Alice In Wonderland (1966) BBC ~ Part 1
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Alice in Wonderland (1966 BBC version)
Directed & Produced by Jonathan Miller
Written by Lewis Carroll (novel), Jonathan Miller (teleplay)
Music by Ravi Shankar
Peter Sellers, Anne-Marie Mallik, John Gielgud, Michael Redgrave, Wilfrid Brambell, Peter Cook
Distributed by BBC
Release date: UK 28 December 1966
Alice in Wonderland (1966) is a BBC television play based on Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll. It was directed by Jonathan Miller, then most widely known for his appearance in the long-running satirical revue Beyond the Fringe.
There have been numerous film adaptations of "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland", over the years. This one which was produced, written and directed by Jonathan Miller in 1966 for the BBC, is one of the most original, capturing the surreal dreamlike quality of the book. The film is also packed with great names of British film and television: Michael Redgrave, John Gielgud, Peter Sellers, Peter Cook, Alan Bennett, Leo McKern