The Charmer

Nigel Havers is the suave and deadly Ralph Ernest Gorse, a.k.a. "The Charmer" - minor public schoolboy, social climber, seducer of women and eternal seeker after the main chance; his stalking grounds are the roadhouses, boarding rooms and grand seaside hotels of the 1930's, the haunts of vulnerable widows and ambitious swindlers. Gorse is no English hero in the traditional sense of the word. He is a psychopath with the plausible charm of every mother's son, a Lothario whose conquests are merely a means to obtaining what he really craves - money and power.

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Gorse At The End

Episode 1x06; Nov 22, 1987

Clarice promises to help Gorse flee the country, but an increasingly suspicious Alison Warren corners him before he can leave - and in his desperation to escape, he finally goes too far. As the net finally closes around him, a vengeful Donald Stimpso

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x06: Gorse At The EndNov 22, 1987
1x05: Gorse, The ImposterNov 15, 1987
1x04: Gorse in The MiddleNov 8, 1987
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