The Moonstone (1996 film)

The Moonstone is a television drama series based on the 1868 novel The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins.[1][2] It was broadcast in two parts in 1996.[3]

The Moonstone
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GenreMystery, Period drama
Based onThe Moonstone by Wilkie Collins
Written byKevin Elyot
Directed byRobert Bierman
StarringGreg Wise
Keeley Hawes
Peter Vaughan
Antony Sher
Music byRick Wentworth
Country of originUnited States
United Kingdom
Original languageEnglish
No. of series1
No. of episodes2
Executive producersGeorge Faber
Rebecca Eaton
ProducerChris Parr
CinematographyJohn Daly
Running time120 minutes
Production companiesBBC
WGBH Boston
Original networkBBC2 (UK)
PBS (U.S.)
Picture format14:9
Audio formatStereo
Original release29 December (1996-12-29) –
30 December 1996 (1996-12-30) (UK)
2 November 1997 (1997-11-02) (U.S.)



  1. ^ "The Moonstone: 1". 29 December 1996. p. 124 – via BBC Genome.
  2. ^ "The Moonstone Part Two (1996)". BFI.
  3. ^ Robert McCrum (15 May 2014). "An introduction to The Moonstone". British Library. Retrieved 12 April 2020.

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