David Copperfield (1966)

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David Copperfield is a BBC television serial starring Ian McKellen in the title role of the adaptation of Charles Dickens's novel that began airing in January 1966. It also featured Tina Packer as Dora, Flora Robson as Betsey Trotwood, Gordon Gostelow as Barkis, and Christopher Guard as young David. The screenplay adaptation was written by Vincent Tilsley.

Series Cast

  1. Christopher Guard as

    Christopher Guard

    13 Episodes

  2. Ian McKellen as David Copperfield

    Ian McKellen

    David Copperfield

    13 Episodes

  3. George Benson as

    George Benson

    7 Episodes

  4. Flora Robson as

    Flora Robson

    7 Episodes

  5. Hannah Gordon as

    Hannah Gordon

    6 Episodes

  6. Noel Johnson

    6 Episodes

  7. Clive Francis as

    Clive Francis

    6 Episodes

  8. Joss Ackland as

    Joss Ackland

    5 Episodes

  9. Colin Jeavons as

    Colin Jeavons

    5 Episodes

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Full Cast & Crew

Last Season

(1966) season 1

1966 | 13 Episodes

Season 1 of David Copperfield premiered on January 16, 1966.

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Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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