The Changeling (TV drama)

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The Changeling
Written by The Changeling by Thomas Middleton and William Rowley
Directed by Anthony Page
Starring Stanley Baker
Helen Mirren
Brian Cox
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
Camera setup multi-camera
Production company(s) BBC
Original network BBC 1
First shown in 20 January 1974

The Changeling is a videotaped instalment of the BBC's Play of the Month series and is a production for television of The Changeling (1622), a Jacobean tragedy by Thomas Middleton and William Rowley. This version features Stanley Baker and Helen Mirren in the lead roles.[1][2]


Beatrice-Joanna is betrothed to Lord Alonzo de Piraquo but is in love with Alsemero. She hires her father's manservant, De Flores, to kill Alonzo but after he has done so, she realises De Flores wants her as a reward.


  • Helen Mirren as Beatrice-Joanna
  • Malcolm Reynolds as Lord Alonzo de Piraquo
  • Brian Cox as Alsemero
  • Stanley Baker as De Flores


  1. ^ The Changeling at Helenlydiamirren Blogspot
  2. ^ The Changeling at Helen Mirren Archives

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