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Season: 1
Year: 1972 | 1973

Season 1

Season 1, Episode 1: Part One: Name Day

30 September 1972
The year is 1805. The Rostov's celebrate the name days of Natasha and Countess Rostova, while there is much discussion about the possible inheritance by an illegitimate son, Pierre Bezuhov, from his wealthy, and dying, father. Meanwhile Napoleon makes steady progress through Europe, and toward Moscow.

Season 1, Episode 2: Sounds of War

7 October 1972
Pierre Bezukhov tries to come to terms with his large inheritance, the new society in which he finds himself, and displays some controversial opinions about Napoleon. Andrei Bolkonsky meanwhile is in a rush to depart his doting wife, and leave for war.

Season 1, Episode 3: Skirmish at Schongraben

14 October 1972
The allied forces are constantly surprised by Napoleon's rapid progress through Europe. Andre Bolkonsky and Nikolai Rostov face the extremes of war - the boredom from waiting for action, and conflict on and off the field of battle.
Alan Dobie ... Prince Andrei Bolkonsky
Sylvester Morand ... Nikolai Rostov

Frank Middlemass ... Mikhail Kutuzov
David Swift ... Napoleon
James Appleby ... Russian Sgt. Major
David Beale ... Austrian Liaison Officer
Derek Chafer ... Lavrushka
John Cobner ... Russian officer
Tenniel Evans ... Prince Bagration
Colin Fisher ... Telyanin
Gerard Hely ... Prince Murat
Julian Herington ... Russian General (as Julian Herrington)
Hayden Jones ... Capt. Tushin (as Haydn Jones)
Brian Justice ... Russian officer
Michael Mulcaster ... Gen. Mack
Giles Phibbs ... Col. Froissart
Richard Poore ... French messenger

John Sterland ... Bagration's Adjutant
Gary Watson ... Denisov

Jerome Willis ... Prince Lichtenstein
Joseph Wise ... Russian messenger

Season 1, Episode 4: Part Four: A Letter and Two Proposals

The Rostov family receive some news of the war from their son, Nikolai. Meanwhile matchmaking instigated by Vasili Kuragin is viewed from the perspectives of his two targets.

Season 1, Episode 5: Austerlitz

28 October 1972
Preparations are underway for war on the fields of Austerlitz - France on one side, and the armies of Austria and Russia on the other. Military intelligence is sought, battle plans are laid, all to the accompanying clash of personalities and egos.

Season 1, Episode 6: Reunions

4 November 1972
A death on the front has yet to be confirmed, while Nikolai Rostov returns home from war and faces a difficult personal sacrifice. Pierre Bezukhov, meanwhile, struggles in his marriage.

Season 1, Episode 7: New Beginnings

11 November 1972
The suspicions that Pierre Bezukhov has against his wife make for a tense encounter, and ultimately cause him to reflect on his life. Russia and France seem to be at peace, but will it last?

Season 1, Episode 8: A Beautiful Tale

18 November 1972
Andre Bolkonsky visits the Rostov's on business. There is a ball in which the Czar himself is in attendance, and from this springs a budding romance.

Season 1, Episode 9: Leave of Absence

25 November 1972
Marriage is proposed, but with conditions attached. Nikolai Rostov returns for extended leave from the army. A romance blooms, but with this comes conflict.

Season 1, Episode 10: Madness

2 December 1972
Natasha Rostova pays a visit to her future in-laws before the return of her fiancé, Andrei. There are surprising developments at a function organised by Helene Kuragina.

Season 1, Episode 11: Men of Destiny

9 December 1972
Ignoring both advice and a treaty with Russia Napoleon continues his march toward Moscow. Andrei Bolkonsky has a quest of his own, and can't be swayed from it by his sister. Pierre, meanwhile, is torn between staying at home, where he senses he is destined to achieve something of significance, and joining the army.

Season 1, Episode 12: Fortunes of War

16 December 1972

Season 1, Episode 13: Borodino

23 December 1972

Season 1, Episode 14: Escape

30 December 1972

Season 1, Episode 15: Moscow!

6 January 1973

Anthony Hopkins ... Pierre Bezukhov
James Appleby ... Russian man
Bruno Barnabe ... Gen. Mortier
Michael Barry ... Mortier's Adjutant (as Michael J. Barry)

John Breslin ... Marshal Berthier
David Browning ... Gen. Wolkonsky
Elizabeth Chambers ... Russian woman
Erik Chitty ... Gerasim
Edward Dentith ... Gen. Lauriston

Pat Gorman ... French Sergeant
Michael Hamilton ... Ramballe's Orderly

Frank Middlemass ... Mikhail Kutuzov

Larry Noble ... Makar Alexeyevitch
David Swift ... Napoleon
Penny Thomas ... Russian Girl
Joseph Wise ... French Lieutenant
Stephen Yardley ... Capt. Ramballe

Season 1, Episode 16: Two Meetings

13 January 1973

Season 1, Episode 17: Of Life and Death

20 January 1973

Season 1, Episode 18: The Retreat

27 January 1973

Season 1, Episode 19: The Road to Life

1 February 1973

Season 1, Episode 20: An Epilogue

8 February 1973

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