Puneet Varma (Editor)

The Citadel (1983 miniseries)

Updated on
Share on FacebookTweet on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on Reddit
Covid-19
7.4
/
10
1
Votes
Alchetron7.4
7.4
1 Ratings
100
90
80
71
60
50
40
30
20
10
Rate This

Rate This

6.2/10 TV

Country of origin  United Kingdom
Running time  50 min. (per episode)
Final episode date  24 March 1983
Number of episodes  10
8.4/10 IMDb

Music by  Michael Stuckey
No. of episodes  10
First episode date  20 January 1983
Number of seasons  1
Networks  BBC, BBC One
The Citadel (1983 miniseries) httpsuploadwikimediaorgwikipediaen111The
Directed by  Peter JefferiesMike Vardy
Starring  Ben CrossClare HigginsTenniel EvansGareth Thomas
Cast  Ben Cross, Clare Higgins, Gareth Thomas

Similar  La Cittadella (1964 miniseries), The Stars Look Down (TV serial), The Barchester Chronicles

The Citadel (1983) / Mini-Series / Ep. 10 / Drama [UK] / adaptation of A.J.  Cronin's classic novel that was first published in 193… | Books, World of  books, Citadel

The Citadel - INTRO (Serie Tv) (1983)


The Citadel is a 1983 BBC television adaptation written by Don Shaw from A. J. Cronin's novel The Citadel, which was originally published in 1937. It was produced by Ken Riddington. Other television versions include a British (1960) and two Italian (1964 & 2003) adaptations. the miniseries was directed by Peter Jefferies and Mike Vardy.

Contents

The BBC dramatisation stars Ben Cross as Dr. Andrew Manson and Clare Higgins as Christine Manson. It was broadcast in the US from November 1983 until January 1984 by PBS television as part of Masterpiece Theatre.

Cast

  • Ben Cross as Dr. Andrew Manson
  • David Gwillim as David Hope
  • Clare Higgins as Christine Barlow
  • Tenniel Evans as Dr. Page
  • Gareth Thomas as Dr. Philip Denny
  • Michael Cochrane as Freddie Hamson
  • Cynthia Grenville as Blodwen Page
  • Colin Baker as Richard Vaughan
  • Jane How as Mrs. Vaughan
  • Tim Wylton as Ben Chenkin
  • Don Fellows as Richard Stillman
  • Beryl Nesbitt as Annie Hughes
  • John Nettleton as Charles Ivory
  • Raymond Bowers as Dr. Llewellyn
  • Dilys Price as Mrs. Llewellyn
  • David Pugh as Joe Morgan
  • Dyfed Thomas as Dai Jenkins
  • Jack Walters as Old Thomas
  • Richard Davies as Dr. Watkins
  • Janet Davies as Mrs. Watkins
  • Carmen du Sautoy as Frances Lawrence
  • Avril Elgar as Nurse Sharp
  • Oliver Ford Davies as Reverend Parry
  • Michael Gough as Sir Jenner Halliday
  • Charles Kay as Mr. Hopper
  • Buster Merryfield as Professor Challis
  • John Welsh as Sir Robert Abbey
  • Locations

    The program was partly filmed on location in Tredegar, Wales, where A. J. Cronin practised as a doctor with the Tredegar Medical Aid Society prior to writing the novel, as well as in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales and Prague. His experience with the Tredegar Medical Aid Society shaped the "Aberalaw" section of the novel.

    References

    The Citadel (1983 miniseries) Wikipedia


    Topics
     
    B
    i
    Link
    H2
    L