The Norman Conquests

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  • 1978
  • 1 Season
  • 8.6  (99)

"The Norman Conquests" (1978) was a British TV series based on a trilogy of plays by Alan Ayckbourn. The plays are all about the same six characters, including a man named Norman. The plays overlap as they all take place during the same weekend. The plot is concerned mostly with the relationships between the characters.

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Living Together
3. Living Together
June 28, 1978
Saturday evening Annie apologizes to Norman for not going away with him. He consoles himself by hitting the bottle. As Norman passes out on the family room floor, Reg talks the others into playing a board game, with disastrous results. Hostilities break out again the next day, yet Norman finds that amorous opportunities still abound.
Round and Round the Garden
2. Round and Round the Garden
June 21, 1978
Norman shows up unexpectedly at the house Saturday evening. He runs into Tom in the garden, has a strange encounter with Sarah, and gets drunk after talking with Annie. Ruth arrives on Sunday and proceeds to confuse Tom entirely about her intentions. For once, Tom decides to overcome his shyness towards the opposite sex and take action. As the two married couples leave the next morning, a car accident causes more commotion. Finally, Norman must face the women in his life.
Table Manners
1. Table Manners
June 14, 1978
Sarah forces Annie to abandon her plans to run off for the weekend with Norman--proposing Tom instead. Then Sarah gets into a blazing row with Reg. Norman arrives for breakfast the next morning and is joined by Ruth. Tom and Norman have a confrontation during dinner, and the wounded Norman finds consolation in an unlikely place. Monday morning finds Sarah and Norman sharing tea and toast--and a fanciful proposition. Later, Annie struggles to connect with Tom.
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"The Norman Conquests" (1978) was a British TV series based on a trilogy of plays by Alan Ayckbourn. The plays are all about the same six characters, including a man named Norman. The plays overlap as they all take place during the same weekend. The plot is concerned mostly with the relationships between the characters.

The Norman Conquests is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (3 episodes). The series first aired on June 14, 1978.

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

  • Premiere Date
    June 14, 1978
  • IMDB Rating
    8.6  (99)