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Winston Churchill: The Wilderness Years

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Winston Churchill: The Wilderness Years

Winston Churchill: The Wilderness Years is an 8-part 1981 drama serial based on the life of Winston Churchill, and particularly his years in enforced exile from political position during the 1920s and 30s. It was written and directed by Ferdinand Fairfax and Churchill was played by Robert Hardy.

Hardy's brilliant performance as Churchill won critical acclaim and a BAFTA award in 1982. He reprised the role in The Sittaford Mystery, Bomber Harris and War and Remembrance and at the 50th anniversary celebrations of the end of World War II in 1995 when he quoted a number of Churchill's wartime speeches in character.



The series was nominated for 8 BAFTA awards in 1982, namely:

  • Best Actor (Robert Hardy)
  • Best Costume Design (Evangeline Harrison)
  • Best Design (Roger Murray-Leach)
  • Best Drama Series (Richard Broke/Ferdinand Fairfax)
  • Best Film Cameraman (Norman G. Langley)
  • Best Film Editor (Lesley Walker)
  • Best Make Up (Christine Beveridge/Mary Hillman)
  • Best Original Television Music (Carl Davis)

External links

  • Internet Movie Database

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