Prince Regent (TV series)

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Prince Regent
Genre Period drama
Written by Ian Curteis
Directed by Michael Simpson
Michael Hayes
Starring Peter Egan
Nigel Davenport
Keith Barron
Theme music composer Carl Davis
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
No. of episodes 8
Producer(s) Colin Tucker
Running time 50 minutes
Production company(s) BBC
Original network BBC1
Original release 4 September (1979-09-04) – 30 October 1979 (1979-10-30)

Prince Regent is a British period television series made and transmitted by the BBC in 1979. It depicts the life of George IV from his youth time as Prince Regent and his reign as King. It consists of eight episodes of 50 minutes.[1]



The series won the make-up award (Toni Chapman) at the 1979 BAFTA television awards, and was nominated in the design (Barry Newbury, Barrie Dobbins), costume design (Raymond Hughes) and television cameraman (Rodney Taylor) categories.[2]


  1. ^ "Prince Regent". Film and TV Database. BFI. Retrieved 9 November 2010. 
  2. ^ "Television Nominations 1979". BAFTA. Retrieved 9 November 2010. 

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