Masterpiece Theatre: Lord Mountbatten - The Last Viceroy

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Lord Mountbatten: The Last Viceroy is a British television series which first aired on ITV in 1986. It depicts Lord Mountbatten's time as Supreme Commander, South-East Asia in the Second World War, and then as Viceroy of India shortly after the war in... read more

Lord Mountbatten: The Last Viceroy is a British television series which first aired on ITV in 1986. It depicts Lord Mountbatten's time as Supreme Commander, South-East Asia in the Second World War, and then as Viceroy of India shortly after the war in the days leading up to Indian independence. The Film was shot in Sri Lanka.

Original Release

01/26/1986 on PBS

US Release

01/26/1986

Cast

Wendy Hiller Princess Victoria
Sam Dastor Gandhi
Janet Suzman Lady Edwina Mountbatten
Nigel Davenport Ismay
Michael Byrne George Abell
Nicol Williamson Lord Louis Mountbatten
Jeremy Sinden Brockman
Dreya Weber Pamela Mountbatten
A.K. Hangal Patel
Julian Wadham Arthur
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 Episode ONE Sunday, 26 January 1986
2 Episode TWO Sunday, 02 February 1986
3 Episode THREE Sunday, 09 February 1986
4 Episode FOUR Sunday, 16 February 1986
5 Episode FIVE Sunday, 23 February 1986
6 Episode SIX Sunday, 02 March 1986

Directors

Tom Clegg

Writers

David Butler, Alan Campbell-Johnson

Cast

Wendy Hiller Princess Victoria
Sam Dastor Gandhi
Janet Suzman Lady Edwina Mountbatten
Nigel Davenport Ismay
Michael Byrne George Abell
Nicol Williamson Lord Louis Mountbatten
Jeremy Sinden Brockman
Dreya Weber Pamela Mountbatten
A.K. Hangal Patel
Julian Wadham Arthur
Ian Richardson Nehru
David Lyon Lt Col Vernon Erskine-Crum
Vladek Sheybal Jinnah
David Quilter Alan
Patrick Allen Auchinleck
John Rolfe Attlee
Derek Reed Sir Patrick Spens
Nicholas Day Peter Howes
Dina Nath Muslim Headman
Ian Barritt Prime Minister's Secretary

Producers

George Walker Executive Producer
Judith de Paul Producer
Mark Cassidy Producer
1986EmmyOutstanding Costume Design for a Miniseries or a Special Nominated
1986EmmyOutstanding Miniseries Nominated
1986EmmyOutstanding Writing in a Miniseries or a Special Won
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