Mountbatten accelerates the timetable for withdrawal and settles on a date just months away. The princely states clamor for independence, providing another stumbling block. To establish ... See full summary »

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Tom Clegg

Writers:

David Butler (screenplay), Alan Campbell-Johnson (novel)

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Episode credited cast:
Patrick Allen ... Auchinleck
Michael Byrne ... George Abell
Sam Dastor ... Gandhi
Nigel Davenport ... Ismay
Nicholas Day
A.K. Hangal ... Patel
Wendy Hiller ... Princess Victoria
Owen Holder Owen Holder ... King George VI
David Lyon David Lyon ... Lt Col Vernon Erskine-Crum
David Quilter David Quilter ... Alan
Ian Richardson ... Nehru
John Rolfe ... Attlee
Vladek Sheybal ... Jinnah
Jeremy Sinden Jeremy Sinden ... Brockman
Janet Suzman ... Lady Edwina Mountbatten
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Mountbatten accelerates the timetable for withdrawal and settles on a date just months away. The princely states clamor for independence, providing another stumbling block. To establish boundaries for the partition, Mountbatten calls on Sir Cyril Radcliffe and gives him only five weeks for the task. Written by Anonymous

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Biography | Drama

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9 February 1986 (USA) See more »

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