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Paul Scofield

A host of leading theatrical greats, including Peter Brook, Vanessa Redgrave and John Hurt, pay tribute to the outstanding British actor Paul Scofield.

The film features extracts from some of his most famous roles, including Sir Thomas More in the Oscar-winning A Man For All Seasons, Salieri in Amadeus and an unforgettable King Lear.

1 hour

Last on

Christmas Eve 2008 22:15
BBC Two except Yorkshire


Role Contributor
ParticipantDonald Sinden
ParticipantVirginia McKenna
ParticipantRichard Eyre
ParticipantChristopher Hampton
ParticipantNicholas Hytner
ParticipantVanessa Redgrave
ParticipantJohn Harrison
ParticipantPeter Brook
ParticipantJohn Tydeman
ParticipantSimon Callow
ParticipantAlec McCowen
ParticipantPeter Hall
ParticipantJohn Hurt
ParticipantFelicity Kendal
ParticipantEileen Atkins
ParticipantMichael Billington
ProducerDavid Thompson
DirectorDavid Thompson