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.

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