Parade’s End is a five-part BBC/HBO/VRT television miniseries, which is an adaptation of the tetralogy of novels of the same name by Ford Madox Ford. It premiered on BBC Two on 24 August 2012, and on HBO on 26 February 2013. The series was also screened at the 39th Ghent Film Festival on 11 October 2012. It’s five episodes were directed by Susanna White and written by Tom Stoppard. The cast was led by Benedict Cumberbatch and Rebecca Hall as Christopher and Sylvia Tietjens, along with Adelaide Clemens, Rupert Everett, Miranda Richardson, Anne-Marie Duff, Roger Allam, Janet McTeer, Freddie Fox, Jack Huston, and Steven Robertson.
In the dying days of Edwardian England, English aristocrat Christopher Tietjens finds himself marrying Sylvia, a beautiful but cruel socialite who is pregnant with a child who may or may not be his. Christopher is determined to remain loyal to his wife, but his life is transformed the day he meets Valentine Wannop, a fearless young suffragette. Moving from the glittering yet shallow world of London high society to the trench-scarred battlefields of France, Parade’s End is the story of one of the defining eras of the last century; a time when old certainties are being torn down and lives are changed forever.
David Dawson plays Lieutenant Aranjuez in episode 5
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