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Drama series set in Russia in the early 19th century, based on Tolstoy's novel. As Napoleon marches into Moscow, the Rostovs rush to leave the city.

Chaos takes hold as Napoleon marches into Moscow and the Rostovs rush to leave the city. As they hurry away, Natasha is astonished to learn the identity of one of her travelling companions and finds she at last has a chance to make amends. Sonya, meanwhile, comes under pressure from the countess to make a great sacrifice for her family.

Half-mad after his experience of battle, Pierre sets out to end Napoleon's onslaught once and for all, but is taken prisoner. As the harsh winter sets in, he witnesses horrors and acts of kindness that change his view of life forever.

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Sun 7 Feb 2016 21:00

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Role Contributor
Pierre Bezukhov Paul Dano
Natasha Rostova Lily James
Andrei Bolkonsky James Norton
Anna Pavlovna Scherer Gillian Anderson
Prince Vassily Kuragin Stephen Rea
General Mikhail Kutuzov Brian Cox
Napoleon Bonaparte Mathieu Kassovitz
Vassily Denisov Thomas Arnold
Boris Drubetskoy Aneurin Barnard
Marya Bolkonskaya Jessie Buckley
Fedya Dolokhov Tom Burke
Count Ilya Rostov Adrian Edmondson
Petya Rostov Otto Farrant
Anna Drubetskaya Rebecca Front
Bilibin Rory Keenan
Sonya Rostova Aisling Loftus
Nikolai Rostov Jack Lowden
Helene Bezukhova Tuppence Middleton
Platon Karataev Adrian Rawlins
Mademoiselle Bourienne Olivia Ross
Countess Natalya Rostova Greta Scacchi
Writer Andrew Davies
Producer Julia Stannard
Director Tom Harper

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