The Cazalets (2001): S01E05


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 is now the fall of 1941. Christopher is hospitalized in a psychiatric institution and is uncommunicative. He’s had a complete breakdown and his overbearing father is unsympathetic. He undergoes electric shock treatment and returns to Home Place. Louise wins a role in a play at Stratford and continues her relationship with Michael Hadleigh. He spends a night at Home Place and asks her to marry him. Diana Macintosh tells Edward she is pregnant and there’ll be no fooling her husband into thinking it’s his this time around. Edward’s solution is for her to have an …

The Cazalets Series

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Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 20 July 2001.
  • Rating: 12.
  • Running Time: 60 minutes.
  • Country: UK.
  • Language: English.

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