Persuasion (1960 TV series)

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Written byJane Austen (novel)

Barbara Burnham (screenplay)

Michael Voysey (screenplay)
Directed byCampbell Logan
StarringDaphne Slater Paul Daneman
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original language(s)English
No. of episodes4
Producer(s)Campbell Logan
Running time30min episodes (approx.)
Original networkBritish Broadcasting Corporation
Original release30 December 1960 (1960-12-30) –
20 January 1961 (1961-01-20)

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 half an hour in length.

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



  1. ^ "Persuasion". Shmoop.

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