Rupert of Hentzau (TV series)
Rupert of Hentzau is a 1964 British television series based on the novel Rupert of Hentzau, which ran for six half-hour episodes. It starred George Baker, Barbara Shelley, Peter Wyngarde, John Phillips, Tristram Jellinek, Sally Home and Derek Blomfield. It was recorded at the BBC Television Centre in Wood Lane, west London. All six episodes are listed as being lost.
Three years after the events of the Prisoner of Zenda, Queen Flavia writes to her true love, an Englishman named Rudolf Rassendyll. The letter is intercepted by Rupert of Hentzau, an out-of-favour aristocrat, who sees a chance of re-establishing himself at court by bringing news of the letter to the Ruritanian King.
Rassendyll is forced to travel to Ruritania to help the Queen, and is then forced to take the place of the King once more following his assassination.
|George Baker||Rudolf Rassendyll|
|Barbara Shelley||Queen Flavia|
|Peter Wyngarde||Rupert of Hentzau|
|John Phillips||Colonel Zapt|
|Tristram Jellinek||Fritz von Tarlenheim|
|Sally Home||Helga von Tarlenheim|
|Derek Blomfield||Count Luzau-Rischenheim|
|Mark Burns||Lieutenant Bernenstein|
|Nora Gordon||Mother Holf|
|Amanda Reiss||Rosa Holf|
Scherzo of Anton Bruckner's 7th symphony
- "Missing or incomplete episodes for programme Rupert of Hentzau". Lost Shows. Retrieved 17 August 2016.
- "The Queens Goodbye (1964)".
- "Return to Zenda (1964)".
- "Audience with the King (1964)".