Signora Neroni (Susan Hampshire) uses all her wit and guile to promote love's true course and happy endings.
As the Dean nears death, aspiring successors jockey for position at the Squire's annual garden party.
A battle of wills develops when Slope promises the wardenship to Harding, while the Bishop's wife promises the post to Quiverful.
Slope learns Susan has a substantial income, but Signora Neroni (Susan Hampshire) has other plans for the marriageable young widow.
The new Bishop of Barchester and his manipulative wife arrive, accompanied by an ambitious young chaplain.
Archdeacon Grant (Nigel Hawthorne) vigorously defends the too-humble Rev. Harding (Donald Pleasence).
Anthony Trollope's 1857 work satirizes the lives, loves and conflicts in a Victorian town. With Donald Pleasence, David Gwillam.