The Scarlet Tunic 24 years old

Passions erupt between a German hussar (Jean-Marc Barr) serving with King George III's personal cavalry and the only daughter of an English solicitor (Emma Fielding) in this period tearjerker adapted from a short story by Thomas Hardy. Longing to escape their own personal imprisonments -- he, his service to the king, and she, her engagement to a man she doesn't love -- they find solace in each other's arms.


The Scarlet Tunic Cast

Name Character
Jean-Marc Barr He was 37, now 62 years old as Matthaus Singer
Simon Callow He was 48, now 73 years old as Captain Fairfax
John Sessions He was 45, now 69 years old as Humphrey Gould
Laura Aikman She was 12, now 36 years old as Dotty Marlowe
Lisa Faulkner She was 26, now 50 years old as Amy Parsons
Jack Shepherd He was 57, now 81 years old as Dr. Edward Grove
Emma Fielding She was 31, now 56 years old as Frances Groves
Lynda Bellingham She was 50, 66 years old when she died as Emily Marlowe
Andrew Tiernan He was 32, now 56 years old as Muller
Thomas Lockyer He was 299, 86 years old when he died as Christopher Singer
Jean Heard as Lizzie, Landlady
Roger May He was 23, now 48 years old as Fridon
Erich Redman He was 34, now 58 years old as Strasser

The Scarlet Tunic Crew

Name Department
Stuart St. Paul as Director. He was 44 (now 68) years old Directing
The Scarlet Tunic (24 years)

  • Release day: Friday, June 12, 1998
  • Runtime: 90 minutes