Danton's Death

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Danton's Death

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90 min | Drama | English | 23 April 1978 (UK)

Season 13 | Episode 7

The story of Georges Danton, a leader of the French Revolution, who created the office of the Revolutionary Tribunal as a strong arm for the Revolutionary Government. Within months he knew this power was a terrible mistake and fought to have it ended with tragic consequences.

Alan Clarke
Georg Büchner (play) Alan Clarke (television adaptation) Stuart Griffiths (television adaptation)
Norman RodwayIan RichardsonDon HendersonJonathan Adams