The great astronomer falls foul of the Inquisition.

Writers:

Bertolt Brecht (play), Charles Laughton (english adaptation)

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Cast

Cast overview:
James Grout ... Galileo
Gregory Phillips Gregory Phillips ... Andrea, as a boy
Gwyneth Owen Gwyneth Owen ... Mrs. Sarti
Charles Kay ... Ludovico
John Moffatt ... Curator
Eric Thompson Eric Thompson ... Sagredo
Olive Kirby Olive Kirby ... Virginia
Greville Hallam Greville Hallam ... Andrea, as a man
John Gill John Gill ... Old churchman
Kenneth Watson Kenneth Watson ... Cardinal Bellarmine
Terence Lodge Terence Lodge ... Ballad seller
George Ricarde George Ricarde ... Senator
Richard Holden Richard Holden ... Senator
John Ringham ... Narrator (voice)
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The great astronomer falls foul of the Inquisition.

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 November 1961 (UK) See more »

Company Credits

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BBC Schools See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono
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John Moffatt would later play a different role in the Joseph Losey film of the same play. See more »

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