Wagner (1981 - 1984)
Wagner (1981 - 1984)

Wagner (1981 - 1984)

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A huge panorama of Richard Wagner's life and work, from before the 1848 revolution, through his exile in Switzerland, his rescue by the besotted King Ludwig II of Bavaria, to the final triumph at Bayreuth. Richard Wagner's radical musical and political ideas, his German nationalism, and even his anti-Semitism are set in the context of his life and times.

Cast: Richard Burton / Vanessa Redgrave / John Gielgud / Ralph Richardson / Lawrence Olivier / Gabriel Byrne / Frano Nero / Corin Redgrave.

1 series / 10 Episodes / 5 Hours