CHURCHILL, Sir Winston. Winston Churchill: The Wilderness Years. A Group of 5 black and white stills from the 1981 Southern Pictures Series. Southern Pictures. 1981.
5 8 x 10 inch black and white photographs featuring scenes from the 8 episode ITV series. With captions on the back, A little browning to upper edge of one photograph otherwise a very good group.
Winston Churchill: The Wilderness Years was an 8-part 1981 drama serial based on the life of Winston Churchill, and particularly his years in enforced exile from political position during the 1920s and 1930s. It was made by Southern Television on a budget of £3¼ million and originally broadcast on ITV on Sunday nights at 10 pm. It was written and directed by Ferdinand Fairfax, with historian Martin Gilbert as co-writer. Churchill was played by Robert Hardy.
Hardy's performance as Churchill won critical acclaim and a BAFTA nomination in 1982. Eric Porter as Neville Chamberlain also received praise. The series was nominated for a total of 8 BAFTA awards,
This group of photographs came from the collection of Richard Broke who produced the series.