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War, Peace and Brideshead

In yesterday’s Daily Telegraph, Harry Mount declares the recent BBC┬áadaptation of War and Peace┬áby Andrew Davies to be a failure. This is inevitable, he writes, when an attempt is made to compress a massive┬á19th┬áCentury┬ánovel, written originally in a foreign language, … Continue reading

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Adapter of Brideshead Film Profiled in Independent

Andrew Davies, probably the most prominent adapter of books into TV series is profiled in a recent issue of the Independent newspaper. This article is inspired by┬áhis latest script which adapted Tolstoy’s War and Peace into a 6-hour series on … Continue reading

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