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Alexander the Great

Duration: 2 hours, 9 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Wales (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

An engrossing spectacle set in the 4th-century BC, in which Alexander of Greece leads his troops forth, conquering all of the known world, in the belief that the Greek way of thinking will bring enlightenment to people. The son of the barbaric and ruthless King Philip of Macedonia, Alexander achieved glory in his short but remarkable life. Show less

Contributors

Alexander:
Richard Burton
Philip of Macedonia:
Fredric March
Barsine:
Claire Bloom
Aristotle:
Barry Jones
Demosthenes:
Michael Hordern
Director:
Robert Rossen

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