BBC Sunday-Night Play: Season 4, Episode 21

The Prisoner (24 Feb. 1963)

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Not to be confused with the 1967 TV series of the same name (also starring Patrick McGoohan), this adaptation of Bridget Boland's 1954 stage play depicts the conflict between a Cardinal (... See full summary »

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Not to be confused with the 1967 TV series of the same name (also starring Patrick McGoohan), this adaptation of Bridget Boland's 1954 stage play depicts the conflict between a Cardinal (allegedly inspired by real-life Hungarian Cardinal Mindszenty) in an unnamed totalitarian state and the Interrogator who tries to force him into a public abjure of his religious convictions. Written by Giancarlo Cairella

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This film is often confused with the ITV cult classic science fiction series The Prisoner (1967). This is largely due to the fact that they are similar thematically and both productions star Patrick McGoohan. See more »

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