Persuasion (1960 TV series)

Persuasion is a 1960 British television mini-series adaptation of the 1817 Jane Austen novel of the same name. It was produced by the BBC and was directed by Campbell Logan. Daphne Slater stars as Anne Elliot, and Paul Daneman as Captain Frederick Wentworth. The mini-series has four episodes, each half an hour in length.

Written byJane Austen
Screenplay byBarbara Burnham
Michael Voysey
Directed byCampbell Logan
StarringDaphne Slater
Paul Daneman
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original languageEnglish
No. of episodes4 (all missing)
ProducerCampbell Logan
Running time30 min. episodes (approx.)
Original networkBBC One
Original release30 December 1960 (1960-12-30) –
20 January 1961 (1961-01-20)

According to, this mini-series was most likely destroyed in the BBC clean-out of the 1970s.[1]



  1. ^ "Persuasion". Shmoop. Archived from the original on 27 January 2011. Retrieved 25 February 2011.

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