Pretenders: The Complete Series
Set in the turbulent years of the later 17th century, this action-filled adventure series follows the fortunes of a brother and sister caught up in the dramatic events surrounding the Duke of Monmouth's doomed attempt to wrest the throne of England from his newly crowned uncle, King James II. Starring Frederick Jaeger, this thrilling drama guest-stars John Thaw, Jack Watson, Robin Nedwell, Frances Cuka, Rachel Thomas and Prunella Ransome.
June 1685: one of the most colourful power bids in English history begins, as a motley rebel army sets out to replace the Catholic, seemingly pro-French James with the Protestant Monmouth. Passions rage, and as the decisive battle of Sedgemoor draws closer, Elam and Perfect – believed to be Monmouth's own son and daughter – are assisted by a German mercenary, Joachim. Facing danger on every side, they must use all their ingenuity to evade capture by Royalist forces in the desperate hope that they will one day meet the father they have never known...
- Number of Discs
- 1.33:1 / Colour
- Mono / English
- 2 / PAL
- 322 mins approx