Robert Pugh and John Kani in The Tichborne Claimant

The Tichborne Claimant (1997)

The Tichborne Claimant is based on the 19th Century true story of Arthur Orton, who attempted to sue the Tichborne family, claiming he was Sir Roger Tichborne, the presumed drowned heir to the family estate.

A black servant, searches through the wilderness that is nineteenth century Australia for the missing heir to the vast estates of one of England’s oldest families, the Tichbornes of Hampshire.
Tom McCabe and Chris Payne
David Yates
John Kani, Robert Pugh, Sir John Gielgud, Robert Hardy, Stephen Fry, Rachel Dowling, Dudley Sutton, Anita Dobson
June / July 1997

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The Laxey Water Wheel

36 Mines Road, Isle of Man

The Laxey Wheel is a large waterwheel built in the village of Laxey in the Isle of Man in 1854. Designed by Robert Casement, it has a 72-foot-6-inch (22.1 m)…

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Villa Marina Complex

Villa Marina, Harris Promenade, Douglas, Isle of Man

Originally an Estate owned by the Steuart family in early 1800's. In 1910, the Villa Marina Estate, then known as Marina Lodge, was purchased by Douglas Corporation from the Trustees…

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