The fight over the partition of India and the creation of Pakistan heats up. Gandhi believes partition would make a mockery of his life's work and suggests turning over all of India to ... See full summary »

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Tom Clegg

Writers:

David Butler (screenplay), Alan Campbell-Johnson (novel)

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Episode credited cast:
Patrick Allen ... Auchinleck
Michael Byrne ... George Abell
Sam Dastor ... Gandhi
Nigel Davenport ... Ismay
Nicholas Day
A.K. Hangal ... Patel
Wendy Hiller ... Princess Victoria
Owen Holder Owen Holder ... King George VI
David Lyon David Lyon ... Lt Col Vernon Erskine-Crum
David Quilter David Quilter ... Alan
Ian Richardson ... Nehru
John Rolfe ... Attlee
Vladek Sheybal ... Jinnah
Jeremy Sinden Jeremy Sinden ... Brockman
Janet Suzman ... Lady Edwina Mountbatten
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The fight over the partition of India and the creation of Pakistan heats up. Gandhi believes partition would make a mockery of his life's work and suggests turning over all of India to Jinnah to avoid dividing the country. Mountbatten believes partition is inevitable and the only way to avert civil war. Written by Anonymous

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Biography | Drama

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2 February 1986 (USA) See more »

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