Persuasion (1960 series)

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Genre Drama
Directed by Campbell Logan
Produced by Campbell Logan
Written by

Jane Austen (novel)
Barbara Burnham (screenplay)

Michael Voysey (screenplay)

Daphne Slater

Paul Daneman
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Original channel British Broadcasting Corporation
Original run 30 December 1960 (1960-12-30)  – 20 January 1961 (1961-01-20)
Running time 60min episodes (approx.)
No. of episodes 4

Persuasion is a 1960 British television mini-series adaptation of the Jane Austen novel of the same name. It was produced by the BBC and was directed by Campbell Logan. Daphne Slater stars as Anne Elliot, and Paul Daneman as Captain Frederick Wentworth. The mini-series has four episodes, each about an hour in length.

According to, this mini-series was possibly destroyed in the BBC clean-out of the 1970s.[1]



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