The Changeling (TV drama)
|Written by||The Changeling by Thomas Middleton and William Rowley|
|Directed by||Anthony Page|
|Country of origin||United Kingdom|
|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.
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