Doctor Zhivago is a 2002 British television miniseries directed by Giacomo Campiotti and starring Hans Matheson, Keira Knightley and Sam Neill. The teleplay by Andrew Davies is based on the 1957 novel of the same title by Boris Pasternak.

The serial is the second English-language screen adaptation of the book, following the 1965 feature film. It was produced by Granada Television, with co-funding from the American PBS station WGBH Boston and the German company Evision. It was first broadcast on ITV in the United Kingdom, beginning on 24 November 2002. In the United States, it aired as part of Masterpiece Theatre on 2 and 9 November 2003.

  1. Andrew Davies


Series Cast

  1. Hans Matheson

    Hans Matheson

    Yuri Zhivago

    3 Episodes

  2. Keira Knightley

    Keira Knightley

    Lara Antipova

    3 Episodes

  3. Sam Neill

    Sam Neill

    Victor Komarovsky

    3 Episodes

  4. Bill Paterson

    Bill Paterson

    Alexander Gromyko

    3 Episodes

  5. Celia Imrie

    Celia Imrie

    Anna Gromyko

    3 Episodes

Full Cast & Crew

Last Season

Season 1

2002 | 3 Episodes

Season 1 of Doctor Zhivago premiered on November 24, 2002.

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Doctor Zhivago
Doctor Zhivago


Status Ended


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Type Miniseries

Original Language English

Runtime 75m



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