The Scarlet Pimpernel: The Complete Series DVD
Starring Richard E. Grant, Elizabeth McGovern, Martin Shaw, Ronan Vibert, Gerard Murphy, Emilia Fox, Christopher Fairbank, Ron Donachie, Julie Cox
Directed by Patrick Lau
All six feature-length episodes from the first and second series of the period adventure series based on the novels by Baroness Orczy and starring Richard E Grant as Sir Percy Blakeney, aka the Scarlet Pimpernel.
In 1793 France, with the revolution at its height, only the Scarlet Pimpernel stands in the way of Citizen Robespierre and his henchman, Chauvelin (Martin Shaw).
Suspecting the Pimpernel to be an English aristocrat, Chauvelin travels to England where he encounters his former love, French actress Marguerite (Elizabeth McGovern), now married to the foppish Sir Percy Blakeny (Grant).
Episodes comprise: 'The Scarlet Pimpernel', 'Valentin Gautier', 'The King's Ransom', 'Ennui', 'Friends and Enemies' and 'A Good Name'.
- Format: DVD
- Region: 2
- Certification: (12)
- EAN: 5055019505348
- Catalogue number: STX3034
- Studio: Stax Entertainment
- Release date: 13/09/2010
- Genre: Drama
- Colour: Colour