To the Manor Born (1979–2007)
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Connections in High Places 

When the stockholders of Richards company threaten to throw him off the board for being an upstart foreigner, Audrey calls upon her upper crust family connections to come to the rescue.

Director:

Gareth Gwenlan (uncredited)

Writer:

Peter Spence (by)

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Penelope Keith ... Audrey fforbes-Hamilton
Peter Bowles ... Richard DeVere
Angela Thorne ... Marjory Frobisher
John Barron ... Lumsden
Peter Penry-Jones Peter Penry-Jones ... Gayforth
Anthony Sharp ... Brigadier Lemington
Daphne Heard Daphne Heard ... Mrs. Polouvicka
Ballard Berkeley ... Hartley
John Rudling John Rudling ... Brabinger
Michael Bilton Michael Bilton ... Ned
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Storyline

Richard's board of directors,seeing him as a foreign upstart,oppose his plans to build a refrigeration plant in Argentina and use it as an excuse to try and oust him as chairman of Cavendish Foods. Feeling sorry for him Audrey enlists the aid of her uncle Greville,telling him that she is about to marry Richard and persuading the old gentleman to get his influential business friends to launch a rescue package and save Richard's job. A grateful Richard then gives Audrey a thank you present - a share in the company. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Genres:

Comedy | Romance

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Country:

UK

Release Date:

22 November 1981 (UK) See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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