The Scarlet Pimpernel

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The Scarlet Pimpernel

french revolution alter ego vigilante period drama 18th century

The Scarlet Pimpernel

First Air Date: January 24, 1999

First Aired on    :   1999
Status    :   Ended
Created By    :   
Networks    :   BBC One
Genres    :   Drama,Action & Adventure
Seasons/Episodes    :   6 episodes in 2 Seasons

A series of television drama programmes loosely based on Baroness Emmuska Orczy's series of novels, set in 1793 during the French Revolution. It stars Richard E. Grant as the hero, Sir Percy Blakeney, and his eponymous alter ego. The first series also starred Elizabeth McGovern as his wife Marguerite and Martin Shaw as the Pimpernel's archrival, Paul Chauvelin. Robespierre was played by Ronan Vibert. It was filmed in the Czech Republic and scored by a Czech composer, Michal Pavlíček.


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Seasons

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Season 2 (2000)

3 episodes


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Season 1 (1999)

3 episodes




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