket | Geraldine Sherman as Victorine Bicket | Steve Plytas as Demetrius

19 :01x19 - No Retreat

May/13/1967
The Bickets leave for Australia. Elderson flees too after admitting his larceny leaving Soames to face an angry group of stockholders. Fleur gives birith to a son named Kit.
Guest Stars: Brenda Cowling as Mrs. Perren | Ian Fleming as Lord Fontenoy | Jimmy Gardner (1) as Tolby | Henry Longhurst as Mothergill | Cyril Luckham as Sir Lawrence Mont | Maisie MacFarquhar as Miss Sowdrey | Suzanne Neve as Holly Dartie | Clifford Parrish as Gradman | Maurice Quick as Meyricks | Terry Scully as Bicket | Geraldine Sherman as Victorine Bicket | Mirabelle Thomas as Nurse | Austin Trevor as Botterill | Julia White as Coaker | Philip Ray as Pettigrew

20 :01x20 - A Silent Wooing

May/20/1967
In the Carolinas, Jon and Irene visit Ann and Francis Wilmot. Jon falls for Ann and they are married. Across the pond, Michael Mont is now a member of Parliament. Fleur busies herself throwing parties and after a row at one of them she finds herself threatened by a libel suit.
Guest Stars: John Bailey (1) as Aubrey Greene | George Benson (1) as Marques of Shropshire | Caroline Blakiston as Marjorie Ferrar | Basil Dignam as Lord Charles Ferrar | Tenniel Evans as Pevensey Blythe | Karin Fernald as Anne Wilmot | Hal Hamilton as Francis Wilmot | Cyril Luckham as Sir Lawrence Mont | Peter Mallory as News Vendor | Alan Rowe as Settlewhite | Julia White as Coaker
Director: David Giles (1)

21 :01x21 - Action for Libel

May/27/1967
Marjorie Ferrar threatens Fleur with a libel suit but Soames seeks to turn the tables by proving Marjorie guilty of immorality.
Guest Stars: Caroline Blakiston as Marjorie Ferrar | Tenniel Evans as Pevensey Blythe | Donald Gee as Butterfield | Hal Hamilton as Francis Wilmot | Maggie Jones as Smither | Cyril Luckham as Sir Lawrence Mont | Shirley Patterson as Chambermaid | John Phillips as Sir Alexander MacGown | Alan Rowe as Settlewhite | Julia White as Coaker | John Wynyard as Hotel Manager
Director: David Giles (1)

22 :01x22 - The Silver Spoon

Jun/03/1967
Fleur's libel case goes to court. A settlement is finally reached but Fleur and Michael end up being ostracized socially as a result.
Guest Stars: John Bailey (1) as Aubrey Greene | George Benson (1) as Marques of Shropshire | Caroline Blakiston as Marjorie Ferrar | David Brook as Policeman | John Byron as Bullfry | Richard Caldicot as Justice Bane | Hal Hamilton as Francis Wilmot | John Lawrence (2) as Court Usher | Cyril Luckham as Sir Lawrence Mont | Richard Pearson (1) as Fockisson | John Phillips as Sir Alexander MacGown | Alan Rowe as Settlewhite | Graham Tonbridge as Footman | Julia White as Coaker
Director: David Giles (1)

23 :01x23 - Strike

Jun/10/1967
It is 1926 and a general strike has crippled England. Coincidence brings Fleur and Jon together while she and Holly are aiding strike-breaking railway workers.

Fleur and Soames decide to take a trip around the world to avoid the fallout from the Ferrar case. Jon and his family decide to return to Great Britain for good. Michael asks June for specific details about the Forsyte family feud while Fleur, returned from abroad, plans a chance meeting with Jon.
Guest Stars: George Benson (1) as Marques of Shropshire | Caroline Blakiston as Marjorie Ferrar | David Cargill as Stainford | Anne De Vigier as Imogene Cardigan | Karin Fernald as Anne Wilmot | Maggie Jones as Smither | Bryan Marshall as Harold Blade | Ralph Michael as Stanley Baldwin | Suzanne Neve as Holly Dartie
Director: David Giles (1)

24 :01x24 - Afternoon at Ascot

Jun/17/1967
Jon's wife, Anne, fears that she is no match for his first love, Fleur whose husband, Michael, likewise suffers from marital anxieties.
Guest Stars: Richard Armour as Jack Cardigan | George Benson (1) as Marques of Shropshire | Jonathan Burn (1) as Val Dartie | David Cargill as Stainford | Peter Copley as Reverend Charwell | Anne De Vigier as Imogene Cardigan | Maggie Jones as Smither | Cyril Luckham as Sir Lawrence Mont | Suzanne Neve as Holly Dartie | Rose Power as Mrs. Brewer | Ian Trigger as Greenwater | Julia White as Coaker | Karin Fernald as Anne Forsyte
Director: David Giles (1)

25 :01x25 - Portrait of Fleur

Jun/24/1967
Soames begins having feelings of his own mortality. Holly asks Irene to settle with her and Val.
Guest Stars: George Benson (1) as Marques of Shropshire | Jonathan Burn (1) as Val Dartie | David Cargill as Stainford | Peter Copley as Reverend Charwell | Karin Fernald as Anne Forsyte | Godfrey James as Riggs | Maggie Jones as Smither | Cyril Luckham as Sir Lawrence Mont | Bryan Marshall as Harold Blade | George Merritt as Wilfred Bentworth | Martin Miller as Montross | Clive Morton as Sir Timothy Fanfield | Suzanne Neve as Holly Dartie | Clifford Parrish as Gradman | Julia White as Coaker
Director: David Giles (1)

26 :01x26 - Swan Song

Jul/01/1967
Jon succumbs to Fleur and immediately regrets it. Irene then has a long talk with Fleur and persuades her to back off. She then reconciles with Michael. Soames dies from injuries suffered from a fire in his picture gallery.
Guest Stars: Hilda Barry as Mrs. Gadsden | Karin Fernald as Anne Forsyte | Noel Howlett as Vicar | Godfrey James as Riggs | Maggie Jones as Smither | Cyril Luckham as Sir Lawrence Mont | Tina Matthews as Marta | Suzanne Neve as Holly Dartie | Clifford Parrish as Gradman
Director: David Giles (1)
Warning: The Forsyte Saga (1967) guide may contain spoilers
Classification: Mini-Series
Genre: Drama
Status: Canceled/Ended
Network: BBC TWO ( United Kingdom)
Airs: Saturdays at 09:00 pm
Runtime: 50 Minutes
Premiere: January 07, 1967
Ended: July 01, 1967
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