Gulliver's Travels

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Gulliver's Travels is a British/American TV miniseries based on Jonathan Swift's novel of the same name, produced by Jim Henson Productions and Hallmark Entertainment. This miniseries is notable for being one of the very few adaptations of Swift's... read more
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Gulliver's Travels is a British/American TV miniseries based on Jonathan Swift's novel of the same name, produced by Jim Henson Productions and Hallmark Entertainment. This miniseries is notable for being one of the very few adaptations of Swift's novel to feature all four voyages. The miniseries aired in the United Kingdom on Channel 4, and in the United States on NBC in February 1996. The miniseries stars Ted Danson, Mary Steenburgen, Peter O'Toole, John Gielgud, Omar Sharif, Isabelle Huppert, Geraldine Chaplin, Shashi Kapoor, Warwick Davis, Kristin Scott Thomas, Alfre Woodard, Kate Maberly, Tom Sturridge, Richard Wilson and Nicholas Lyndhurst.

Original Release

02/04/1996 on NBC

US Release

02/04/1996

Cast

Geraldine Chaplin Empress Munodi
Ted Danson Lemuel Gulliver
Kristin Scott Thomas Immortal Gatekeeper
John Standing Admiral Bolgolam
Mary Steenburgen Mary Gulliver
James Fox Dr. Bates
John Wells Flimnap The Treasurer
Karyn Parsons Lady-in-Waiting
Warwick Davis Grildrig
Alfre Woodard Queen of Brobdingnag
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 Episode #1.1 Sunday, 04 February 1996
2 Episode #1.2 Monday, 05 February 1996

Directors

Charles Sturridge

Writers

Simon Moore, Jonathan Swift

Cast

Geraldine Chaplin Empress Munodi
Ted Danson Lemuel Gulliver
Kristin Scott Thomas Immortal Gatekeeper
John Standing Admiral Bolgolam
Mary Steenburgen Mary Gulliver
James Fox Dr. Bates
John Wells Flimnap The Treasurer
Karyn Parsons Lady-in-Waiting
Warwick Davis Grildrig
Alfre Woodard Queen of Brobdingnag
Edward Fox General Limtoc
Edward Woodward Drunlo
Robert Hardy Dr. Parnell
Kate Maberly Glumdalclitch
Jonny Coyne Yahoo
Tom Sturridge Tom Gulliver
Annette Badland Farmer Grultrud's Wife
Navin Chowdhry Prince Munodi
Nicholas Lyndhurst Clustril
Edward Petherbridge Dr. Pritchard

Producers

Brian Henson Executive Producer
Robert Halmi Sr. Executive Producer
Duncan Kenworthy Producer
Chris Thompson Producer

Editors

Peter Coulson

1996 Emmy Outstanding Art Direction for a Miniseries or a Special Won
1996 Emmy Outstanding Cinematography for a Miniseries or a Special Nominated
1996 Emmy Outstanding Costume Design for a Miniseries or a Special Nominated
1996 Emmy Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries or a Special Nominated
1996 Emmy Outstanding Editing for a Miniseries or a Special - Single Camera Production Nominated
1996 Emmy Outstanding Hairstyling for a Miniseries or a Special Won
1996 Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Special Nominated
1996 Emmy Outstanding Miniseries Won
1996 Emmy Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Drama Miniseries or a Special Nominated
1996 Emmy Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries or a Special Won
1996 Emmy Outstanding Special Visual Effects Won
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