Oscar (TV serial)

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Oscar
GenreBiography; drama
Written byJohn Hawkesworth
Directed byHenry Herbert
Starring
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes3
Production
Executive producer(s)John Hawkesworth
Producer(s)Carol Robertson
Editor(s)Phil Southby
Release
Original releaseMarch 26 (1985-03-26) –
March 28, 1985 (1985-03-28)

Oscar is a British TV serial first transmitted by BBC 2 in March 1985. All three episodes were directed by Henry Herbert, 17th Earl of Pembroke. Michael Gambon portrayed Oscar Wilde while other actors included Robin Lermitte as Lord Alfred Douglas, Tim Hardy as Alfred Taylor, Emily Richard as Constance Wilde and Norman Rodway as the Marquis of Queensberry. The serial concentrated on Wilde's trials and time in prison.

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