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Giles Foster

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Silas MarnerSilas Marner (The Weaver of Raveloe) (1985) Recommended
Dir. Giles Foster
Feat. Ben Kingsley, Jenny Agutter, Jim Broadbent
Excellent adaptation of the George Elliot classic, with Kingsley superb as the weaver who wrongfully accused of theft who withdraws from society only…
Northanger AbbeyNorthanger Abbey (1987)
Dir. Giles Foster
Feat. Katherine Schlesinger, Peter Firth
A BBC adaptation based on the Jane Austen novel, with Austen–heroine Katherine Schlesinger yearning for a consuming gothic romance amid the…
Adam BedeAdam Bede (1992)
Dir. Giles Foster
Feat. Iain Glen, Patsy Kensit, James Wilby
BBC adaptation of George Eliot's passionate tale of love and betrayal, set in 1799 rural England. Tells the story of a pretty dairy maid seduced from…
Rector's Wife, The (Mini-Series)Rector's Wife, The (Mini-Series) (1994)
Dir. Giles Foster
Feat. Lindsay Duncan, Miles Anderson, Pam Ferris
The wife of a kind but dull preacher is scorned by her conservative community when she takes a job at the grocery store one town over. Based on…
Coming Home (TV mini-series)Coming Home (TV mini-series) (1998)
Dir. Giles Foster
Feat. Joanna Lumley, Peter O'Toole, Emily Mortimer
Star–studded adaptation of Rosamunde Pilcher's best–selling novel of love, friendship and the discovery of womanhood set on the Cornish…
Prince and the Pauper, ThePrince and the Pauper, The (2000)
Dir. Giles Foster
Feat. Aidan Quinn, Alan Bates
Admirable, entertaining adaptation of Mark Twain's classic story of lookalikes who get caught up in imperial intrigue when a young Prince and a…
Bertie and ElizabethBertie and Elizabeth (2002)
Dir. Giles Foster
Feat. James Wilby, Juliet Aubrey, Alan Bates
Above–board portrait of the relationship between George VI and future wife Elizabeth Bowes–Lyon – better known as the 'Queen…

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