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War and Peace (2015 TV series)

War and Peace
Genre Drama
Written by Andrew Davies
Directed by Tom Harper
Starring Paul Dano
Lily James
James Norton
Rebecca Front
Jim Broadbent
Aneurin Barnard
Gillian Anderson
Stephen Rea
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
No. of series 1
No. of episodes 6
Running time 60 minutes
Production company(s) BBC Cymru Wales
Original channel
Picture format 16:9 1080i

War and Peace is a British drama television series that is set to first broadcast on BBC One in 2015. The six-part adaptation of War and Peace by the Russian author Leo Tolstoy was written by Andrew Davies and directed by Tom Harper.[1][2][3][4][5][6]


The series was announced by Andrew Davies, Simon Vaughan and Harvey Weinstein.[9] The director is Tom Harper.[10]

The drama will consist of six 60-minute episodes for BBC One and eight 45-minute episodes for international markets.[11] The airing on the BBC will be in late 2015, and in U.S. it will air in 2016 and will be simulcast across three networks: A&E, Lifetime, and History Channel.[12][13]


The cast was announced on 28 December 2014.[10]


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