The Cazalets (2001): S01E02


The Cazalets is a 2001 six-episode television drama series (5 episodes when broadcast in the US) about the life of a large privileged family in the years 1937 to 1947.

Most of the action takes place in London, and at the family’s large estate in Sussex.


It’s summer 1939 and war is now seen as inevitable. Children are being sent from London to the safety of the countryside. Edward and Diana Macintosh continue their affair but realize it will be more difficult for them to see each other. His wife Viola wants their 16 year-old daughter Louise to learn to type and cook but she wants to be an actress. They compromise and Louise is soon in London sharing digs with a new friend, Stella. Edward gets a desk job in the RAF and Rupert decides to join the navy. He is thrilled to learn that Zoe is once again pregnant.

The Cazalets Series

you can find a full index and overview of The Cazalets here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 29 June 2001.
  • Rating: 12.
  • Running Time: 60 minutes.
  • Country: UK.
  • Language: English.

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