Napoleon and Josephine: A Love Story

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Napoleon and Josephine: A Love Story is an American television miniseries broadcast on ABC from November 10 to 12, 1987. It stars Armand Assante as Napoleon Bonaparte and Jacqueline Bisset as Joséphine de Beauharnais, with Stephanie Beacham as Therese... read more

Napoleon and Josephine: A Love Story is an American television miniseries broadcast on ABC from November 10 to 12, 1987. It stars Armand Assante as Napoleon Bonaparte and Jacqueline Bisset as Joséphine de Beauharnais, with Stephanie Beacham as Therese Tallien, Patrick Cassidy as Hippolyte Charles, Jane Lapotaire as Letizia Bonaparte, Anthony Perkins as Talleyrand, and Ione Skye as Pauline Bonaparte. It was directed by Richard T. Heffron, based on a screenplay by James Lee.

Original Release

11/10/1987 on ABC

US Release

11/10/1987

Cast

Armand Assante Napoleon Bonaparte
Jacqueline Bisset Josephine de Beauharnais
Stephanie Beacham Therese Tallien
Anthony Higgins Joseph Bonaparte
Anthony Perkins Talleyrand
Patrick Cassidy Capt. Hippolyte Charles
Simon Chandler LeClerc
Ione Skye Pauline Bonaparte
William Lucking Sgt. Dupont
Leigh Taylor-Young Madame de Stael
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 Part I Tuesday, 10 November 1987
2 Part II Wednesday, 11 November 1987
3 Part III Thursday, 12 November 1987

Directors

Richard T. Heffron

Writers

James Lee

Cast

Armand Assante Napoleon Bonaparte
Jacqueline Bisset Josephine de Beauharnais
Stephanie Beacham Therese Tallien
Anthony Higgins Joseph Bonaparte
Anthony Perkins Talleyrand
Patrick Cassidy Capt. Hippolyte Charles
Simon Chandler LeClerc
Ione Skye Pauline Bonaparte
William Lucking Sgt. Dupont
Leigh Taylor-Young Madame de Stael
Paul Brooke Junot
Jane Lapotaire Letizia Bonaparte
Julie Graham Caroline Bonaparte
Paul Geoffrey Murat
Nickolas Grace Lord Nelson
Jane Gurnett Eliza Bonaparte
Jean-Pierre Stewart Barras
Jeremy Brudenell Louis Bonaparte
John Vickery Bourrienne
Emma Bowe Hortense de Beauharnais

Producers

David L. Wolper Executive Producer
Bernard Sofronski Executive Producer
Alfred R. Kelman Producer
Suzanne Wiesenfeld Producer

Editors

Michael Eliot, Scott C. Eyler

1988 Emmy Outstanding Music Composition for a Miniseries or a Special (Dramatic Underscore) Nominated
1988 Emmy Outstanding Costume Design for a Miniseries or a Special Nominated
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