TV Adventures Of Don Quixote, The (BBC-1 1973, Rex Harrison, Frank Finlay) Published 3 years ago on June 10, 2016 This exotic version of Cervantes’ novel of The Adventures of Don Quixote and his faithful servant Sancho Panzo was a big buget, high profile cast co-production between the BBC (broadcast under their play of the month strand but more akin to a TV Movie) and Universal in the US. Harrison and Finlay were perfect in the main role but there were also strong performances from the likes of Rosemary Leach and Bernard Hepton. Cult names popping up includes the likes of Roger Delgado and the gorgeous Francoise Pascal from Mind Your Language. production details UK – USA / BBC One – Universal / 1×90 minute episode / Broadcast 7 January 1973 Writer:Hugh Whitmore / Novel: Miguel de Cervantes / Costumes: Elizabeth Waller / Producer: Gerald Savory / Director: Alvin Rakoff / cast REX HARRISON as Don Quixote FRANK FINLAY as Sancho Panzo ROSEMARY LEACH as Dulcinea BERNARD HEPTON as The Priest ROGER DELGADO as The Monk RONALD LACEY as The Barber ROBERT EDDISON as The Duke MURRAY MELVIN as Travelling Barber GWEN NELSON as Housekeeper PAUL WHITSUN-JONES as First Landlord BRIAN COBURN as First Muleteer ATHOL COATS as Second Muleteer JOHN HOLLIS as First Prisoner WALTER SPARROW as 2nd Prisoner BRIAN SPINK as Death FRANCOISE PASCAL as Harlot JON C.P. MATTOCKS as Goatherd Alvin RakoffBBCBernard HeptonDon QuixoteFrancoise PascalFrank FinlayGerald SavoryGwen NelsonHugh WhitmoreMurray MelvinPaul Whitsun-JonesPeriod dramaRex HarrisonRoger DelgadoRonald LaceyRosemary LeachTVUniversalWalter Sparrow Advertisement advertisement and this just in Episodes10 hours ago Chronicle Mysteries: The Wrong Man (Hallmark Sun 24 Feb 2019, Alison Sweeney) Podcaster Alex McPherson seeks the truth behind the tragic death of a young lawyer, while partner Drew finds himself diving... Episodes10 hours ago The Zoo: The Marvelous Mott Mott (Season 3 Premieres 24 Feb 2019 on Animal Planet) The Marvelous Mott Mott: Animal Planet’s THE ZOO goes behind the scenes at the world-famous Bronx Zoo for a third... Episodes10 hours ago SMILF: Single Mom In Love Forever (S2EP5 Showtime Sun 24 Feb 2019) Single Mom In Love Forever: In 2014, Bridgette and Rafi prepare for the realities of parenthood as Bridgette experiences contractions,... Episodes10 hours ago Crashing: The Viewing Party (S3EP6 HBO Sun 24 Feb 2019) The Viewing Party: Pete (Pete Holmes) and Kat (Madeline Wise) attend a viewing party for Ali’s late-night spot on Seth... Episodes10 hours ago Black Monday: 243 (S1EP5 Showtime Sun 24 Feb 2019) 243: Mo takes Dawn to the Predator’s Ball in an effort to raise the capital The Jammer Group needs to... search EPISODES Episodes10 hours ago The 91st Annual Academy Awards airs Sun 24 Feb 2019 on ABC Oscar producer Donna Gigliotti, and co-producer and director Glenn Weiss, today announced the first round of presenters for the Academy... Episodes10 hours ago When Calls The Heart: Phone Rings and Heartstrings (Season 6 Premieres Sun 24 Feb 2019 on Hallmark) In the “When Calls the Heart” season six premiere “Phone Rings and Heartstrings” the town of Hope Valley adjusts to... Episodes10 hours ago Evil Lives Here: I Hate Being Daddy’s Girl (S4EP8 ID Sun 24 Feb 2019) I Hate Being Daddy’s Girl: When Robin Doll was rescued from her mother’s violence and went to live with her... advertisement MOVIES Movies1 week ago Private Worlds (Paramount 1935, Charles Boyer, Claudette Colbert) Charles Boyer stars as the new superintendent of a progressive mental hospital. His apparent coldness first arouses resentment among the... Movies1 week ago Yucatán (2018, Luis Tosar, Stephanie Cayo) In farcical comedy Yucatán a pair of white collar thieves compete fiercely against each other trying to steal from an... Movies1 week ago The Breaker Upperers (Netflix Fri 15 Feb 2019, Jackie van Beek, Madeleine Sami) Two women run a business breaking up couples for cash but when one develops a conscience their friendship unravels. production... MY TV TONIGHTWhat's on and when. Broadcast, cable and streaming... BRITISH FILM 1930-1990The Viewer's Guide to British Film 1930-1990 Indepth guide to six decades of cinema in the UK.