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We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
New series A trio of handsome two-part drama documentaries on the uncovering of Ancient Egypt's wonders through the eyes of the archaeologists, scholars and adventurers who made it their life's work.
1/6. The Search for Tutankhamun. The obsession of painter-turned-archaeologist Howard Carter and his patron Lord Carnarvon is interwoven with the story of the boy king. Narrated by Andrew Sachs. Egyptian Journeys with Dan Cruickshank follows on BBC2.
Writer Tony Mulholland ; Producer Paul Bradshaw ; Director
Ferdinand Fairfax www.bbc.co.uk/history INTERACTIVE: at the end of the programme, digital viewers can take part in an interactive drama via the red handset button
Behind the scenes: page 8; RT Direct book offer: page 10


Unknown: Howard Carter
Unknown: Andrew Sachs.
Unknown: Tony Mulholland
Producer: Paul Bradshaw
Director: Ferdinand Fairfax
Howard Carter: Stuart Graham
Lord Carnarvon: Julian Wadham
Lady Carnarvon: Caroline Langrishe
Evelyn Carnarvon: Alexandra Weaver
Leonard: Laurence Fox
Theodore Davis: William Hope
Pierre Lacau: Valentine Pelka
Anton Badrutt: Nickolas Grace
Carter's Reiss: Ali Halifa
Tutankhamun: Arkin Chandaril
Ay: Neji Nejah
Ankhesamun: Nicola Llberos

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