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RAGGED STUDIO-BOUND videotape romp through the turn of the century life of the titular royal-bedding ragamuffin, played by a bony-cheeked bonny FRANCESCA ANNIS, who bribes, blags and bonks her way through 13 episodes and 60-odd years. A huge supporting cast do their best to get up her nose and under her skirt, including DON FELLOWS, PETER EGAN, DENIS LILL, PATRICK RYECART and DAVID GWILLIM, while back home ANTON RODGERS, ANTHONY HEAD and PEGGY ANN WOOD tut disapprovingly.

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  1. George White

    November 11, 2022 at 2:05 pm

    Features a lengthy ‘American’ segment with lots of scenes on a steam train – i.e. a set with some smoke at the windows. Not even CSO.
    Hence Don Fellows.
    One of a raft of fauxmerican TV drama made in the Eighventies (Oppenheimer, Nancy Astor, various Tales of the Unexpected, the Olivier-starring Mr. Halpern and Mr Johnson and A Talent for Murder, the docudrama Month of the Doctors, the Last Day)

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