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form y separately published work icon Gossip from the Forest single work   film/TV  
Adaptation of Gossip from the Forest Thomas Keneally , 1975 single work novel
Note: According to IMDB, the screenplay was scripted by British writer-director Brian Gibson, who also directed this episode.
Issue Details: First known date: 1979... 1979 Gossip from the Forest
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Film Details - Granada , 1979


Michael Dunlop.

Production Companies:

Granada Television.

Director of Photography:

Arthur Smith and Ray Goode (entire series).


Oral Norrie Ottey and Bob Morton (entire series).

Production Designers:

Alan Price.


Victoria Wood (entire series).


Hugh Burden (Marshal Foch), Ronald Hines (Admiral Roslynn Wemyss), Michael Mellinger (General Weygand), John MacGregor (Admiral Hope), John Shrapnel (Matthias Erzberger), Michael Jayston (Alfred Maiberling), Vernon Dobtcheff (General Von Winterfeldt), Constantine Gregory (Captain Vanselow), David Swift (General Groener), Frank Crompton (Premier Clémenceau), David Calder (Major Von Helldorff), John Hollis (Barricade Colonel), Hugh Thomas (First German Officer), George Hagan (French Priest), Michael Syers (Captain de Mierry), Matthew Evans (Boy Soldier), Tom Harrison (French Chef), David Miller (Wine Waiter), Alick Hayes (German Chef), Anthony Schaeffer (Blauert), Peter Newton (Captain Marriott), Ray Armstrong (Major Bourbon-Busset), Paul Clayton (Major Von Richter), Al Lampert (Second German Officer), and Christopher Ravenscroft (Captain Luillier).

Release Dates:

Aired in the UK on 29 July 1979.

Aired in Australia as part of Stuart Wagstaff's World Playhouse on 26 April 1980.

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