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Alexander the Great

An engrossing spectacle set in the 4th-century BC, in which Alexander of Greece leads his troops forth, conquering all of the known world, in the belief that the Greek way of thinking will bring enlightenment to people. The son of the barbaric and ruthless King Philip of Macedonia, Alexander achieved glory in his short but remarkable life.

2 hours, 9 minutes

Last on

Sat 3 Jan 2009 13:10
BBC Two except Yorkshire


Role Contributor
AlexanderRichard Burton
Philip of MacedoniaFredric March
BarsineClaire Bloom
AristotleBarry Jones
DariusHarry Andrews
AttalusStanley Baker
ParmenioNiall MacGinnis
MemnonPeter Cushing
DemosthenesMichael Hordern
DirectorRobert Rossen