The Great Revival

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The Great Revival
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Also known as Wo Xin Chang Dan
Genre Historical drama
Written by Li Senxiang
Directed by Hou Yong
Presented by Li Jian
Xiao Quan
Starring Chen Daoming
Hu Jun
Zuo Xiaoqing
Jia Yiping
Wang Bing
Ding Yongdai
Zheng Tianyong
Ady An
Opening theme Yuanfang (远方)
Ending theme Qiangu Yiwang (千古一王) performed by Han Lei and Tan Weiwei
Composer(s) Zhou Zhiyong
Country of origin China
Original language(s) Mandarin
No. of episodes 41
Production
Executive producer(s) Yu Kangchun
Mu Xiaoguang
Zhang Hua
Li Zhao
Wei Yuehan
Ying Zhiqi
Wang Taifeng
Chen Meihang
Producer(s) Yu Shengli
Editor(s) Liu Hua
Location(s) China
Cinematography Shi Luan
Running time 45 minutes per episode
Production company(s) 中视影视制作有限公司
北京欢乐文化艺术有限公司
江苏省委宣传部
Broadcast
Original channel CCTV-8
Original run 10 – 24 January 2007
The Great Revival
Traditional Chinese 臥薪嘗膽
Simplified Chinese 卧薪尝胆
Literal meaning lying on hay and tasting bile

The Great Revival, also known as Wo Xin Chang Dan, is a Chinese television series based on the conflict between the Yue and Wu states in the Spring and Autumn Period. The Chinese title of the series is a Chinese idiom derived from King Goujian of Yue's perseverance in overcoming the odds to revive his fallen state of Yue and conquer the rival state of Wu. The series was first broadcast on CCTV-8 in mainland China in January 2007.

Cast[edit]

  • Chen Daoming as King Goujian of Yue
  • Hu Jun as King Fuchai of Wu
  • Zuo Xiaoqing as Ya Yu
  • Jia Yiping as Fan Li
  • Wang Bing as Wu Zixu
  • Ding Yongdai as Bo Pi
  • Zheng Tianyong as Wen Zhong
  • Ady An as Xishi
  • Ge Zhijun as Shi Mai
  • Chen Zhihui as Ling Gufu
  • Zhao Shengsheng as Wang Sunluo
  • Zhang Chenghao as Gongsun Xiong
  • Sun Bin as Ku Cheng
  • Gao Tianhao as Zhu Qiying
  • Lu Yong as Yan Ying
  • Su Ying as Hao Jin
  • Yu Yang as Hei Yi
  • Xi Yuli as Ji Wan
  • Lu Guanting as Yuan Luo
  • Liu Jialiang as Mo Buxie
  • Wu Kegang as Jie Zibao
  • Zhao Zihui as Zheng Dan
  • Yang Xiaodan as Yan Zhu
  • Zhang Ge as Xin Tian
  • Ma Yong as Guan Sheng
  • Zhao Yaodong as Crown prince Bo
  • Xue Haowen as Crown prince You
  • Zeng Hui as Prince Jiu
  • Cao Huabo as Prince Bao
  • Ma Jie as Jin Shi
  • Rong Kuan as Xu An
  • Wang Pei as Jia Yang
  • Liu He as Si Nong
  • Zhao Jian as Fuchai's vassal
  • Shi Lei as Yu Yi
  • Tian Hao as Jiu Bao
  • Lu Shijie as Xin Buyi
  • Miao Hongsen as Caretaker
  • Yu Tongyun as Jin Xiang
  • Wang Tong
  • Chen Shibin
  • Bi Tao
  • Han Li
  • Shen Jiandong

Guest stars[edit]

  • Ma Jingwu as King Yunchang of Yue
  • Yang Zaibao as Ge Lu
  • Bai Dezhang as Ye Yong
  • Hong Yuzhou as Wang Zilei
  • Sun Min as Fu Tong
  • Shi Lan as Tang Li

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