BBC Play of the Month: Season 8, Episode 5

The Adventures of Don Quixote (23 Apr. 1973)

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A self-proclaimed "knight" and his hapless squire travel the Spanish countryside, attacking "giants" that are really windmills in his attempt to win the love of the fair Dulcinea.

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Rosemary Leach ...
Robert Eddison ...
Bernard Hepton ...
Paul Whitsun-Jones ...
1st Innkeeper
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Roger Delgado ...
Officer of the Holy Brotherhood
Ronald Lacey ...
Gwen Nelson ...
Housekeeper
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Harlot
Brian Spink ...
John Hollis ...
1st Prisoner
Walter Sparrow ...
2nd Prisoner
Michael Golden ...
2nd Innkeeper
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A self-proclaimed "knight" and his hapless squire travel the Spanish countryside, attacking "giants" that are really windmills in his attempt to win the love of the fair Dulcinea.

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This was the one of the few episodes of "Play of the Month" to be presented on U.S. commercial television, and was one of the few episodes of that series to be shot mostly on location. It was presented as a special broadcast pre-empting regular programming, on CBS-TV. See more »

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Don Quixote: Happy the days and happy the centuries to which the ancients gave the name of "golden". Those who lived then did not know the meaning of those fateful words "thine" and "mine"... And it is only in these detestable, corrupted times that a knight-errant is needed...
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Version of Man of La Mancha (1972) See more »

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