Just before the first episode there’s a trailer for Jimmy McGovern’s The Lakes.
Then, “Entertainment all the way, with The Scarlet Pimpernel” says the announcer. It’s the first of three feature-length adventures, starring Richard E Grant as the Pimpernel
Martin Shaw as his Frenchie enemy Chauvelin
And this episode features Emilia Fox as a young actress
The whole thing’s written by Richard Carpenter, creator of Catweazle and Robin of Sherwood.
BBC Genome: BBC One – 24th January 1999 – 20:00
After this episode there’s a trailer for Harbour Lights, a sort of Heartbeat at the seaside, starring Nick Berry. Then the tape ends.