Arabian Nights (2000)

Arabian Nights is a two-part 2000 American/British miniseries, adapted by Peter Barnes from Sir Richard Francis Burton's translation of the medieval epic One Thousand and One Nights. Mili Avital and Dougray Scott star as Scheherazade and Shahryar respectively. Produced by Dyson Lovell and directed by Steve Barron, the serial was a made by Hallmark Entertainment and originally broadcast over two nights on 30 April and 1 May 2000 on BBC One in the United Kingdom and ABC in the United States. The series consists of five stories from One Thousand and One Nights, which are framed within a sixth, maintaining the traditional style of stories within stories that is synonymous with the Nights. The series cast includes Alan Bates, Rufus Sewell, Andy Serkis, James Frain, John Leguizamo, Jason Scott Lee, Vanessa-Mae, Alexei Sayle, Jim Carter, and James Callis.

Writing:
  • Peter Barnes

Stars:
Release Date: 2000-04-30
Seasons: 1
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  • Country: US, GB
  • Language: En
James Frain
James Frain
Schahzenan / Harun al-Rashid
Tchéky Karyo
Tchéky Karyo
Black Coda
Alan Bates
Alan Bates
Storyteller
Mili Avital
Mili Avital
Scheherezade
Dougray Scott
Dougray Scott
Sultan Shahryar
Jason Scott Lee
Jason Scott L...
Aladdin
Vanessa Mae
Vanessa Mae
Princess Zobeide
John Leguizamo
John Leguizam...
Genie of the Lamp
Rufus Sewell
Rufus Sewell
Ali Baba
Jim Carter
Jim Carter
Ja'Far
Hugh Quarshie
Hugh Quarshie
Mustappa
Amira Casar
Amira Casar
Morgiana
Andy Serkis
Andy Serkis
Kasim
Peter Guinness
Peter Guinnes...
Chief Executioner
Alexei Sayle
Alexei Sayle
BacBac
Nadim Sawalha
Nadim Sawalha
Judge Zadic
Jane Lapotaire
Jane Lapotair...
Miriam
Benedict Wong
Benedict Wong
Hassan
Henry Goodman
Henry Goodman
Sultan Billah
Roger Hammond
Roger Hammond
Jerome Gribben
Don Warrington
Don Warringto...
Hari Ben Karim
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