Biography of Irish writer Oscar Wilde.






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Series cast summary:
Michael Gambon ...  Oscar Wilde 3 episodes, 1985
Robin McCallum Robin McCallum ...  Lord Alfred Douglas 3 episodes, 1985
Tim Hardy Tim Hardy ...  Alfred Taylor 3 episodes, 1985
Karl Howman Karl Howman ...  Fred Atkins 3 episodes, 1985
John Hudson John Hudson ...  Robert Ross 3 episodes, 1985
Bryan Murray ...  George Bernard Shaw 3 episodes, 1985
Nick Reding Nick Reding ...  Charlie Parker 3 episodes, 1985
Emily Richard Emily Richard ...  Constance Wilde 3 episodes, 1985
Norman Rodway ...  The Marquis of Queensberry 3 episodes, 1985
Michael Pennington ...  Narrator 3 episodes, 1985
Neil Cunningham Neil Cunningham ...  Humphreys 2 episodes, 1985
Russell Keith Grant Russell Keith Grant ...  Brookfield 2 episodes, 1985
Jonathan Haley Jonathan Haley ...  Vyvyan Wilde 2 episodes, 1985
Will Knightley Will Knightley ...  Jeweller's Assistant 2 episodes, 1985
Jonty Lovell Jonty Lovell ...  Cyril Wilde 2 episodes, 1985


Biography of Irish writer Oscar Wilde.

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26 March 1985 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Forbidden Passion: Oscar Wilde, the Movie See more »

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Whatever happened to this?
29 January 2004 | by polloySee all my reviews

This was a brilliant series which was shown by the BBC back in 1986. Michael Gambon played the role of Oscar Wilde with real character and finesse. He has gone on to great things in the years since, but this series (unlike most of the BBC's drama output) has never been repeated. I cannot understand why. It was excellent, and should be shown again to a new generation of viewers.

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