The Far Pavilions

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  • 1984
  • 1 Season
  • 7.1  (770)

This is a sweeping adaptation of M.M. Kaye's romance in British colonial India. Ash was saved after being orphaned during the Indian Mutiny and raised by a Hindu woman as though he were her own son. Once Ash is grown she revealed this secret to him as she lay dying. Now grown, Ash finds himself struggling to find an identity in a world where his English origin and his Indian upbringing are ever at odds. At the same time he is courting the beautiful Anjula, an Indian princess whom he grew up with but who is now engaged to a powerful rival.

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Wally and Anjuli, Part Two
6. Wally and Anjuli, Part Two
April 24, 1984
After making a last stand at the embassy, Ash journeys home. There, he learns that Anjuli's husband is near death; she and her sister, Shushila, will have to commit suttee, immolating themselves on his funeral pyre. Ash concocts a desperate plan to save his lover.
Wally and Anjuli, Part One
5. Wally and Anjuli, Part One
April 24, 2984
Ash returns to Mardan, where the Corps of Guides has been fighting across the border. British envoy Cavagnari signs a treaty with Afghanistan's emir and establishes an embassy in Kabul. Wally leads a force to secure the legation, while Ash accepts an assignment to spy among the natives.
The Journey to Bhithor, Part Two
4. The Journey to Bhithor, Part Two
April 23, 1984
The procession arrives at Bhithor, where negotiations with the rana do not go well. Forced to camp in a militarily indefensible position, the convoy seems to be at the prince's mercy, but Ash has a few tricks up his sleeve. He also urges Anjuli not to marry the rana.
The Journey to Bhithor, Part One
3. The Journey to Bhithor, Part One
April 23, 1984
Prince Jhoti arrives to accompany the procession and brings with him Biju Ram, Ash's old enemy. When an attempt is made on Jhoti's life, Ash tries to discover the saboteur in their midst. Meanwhile, his feelings for Anjuli deepen, even though she is en route to wed another man.
Return to India, Part Two
2. Return to India, Part Two
April 22, 1984
After returning from Afghanistan, Ash is transferred to a desk job with an army regiment. He finds a good friend in Wally but clashes with the other officers. As punishment for a brawl, Ash must escort a caravan of princesses to be married--including Anjuli, his childhood playmate.
Return to India, Part One
1. Return to India, Part One
April 22, 1984
After a tumultuous childhood in India and schooling in England, Ashton Pelham-Martyn takes a post with the British Corps of Guides on India's northwest frontier. There he struggles to reconcile his Indian upbringing with his place in Anglo society, and he courts the beautiful Belinda Harlowe.
The Far Pavilions-Disc 1
The Far Pavilions-Disc 1

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This is a sweeping adaptation of M.M. Kaye's romance in British colonial India. Ash was saved after being orphaned during the Indian Mutiny and raised by a Hindu woman as though he were her own son. Once Ash is grown she revealed this secret to him as she lay dying. Now grown, Ash finds himself struggling to find an identity in a world where his English origin and his Indian upbringing are ever at odds. At the same time he is courting the beautiful Anjula, an Indian princess whom he grew up with but who is now engaged to a powerful rival.

The Far Pavilions is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (6 episodes). The series first aired on April 22, 1984.

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The Far Pavilions is available for streaming on the Acorn Media website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Far Pavilions on demand at Amazon.

  • Premiere Date
    April 22, 1984
  • IMDB Rating
    7.1  (770)