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Barry Lyndon

Historic film drama. After killing an English officer, Redmond Barry sets off on a series of adventures. Stanley Kubrick's Oscar-winning adaptation of William Thackeray's novel.

Young Irishman Redmond Barry has to flee his home after killing an English officer in a duel. It begins a series of adventures that sees him rise from the horrors of the continental wars to the glamorous gambling tables of Europe and marrying into the English aristocracy. But it is his ill-fated quest for a peerage that proves to be his downfall. Stanley Kubrick's witty adaptation of Thackeray’s novel and beautiful recreation of 18th-century life won him a BAFTA for Best Director and Oscars for Cinematography; Costume and Score.

2 hours, 57 minutes

Last on

Sun 28 Apr 2019 21:05

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 01:16

    Gioachino Rossini

    The Barber of Seville: Cavatina

  • 01:40

    Antonio Vivaldi

    Cello Concerto In E Minor

  • 02:22

    George Frideric Handel


  • 02:25

    George Frideric Handel

    Sarabande: End Title

  • 02:33

    George Frideric Handel

    Sarabande Duel


Role Contributor
Barry Lyndon Ryan O'Neal
Lady Lyndon Marisa Berenson
Chevalier de Balibari Patrick Magee
Captain Potzdorf Hardy Kruger
Lord Ludd Steven Berkoff
Nora Brady Gay Hamilton
Belle Marie Kean
Sir Charles Lyndon Frank Middlemass
Producer Stanley Kubrick
Director Stanley Kubrick


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