Monarch of the Glen (2000-05)

BBC and Ecosse Series / UK / Comedy, Drama, Romance / Colour / 60m

Popular TV drama based on the novels of Compton McKenzie. Archie MacDonald, (Alastair MacKenzie) a budding London restaurateur, receives word from his home in the Highlands that his father Hector (Richard Briers) has been taken ill. Archie returns home to discover the family estate in dire trouble and is hoodwinked into staying on. A never-ending series of obstacles including indignant employees, his mother Molly's (Susan Hampshire) gambling debts, the eventual death of his father, affairs of the heart with Lexie (Dawn Steele) and parsimonious city bankers intent on foreclosure dog his every step.

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