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The Prestige

Duration: 2 hours, 10 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Period thriller set in Edwardian London where two rival magicians, partners until the tragic death of an assistant during a show, feud bitterly after one of them performs the ultimate magic trick - teleportation.

His rival tries desperately to uncover the secret of his routine, experimenting with dangerous new science as his quest takes him to the brink of insanity and jeopardises the lives of everyone around the pair. Show less

Contributors

Robert Angier:
Hugh Jackman
Alfred Borden:
Christian Bale
Olivia Wenscombe:
Scarlett Johansson
Julia McCullough:
Piper Perabo
Prosecutor:
Jim Piddock
Sullen Warder:
Jamie Harris

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