Lady Chatterley (TV serial)

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Lady Chatterley
Lady Chatterley vhs cover.jpg
Based onLady Chatterley's Lover by D. H. Lawrence
Written byKen Russell
Michael Haggiag
Directed byKen Russell
StarringJoely Richardson
Sean Bean
James Wilby
Hetty Baynes
Shirley Anne Field
Composer(s)Jean-Claude Petit
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original language(s)English
No. of series1
No. of episodes4
Production
Executive producer(s)Tom Donald
Robert Haggiag
Barry Hanson
Johan Eliasch
Producer(s)Michael Haggiag
CinematographyRobin Vidgeon
Editor(s)Mick Audsley
Peter Davies
Alan Mackay
Xavier Russell
Running time55 minutes
Production company(s)London Film Productions in association with Global Arts for BBC
Release
Original networkBBC1
Picture format4:3
Audio formatStereo
Original release6 June (1993-06-06) –
27 June 1993 (1993-06-27)

Lady Chatterley is a 1993 BBC television serial starring Sean Bean and Joely Richardson. It is an adaptation of D. H. Lawrence's novel Lady Chatterley's Lover, first broadcast on BBC1 in four 55-minute episodes between 6 and 27 June 1993. A young woman's husband returns wounded after the First World War. Facing a life with a husband now incapable of sexual activity she begins an affair with the groundskeeper. The film reflect's Lawrence's focus not only on casting away sexual taboos but also the examination of the class system prevalent in early 20th century Britain.

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