Persuasion (1960 TV series)

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Written by

Jane Austen (novel)
Barbara Burnham (screenplay)

Michael Voysey (screenplay)
Directed by Campbell Logan

Daphne Slater

Paul Daneman
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
No. of episodes 4
Producer(s) Campbell Logan
Running time 60min episodes (approx.)
Original network British Broadcasting Corporation
Original release 30 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 about 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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