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The amorous adventures of an innocent abroad.


Adaptation of the classic novel by Henry Fielding chronicling the life, loves and adventures of the charming Tom.

Series Cast

  1. Brian Blessed as Squire Western

    Brian Blessed

    Squire Western

    5 Episodes

  2. Max Beesley as Tom Jones

    Max Beesley

    Tom Jones

    5 Episodes

  3. Samantha Morton as Sophie Western

    Samantha Morton

    Sophie Western

    5 Episodes

  4. John Sessions as Henry Fielding

    John Sessions

    Henry Fielding

    5 Episodes

  5. Benjamin Whitrow as Squire Allworthy

    Benjamin Whitrow

    Squire Allworthy

    5 Episodes

  6. Ron Cook as Benjamin Partridge

    Ron Cook

    Benjamin Partridge

    5 Episodes

  7. Christopher Fulford as Mr. Square

    Christopher Fulford

    Mr. Square

    5 Episodes

  8. Richard Ridings as Reverend Thwackum

    Richard Ridings

    Reverend Thwackum

    5 Episodes

  9. Frances de la Tour as Aunt Western

    Frances de la Tour

    Aunt Western

    5 Episodes

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Last Season


1997 | 5 Episodes

Season 1 of The History of Tom Jones: A Foundling premiered on November 9, 1997.

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The History of Tom Jones: A Foundling
The History of Tom Jones: A Foundling


Status Ended


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Type Miniseries

Original Language English


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