Beau Geste (BBC)

Beau Geste (BBC)

"Beau Geste" is a BBC television mini-series, based on the novel by P. C. Wren. The series aired in 1982 and starred Benedict Taylor, Anthony Calf and Jonathon Morris as the three brothers.

Plot

Although minor plot points separate the versions, all of the versions share a common element of a stolen gem, which one of the Geste brothers, Beau Geste, is thought to have stolen from his adoptive family.

Cast

Benedict Taylor .... Michael 'Beau' Geste
Anthony Calf .... Digby Geste
Jonathon Morris .... John Geste
Andrew Armour .... Recruiting Sgt. Major
Sally Baxter .... Isobel
Lucy Benjamin .... Young Claudia (as Lucy Baker)
Terrence A. Bumgarner .... Strapping Young Lad
Jonathan Burn .... Colonna
John Cannon .... Legionnaire
Nicolas Chagrin .... St. Andre
John Challis .... Cpl. Dupre
Julia Chambers .... Claudia
Les Conrad .... Legionnaire
Robin Crane .... Young Digby
Paul Critchley .... Young John
Barry Dennen .... Buddy
Harry Fielder .... Legionnaire
John Forgeham .... Sgt. Maj. Lejaune
Nadio Fortune .... Guantaio
Pat Gorman .... Legionnaire
Stefan Gryff .... Boldini
Terry Gurry .... Corporal
Paul Hawkins .... Young Beau
Randal Herley .... Recruiting Officer
Andrew Lodge .... Glock
Christopher Malcolm .... Hank
Red Milner .... Legionnaire
John Moreno .... Maris
Kenneth Owens .... Brandt
Daniel André Pageon .... Vauren (as Daniel Pageon)
John Patrick .... Rastignac
Sian Patterson .... Young Isobel
Maurice Quick .... Burdon
Terry Raven .... Indian Gentleman
Bunny Reed .... Schwartz
Christopher Reilly .... Young Augustus
John Repsch .... Corporal
Jon Rumney .... Bolidar
David Shawyer .... Sgt. Maj. Dufour
Philip Shelley .... Augustus Brandon
Barry Summerford .... Legionnaire
David Sumner .... Maj. Henri de Beaulolais
Damien Thomas .... Capt. Renouf
Robert Vowles .... Guard Corporal
Wendy Williams .... Lady Brandon

ee also

*Beau Geste for a list of adaptations of the novel

External links

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