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    • ITV

    Brideshead Revisited

    1981

    Costume seen on an extra

    • Universal Pictures

    The Pirates of Penzance

    1983

    Costume seen on an extra

    • Universal Pictures

    Out of Africa

    1985

    Costume seen on an extra

    • ITV

    The Grand

    1998

    Costume seen on Susan Hampshire as Esme Harkness

    • ITV

    The Forsyte Saga: To Let

    2003

    Costume seen on Beatriz Batarda as Annette Forsyte

    • ITV

    Poirot: The Hollow

    2004

    Costume seen on Sarah Miles as Lucy Angkatell

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About the Costume

The first known appearance for this unique coat was in the 1981 mini-series Brideshead Revised, where it was worn by an extra. Because it was not worn by a main character, chances are it was not made for Brideshead Revisted, but originated with an earlier production. The costume went on to be used on two more extras – first in the 1983 Pirates of Penzance, and in 1985 in Out of Africa, before being worn by Susan Hampshire as Esme Harkness in The Grand in 1998. In 2002 it was worn by Beatriz Batarda as Annette Forsyte in The Forsyte Saga: To Let, before finally appearing in the Poirot episode The Hollow, when it was worn by Sarah Miles as Lucy Angkatell. 

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Additional Images

About the Costume

The first known appearance for this unique coat was in the 1981 mini-series Brideshead Revised, where it was worn by an extra. Because it was not worn by a main character, chances are it was not made for Brideshead Revisted, but originated with an earlier production. The costume went on to be used on two more extras – first in the 1983 Pirates of Penzance, and in 1985 in Out of Africa, before being worn by Susan Hampshire as Esme Harkness in The Grand in 1998. In 2002 it was worn by Beatriz Batarda as Annette Forsyte in The Forsyte Saga: To Let, before finally appearing in the Poirot episode The Hollow, when it was worn by Sarah Miles as Lucy Angkatell. 

The first known appearance for this unique coat was in the 1981 mini-series Brideshead Revised, where it was worn by an extra. Because it was not worn by a main character, chances are it was not made for Brideshead Revisted, but originated with an earlier production. The costume went on to be used on two more extras – first in the 1983 Pirates of Penzance, and in 1985 in Out of Africa, before being worn by Susan Hampshire as Esme Harkness in The Grand in 1998. In 2002 it was worn by Beatriz Batarda as Annette Forsyte in The Forsyte Saga: To Let, before finally appearing in the Poirot episode The Hollow, when it was worn by Sarah Miles as Lucy Angkatell. 

Credits

Sighting Credit:
  • Shrewsbury Lasses
Photos provided by:
  • Shrewsbury Lasses
  • Da
  • Julia Spicer
  • justprosper
Costume Designer:
  • Jane Robinson

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