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Tony Robinson examines the claims made in Dan Brown's best-selling novel, "The Da Vinci Code." | Add synopsis »
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Tony Robinson ... Himself - Presenter

Dan Brown ... Himself - Author (archive footage)
Oliver Davies ... Himself - Research Institute in Systematic Theology (as Prof Oliver Davies)
Graham Phillips ... Himself - Author 'The Search for The Grail'
Juliet Wood ... Herself - Folklore Historian (as Dr Juliette Wood)
Richard Barber ... Himself - Author 'The Holy Grail: Imagination and Belief'
Canon Jaime Sancho ... Himself
Tom Asbridge ... Himself - Queen Mary, University of London (as Dr Thomas Asbridge)
Michael Baigent ... Himself - Co-Author 'The Holy Blood and The Holy Grail'
Jonathan Sumption ... Himself - Cathar Historian (as Jonathan Sumption QC)
Gabriel Barkay ... Himself - Archaeologist, University of Jerusalem (as Dr Gabriel Barkay)
Helen Nicholson ... Herself - Templar Historian (as Dr Helen Nicholson)
Robert Brydon ... Himself - Guide, Rosslyn Chapel
Andrew Sinclair ... Himself - Author 'The Secret Scroll' (as Dr Andrew Sinclair)
Stuart Beattie ... Himself - Project Director, Rosslyn Chapel
Robert Cooper ... Himself - Masonic Historian
Pierre Plantard ... Himself (archive footage)
Henry Lincoln ... Himself - Co-Author 'The Holy Blood and The Holy Grail' (archive footage)
Jean-Luc Chaumeil ... Himself - Journalist
Arnaud de Sède ... Himself - Son of Gérard de Sède de Sède
Michel Rouge ... Himself - Guide, Saint Sulpice (as Michel Rougé)
Charles Nicholl ... Himself - Author 'Leonardo Da Vinci: Flights of the Mind'
Elaine Pagels ... Herself - Author 'The Gnostic Gospels'
Ann Graham Brock ... Herself - Author 'Mary Magdalene, the First Apostle' (as Dr Ann Graham Brock)
Margaret Starbird ... Herself - Author 'The Woman with the Alabaster Jar'
Thierry Vregil ... Himself - Priest (as Father Thierry Vregil)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Philippe de Cherisey ... Himself (archive footage)
Gérard de Sède ... Himself (archive footage)

Directed by
Kashaf Chaudhry 
Produced by
Philip Clarke .... executive producer
Emily Cleaver .... assistant producer
Siân Price .... assistant producer
Simon Raikes .... producer
Film Editing by
Paul Jackson 
Tony Robinson 
Production Management
Melinda Smith .... production manager
Art Department
Neil Emmanuel .... illustrations
Sound Department
Steve Bowden .... sound
Danny Finn .... dubbing mixer
Colin Hood .... sound
Kevin Meredith .... sound
Camera and Electrical Department
Dennis Borrow .... camera
Rob Goldie .... camera
Dave Miller .... camera
Ken Morse .... rostrum
Clive North .... camera
Mike Todd .... camera
Editorial Department
Mike Curd .... colourist
Other crew
Jessica Cobb .... researcher
Jay Parsons .... production coordinator

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Denmark:90 min (2 parts)
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UK:PG (DVD rating)

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Tony Robinson:2000 years ago, thirteen people sat down to eat what would become the most famous meal in history.
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5 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
Not that bad., 11 June 2006
Author: dy158 from Singapore

It had actually took me a long time to 'dig out' from my own memory that this is the first-ever documentary I had watched in regarding to The Da Vinci Code. The very first one which introduces me to the phenomenon which has been taking the world by storm when this documentary was on air here last year.

Because to actually admit, prior to this documentary where I watched it by chance on television here, I had actually never even heard of the book. Not yet. But I had heard how much buzz it has caused, and the controversy as well. So, I had never regretted watching this.

It was very interesting how the host himself went in search of the Holy Grail because practically about everything it is trying to find out about on the documentary is almost new to me then (as being a non-Christian myself). At that time I was just pretty amused in the way he presented the show. Or maybe I was just this clueless person who is oblivious to the phenomenon till all that buzz came in.

Now a year on, I had already read the book, watched the movie adaptation and liked it, even did some personal research on my own mainly online. So I guess I can say this documentary where I watched it last year is pretty not that bad in the way it has presented to those who are watching it.

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