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Overview

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Seasons:
1
Release Date:
21 July 1998 (Sweden) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
Ivanhoe returning from crusading in the Holy Land to England which is ruled by corrupt Prince John.
Awards:
1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
Once again, the BBC regales us with an astounding and outstanding production See more (21 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 33 of 34)
David Barrass ... Hubert (6 episodes, 1997)

Ralph Brown ... Prince John (6 episodes, 1997)
Jimmy Chisholm ... Wamba (6 episodes, 1997)

Trevor Cooper ... Gurth (6 episodes, 1997)

Ciarán Hinds ... Brian de Bois-Guilbert (6 episodes, 1997)

David Horovitch ... Isaac (6 episodes, 1997)

Susan Lynch ... Rebecca (6 episodes, 1997)

Victoria Smurfit ... Lady Rowena (6 episodes, 1997)

Steven Waddington ... Sir Wilfred of Ivanhoe (6 episodes, 1997)

James Cosmo ... Cedric (5 episodes, 1997)
Simon Donald ... Louis Winkelbrand (5 episodes, 1997)
Rory Edwards ... King Richard (5 episodes, 1997)
Aden Gillett ... Robin of Locksley (5 episodes, 1997)

Jack Klaff ... Malvoisin (5 episodes, 1997)
David Nicholls ... Little John (5 episodes, 1997)

Ronald Pickup ... Waldemar Fitzurse (5 episodes, 1997)
Chris Walker ... Athelstane (5 episodes, 1997)

Roger Ashton-Griffiths ... Prior Aymer (4 episodes, 1997)

Peter Guinness ... Montfitchet (4 episodes, 1997)

Christopher Lee ... Lucas de Beaumanoir (4 episodes, 1997)

Valentine Pelka ... Maurice de Bracy (4 episodes, 1997)
Niven Boyd ... Oswald (3 episodes, 1997)

Nick Brimble ... Reginald Front de Boeuf (3 episodes, 1997)
Kenneth W Caravan ... Athelstane's Earl (3 episodes, 1997)

Ron Donachie ... Friar Tuck (3 episodes, 1997)

Dermot Keaney ... Brother Ambrose (3 episodes, 1997)
Renny Krupinski ... Bardon (3 episodes, 1997)
Peter Needham ... Abbot (3 episodes, 1997)
Chris Barnes ... Priest (2 episodes, 1997)
Cynthia Grenville ... Elgitha (2 episodes, 1997)
Ciaran Madden ... Urfried (2 episodes, 1997)

Siân Phillips ... Queen Eleanor (2 episodes, 1997)
Martin Walsh ... Young guard (2 episodes, 1997)
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Series Directed by
Stuart Orme (6 episodes, 1997)
 
Series Writing credits
Deborah Cook (6 episodes, 1997)
Walter Scott (6 episodes, 1997)

Series Produced by
Jeremy Gwilt .... producer (6 episodes, 1997)
Chris Parr .... executive producer (6 episodes, 1997)
Kevan Van Thompson .... associate producer (6 episodes, 1997)
 
Series Original Music by
Colin Towns (6 episodes, 1997)
 
Series Cinematography by
Clive Tickner (6 episodes, 1997)
 
Series Film Editing by
David Yardley (6 episodes, 1997)
 
Series Production Design by
Adele Marolf (6 episodes, 1997)
Michael Trevor (6 episodes, 1997)
 
Series Art Direction by
Beckie Harvey (6 episodes, 1997)
 
Series Costume Design by
Joan Wadge (6 episodes, 1997)
 
Series Makeup Department
Sue Beswick .... makeup artist (6 episodes, 1997)
Elaine Davis .... makeup artist (6 episodes, 1997)
Letham Delia .... makeup artist (6 episodes, 1997)
Jill Hagger .... make-up and hair designer (6 episodes, 1997)
Anna Lubbock .... makeup artist (6 episodes, 1997)
Sian Miller .... makeup artist (6 episodes, 1997)
 
Series Production Management
Delia Fine .... executive in charge: A&E (6 episodes, 1997)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Hilary Barrett .... second assistant director / third assistant director (6 episodes, 1997)
Chris Le Grys .... first assistant director (6 episodes, 1997)
Charlie Leech .... second assistant director (6 episodes, 1997)
Gareth Milne .... second unit director (6 episodes, 1997)
Helen Plunkett .... third assistant director (6 episodes, 1997)

Matthew Baker .... third assistant director (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Department
John Gibson .... carpenter (6 episodes, 1997)
Kevin Hegarty .... properties master (6 episodes, 1997)
Madelaine Leech .... art director: on-camera (6 episodes, 1997)
Dave Morris .... properties buyer (6 episodes, 1997)
Steve Protheroe .... carpenter (6 episodes, 1997)
Robert Sansom .... carpenter (6 episodes, 1997)
Rob Sellers .... standby props (6 episodes, 1997)
Linda Sherwood-Page .... graphic designer (6 episodes, 1997)
John Thorpe .... construction manager (6 episodes, 1997)
Kip Walker .... standby props (6 episodes, 1997)
Jim McCarthy .... matte artist (5 episodes, 1997)
Harry Hull .... painter (4 episodes, 1997)
Tony Lenman .... painter (4 episodes, 1997)
 
Series Sound Department
Tim Alban .... re-recording mixer (6 episodes, 1997)
Paul Davies .... dubbing editor (6 episodes, 1997)
Tony Jackson .... sound recordist (6 episodes, 1997)
Peter Murphy .... boom operator (6 episodes, 1997)
Bernard O'Reilly .... dialogue editor (5 episodes, 1997)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Chris Lawson .... visual effects designer (6 episodes, 1997)
Russell Pritchett .... visual effects assistant (6 episodes, 1997)

Gary J. Brown .... digital artist (unknown episodes)
 
Series Stunts
Nrinder Dhudwar .... stunt performer (6 episodes, 1997)
Joss Gower .... stunt performer / stunts (6 episodes, 1997)
Nick Hobbs .... stunt performer (6 episodes, 1997)
Tom Lucy .... stunt performer (6 episodes, 1997)
Steve McQuillan .... utility stunts: stunt performer (6 episodes, 1997)
Gareth Milne .... stunt coordinator (6 episodes, 1997)

Marc Cass .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Rowley Irlam .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Andreas Petrides .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Jason White .... stunts (unknown episodes)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Chris Bain .... clapper loader (6 episodes, 1997)
Graham Baker .... rigger (6 episodes, 1997)
Martin Bloye .... electrician (6 episodes, 1997)
Mark Bourdillon .... stills photography (6 episodes, 1997)
Mick Casserly .... electrician (6 episodes, 1997)
Jeremy Gee .... camera operator (6 episodes, 1997)
Micky Hand .... lighting gaffer (6 episodes, 1997)
Chris Polden .... electrician (6 episodes, 1997)
Alan Rank .... grips (6 episodes, 1997)
Jonathan Sykes .... focus puller (6 episodes, 1997)
John Walker .... best boy (6 episodes, 1997)

Jan Pester .... Steadicam operator (unknown episodes)
Steve Tickner .... camera operator: second unit (unknown episodes)
 
Series Casting Department
Anne Henderson .... casting advisor (6 episodes, 1997)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Jane Clive .... costume design assistant (6 episodes, 1997)
Ray Greenhill .... dresser (6 episodes, 1997)
Theresa Hughes .... costume design assistant (6 episodes, 1997)
Donna Nicholls .... dresser (6 episodes, 1997)
David Wootton .... dresser (6 episodes, 1997)
 
Series Editorial Department
Alastair Grimshaw .... assistant editor (6 episodes, 1997)
Nigel Shaw .... telecine colourist (6 episodes, 1997)
 
Series Location Management
Vanessa De Sousa .... location manager (6 episodes, 1997)
Lucy Nightingale .... location manager (6 episodes, 1997)
 
Series Other crew
Colin Capon .... period chef (6 episodes, 1997)
David Crane .... script editor (6 episodes, 1997)
Steve Dent .... horse master (6 episodes, 1997)
Derek Donohoe .... assistant production accountant (6 episodes, 1997)
Lewis Glinert .... judaica advisor (6 episodes, 1997)
Chris Gravett .... historical advisor (6 episodes, 1997)
David Jones .... production accountant (6 episodes, 1997)
Julia Lloyd .... assistant production accountant (6 episodes, 1997)
Nick Powell .... sword master (6 episodes, 1997)
Caroline Sax .... script supervisor (6 episodes, 1997)
Kay Sherwood .... production secretary (6 episodes, 1997)
Claudine Sturdy .... production coordinator (6 episodes, 1997)
Rob Partridge .... armourer (5 episodes, 1997)

Liz Rutherford .... animal handler (unknown episodes, 1997)
 

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270 min
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Christopher Lee's first acting role for the BBC since 1947.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: Ivanhoe's shield is punctured by Bois-Guilbert's lance in the joust. In subsequent scenes the hole disappears, then reappears.See more »
Quotes:
Brian de Bois-Guilbert:...Now I am rich enough...
Rebecca:To buy me diamonds?
Brian de Bois-Guilbert:To buy you books
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Movie Connections:
Version of Ivanhoe (1982) (TV)See more »

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14 out of 16 people found the following review useful.
Once again, the BBC regales us with an astounding and outstanding production, 6 January 2003
Author: Keith F. Hatcher from La Rioja, Spain

After having been unduly assaulted by Jerry Zucker's unacceptable interpretation of British folklore in `First Knight' (1995) (qv) with an overaged Richard Gere doing his best – which is not much – to be a romantic young dashing philanthropic Lancelot, it was a blessing indeed to come across this 1997 version of `Ivanhoe' from the BBC, shown here over Christmas on a regional channel in two hefty parts.

Years ago I thrilled reading Sir Walter Scott's excellent adventure stories – Rob Roy, Westward Ho!, Ivanhoe, etc. A few days ago I thrilled seeing the written word converted into a brilliant film for TV. Magnificently photographed mostly in the north of England and the south east of Scotland, the film adheres faithfully to the 44 chapters of Scott's book, such that you could almost follow it on screen page by page. Superb directing by Stuart Orme, specialist in TV films and series, which produces convincing performances from all the actors. Battle scenes on the North York Moors, around the alleyways of Craigmillar and Doune Castles, astounding scenery somewhere up on the Northumberland coast, all added up to a dramatic telling of this legendary novel.

Probably one of the very best medieval tales I have ever seen on film: once again the BBC has shown it is capable of really high-class intelligent viewing. If you should doubt this, try the magnificent BBC production of Stendahl's great novel `Scarlet and Black' (1993) (mini) (qv) directed by Ben Bolt. Thoroughly recommendable. Just about the best that can possibly be put on television – or even at the cinema.

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