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 Episodes39 mins ago Big Texas Fix: Dream House (S1EP7 DIY Sat 25 May 2019) Dream House: Michael and Ashley stumble upon a pre-1900s Victorian home after doing some curbside dumpster diving, so they hit... Episodes39 mins ago Beachfront Bargain Hunt: Renovation – A Forever Home in Isle of Palms (S4EP8 HGTV Sat 25 May 2019) A Forever Home in Isle of Palms: A couple has made the decision to purchase a property in Cape San... Episodes39 mins ago Murder Decoded: Prowling Wolf (S1EP8 ID Sat 25 May 2019) Reports of shots fired at an apartment complex lead police to discover the bodies of a single mother and two... Episodes39 mins ago The Son: Hot Oil (S2EP5 AMC Sat 25 May 2019) Hot Oil: In 1852, Young Eli is forced hide a deadly secret; in 1916, Maria’s return brings devastating consequences for... Episodes39 mins ago Ransom: Story for Another Day (Season 3 Finale CBS Sat 25 May 2019) Story for Another Day: When Cynthia (Karen LeBlanc) and her younger brother, Tyler (Emmanuel Kabongo), are abducted by a criminal... search EPISODES Episodes39 mins ago Murdoch Mysteries: Annabella Cinderella (S12EP11 Ovation Sat 25 May 2019) Annabella Cinderella: Crabtree and John are transporting a convicted axe murderer to prison when she escapes to exact revenge on... Episodes39 mins ago Murdoch Mysteries: Six of the Best (S12EP12 Ovation Sat 25 May 2019) Six of the Best: Murdoch’s distressing childhood memories are evoked while investigating the death of an orphan under the care... Episodes39 mins ago From Friend to Fiancé (Hallmark Sat 25 May 2019, Jocelyn Hudon, Ryan Paevey) Jess Parks (Hudon) has a good job, great friends and a cool apartment in the city. She has it all,... advertisement MOVIES Movies2 months ago Shazam! | 2019 | Zachary Levi, Asher Angel A boy is given the ability to become an adult superhero in times of need with a single magic word.... Movies2 months ago Dumbo | 2019 | Colin Farrell, Michael Keaton A young elephant, whose oversized ears enable him to fly, helps save a struggling circus, but when the circus plans... Movies2 months ago The Man Who Killed Don Quixote | 2018 | Adam Driver, Jonathan Pryce Toby, a cynical advertising director finds himself trapped in the outrageous delusions of an old Spanish shoe-maker who believes himself... mytvtonight mytvtonight devoted to all things film and tv.