Fall of Eagles

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Fall of Eagles is a 13-part British television drama aired by the BBC in 1974. The series was created by John Elliot and produced by Stuart Burge. The series portrays historical events from 1848 to 1918, dealing with the ruling dynasties of Austria-Hungary,... read more

Fall of Eagles is a 13-part British television drama aired by the BBC in 1974. The series was created by John Elliot and produced by Stuart Burge. The series portrays historical events from 1848 to 1918, dealing with the ruling dynasties of Austria-Hungary, Germany and Russia. The scriptwriters were Keith Dewhurst, John Elliot, Trevor Griffiths, Elizabeth Holford, Ken Hughes, Troy Kennedy Martin, Robert Muller, Jack Pulman, David Turner and Hugh Whitemore.

Original Release

03/15/1974 on BBC

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Cast

Gayle Hunnicutt Tsarina Alexandra
Charles Kay Tsar Nicholas II
Michael Bates Von Ludendorff
Michael Hordern Narrator
Barry Foster Willy
Griffith Jones Hintze
Patrick Stewart Lenin
Laurence Naismith Emperor Franz Josef I of Austria-Hungary
Tony Jay Tsar Alexander III
Laurence Hardy Prince Max
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 Death Waltz Friday, 15 March 1974
2 The English Princess Friday, 22 March 1974
3 The Honest Broker Friday, 29 March 1974
4 Requiem for a Crown Prince Wednesday, 03 April 1974
5 The Last Tsar Friday, 12 April 1974
6 Absolute Beginners Friday, 03 May 1974
7 Dearest Nicky Wednesday, 08 May 1974
8 The Appointment Wednesday, 15 May 1974
9 Dress Rehearsal Friday, 10 May 1974
10 Indian Summer of an Emperor Friday, 17 May 1974
11 Tell the King the Sky Is Falling Friday, 24 May 1974
12 The Secret War Friday, 31 May 1974
13 End Game Friday, 07 June 1974

Directors

Bill Hays, David Cunliffe, Rudolph Cartier, David Sullivan Proudfoot, Donald McWhinnie, Michael Lindsay-Hogg, James Ferman, Gareth Davies

Writers

John Elliot, Jack Pulman, Elizabeth Holford, Keith Dewhurst, David Turner, Ken Hughes, Troy Kennedy-Martin, Trevor Griffiths, Hugh Whitemore, Robert Muller

Creators

John Elliot

Cast

Gayle Hunnicutt Tsarina Alexandra
Charles Kay Tsar Nicholas II
Michael Bates Von Ludendorff
Michael Hordern Narrator
Barry Foster Willy
Griffith Jones Hintze
Patrick Stewart Lenin
Laurence Naismith Emperor Franz Josef I of Austria-Hungary
Tony Jay Tsar Alexander III
Laurence Hardy Prince Max
Denis Lill 'Fritz', Prince Frederick William
Colin Baker Crown Prince Willie
Peter Dyneley Von Bulow
Kevin Brennan Bentinek
David Collings Milyukov
Eve Pearce Empress Dona
Isla Blair Grand Duchess Ella
Freddie Jones Witte
Curd Jürgens Otto von Bismarck
Maurice Denham Kaiser Wilhelm I

Producers

Editors

Chris Wimble

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