TV Prince And The Pauper, The (BBC-1 1996, James Purefoy) Published 3 years ago on August 10, 2016 Period drama serial The Prince and The Pauper was an early writing commission for actor Julian Fellowes, it was classic BBC Sunday afternoon serial fare based on the novel by Mark Twain about an urchin who swaps places with a prince who just happens to be his exact double – the prince then finds himself on the run with a man wanted for murder. There was a previous BBC serial version in 1975 with Nicholas Lyndhurst as Tom & Edward and an even earlier one in 1955. There was also a big screen version in 1977 starring Mark Lester and Oliver Reed. production details UK / BBC1 / 6×30 minute episodes / 1996 Writer/Producer: Julian Fellowes / Novel: Mark Twain / Director: Andrew Morgan cast PHILIP SARSON as Tom and Edward JENNY McCRACKEN as Mother Canty JOHN JUDD as John Canty LUCY SPEED as Nan Canty JAMES PUREFOY as Miles Hendon PETER JEFFREY as Duke of Norfolk KEITH MICHELL as King Henry VIII JOHN BOWE as Earl of Hertford RICHENDA CAREY as Lady Milford Andrew MorganBBCJames PurefoyJohn BoweJulian FellowesKeith MichellLucy SpeedMark TwainPeriod Drama SeriesPeter JeffreyRichenda CareyTV Advertisement advertisement and this just in Episodes13 hours ago House Hunters: Green Acres In Agoura Hills (S153EP2 HGTV Mon 25 Feb 2019) Green Acres In Agoura Hills: A single mother wants to relocate to a home in the city of Agoura Hills,... Episodes13 hours ago Maine Cabin Masters Season 3 Episode 11 airs Mon 25 Feb 2019 on DIY A family from Maine work together to save a historic cabin from the 1930s that was owned by a famous... Episodes13 hours ago The Good Doctor: Believe (S2EP16 ABC Mon 25 Feb 2019) Believe: The new chief of surgery, Dr. Jackson Han (Daniel Dae Kim), believes Dr. Shaun Murphy is a liability more... Episodes13 hours ago The Enemy Within Series Premieres Mon 25 Feb 2019 on NBC Pilot: Former CIA agent Erica Shepherd is now known as one of the most notorious traitors in recent American history.... Episodes13 hours ago Grave Mysteries: Murder Behind Closed Doors (S2EP3 ID Mon 25 Feb 2019) Murder Behind Closed Doors: While hunting for clues in the case of 27-year-old single mother Ashley Melnyczok, who was murdered... search EPISODES Episodes13 hours ago American Dad!: Persona Assistant (Episode 250! TBS Mon 25 Feb 2019) Persona Assistant: In the show’s 250th episode, Stan has to take over Roger’s different personas after a tumor takes him... Episodes13 hours ago Bull: Forfeiture (S3EP16 CBS Mon 25 Feb 2019, with Ben Vereen) Forfeiture: The TAC team works tandem cases when Chunk represents his first legal client, Darius Lambert (Brian Bradley), a young... Episodes13 hours ago The Voice Season 16 Premieres Mon 25 Feb 2019 on NBC The Blind Auditions Season Premiere: EGOT winner and critically-acclaimed, multi-platinum singer-songwriter John Legend joins returning superstar coaches Adam Levine, Kelly... advertisement MOVIES Movies2 weeks 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... Movies2 weeks 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... Movies2 weeks 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.