The War Of The End Of The World

Episodes

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19940130]

A four-part dramatisation of Peruvian novelist Mario Vargas

Llosa's masterpiece, which explores two opposing fanaticisms. The story is based on a true incident that took place a hundred years ago in the impoverished backlands of north-east Brazil. A wandering preacher and his poor followers oppose the combined might of the Republican army.

Dramatised by Mike Walker

Director Shaun MacLoughlin

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940130]

Unknown: Mario Vargas

Dramatised By: Mike Walker

Director: Shaun MacLoughlin

Reporter: Kerry Shale

Lion o/Natuba: Jack Klaff

Baron de Canabrava: Nigel Anthony

Jurema: Carolyn Backhouse

Galileo Gall: Bob Docherty

Rufino: Christian Rodska

Goncalves: David Holt

Father Joachim: William Eedle

Fereira: Richard Pearce

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940204]

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First in a four-part dramatisation of the masterpiece by Peruvian novelist Mario Vargas Llosa that explores two opposing fanaticisms.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940204]

Unknown: Mario Vargas Llosa

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940206]

The second part of Mario Vargas Llosa 's masterpiece is based on a true incident in the 1890s. Colonel Cesar of the Brazilian Army sets out to put down a seemingly minor disturbance, inspired by a preacher who considers the world's first socialist republic to be the "Anti-Christ".

Dramatised by Mike Walker

Director Shaun MacLoughlin

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940206]

Unknown: Mario Vargas Llosa

Dramatised By: Mike Walker

Director: Shaun MacLoughlin

Reporter: Kerry Shale

Lion of Natuba: Jack Klaff

Baron de Conabrava: Nigel Anthony

Jurema: Carolyn Backhouse

Fr Joachim: William Eedle

Rocha: David Holt

Idiot: Peter Meakin

Bandit Joao: Anthony Jackson

Colonel Cesar: Peter Whitman

Rufino: Christian Rodska

Dwarf: Bill Monks

Bandit Pajeu: Eric Allen

Old woman: Tina Gray

Bearded 'ady: Gillian Goodman

GaBeo Gall: Bob Docherty

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940211]

Second part of Peruvian novelist Mario Vargas Llosa 's masterpiece.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940211]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19940213]

In the third episode, Mario Vargas Uosa describes Colonel Cesar's expedition to punish Anthony the Counsellor and his pilgrims at Canudos.

Dramatised by Mike Walker

Director Shaun MacLoughlin

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940213]

Unknown: Mario Vargas Uosa

Dramatised By: Mike Walker

Director: Shaun MacLoughlin

Reporter: Kerry Shale

Colonel Cesar: Peter Whitman

Galileo Gai: Bob Docherty

Jurema: Carolyn Backhouse

Lion ofNatuba: Jack Klaf

Baron de Canabrava: Nigel Anthony

Estela: Patricia Gallimore

Captain Rocha: David Holt

Rufino: Christian Rodska

Idiot: Peter Meakin

Bearded lady: Gillian Goodman

Dwarf: Bill Monks

Bandit Joao: Anthony Jackson

Bandit Pajeu: Eric Allan

Father Joachim: William Eedle

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940218]

The third episode of Peruvian novelist Mario Vargas Llosa 's masterpiece. Colonel Cesar takes an expedition to punish Anthony the Counsellor and his pilgrims at Canudos.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940218]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19940220]

In this last episode, Mario Vargas Llosa describes the end of the Counsellor and the poor pilgrims at Canudos in north-east Brazil. But, as he discovered when he travelled there, the legend lives on and 100 years later people are still divided between religious fundamentalism and progressive materialism.

Dramatised by Mike Walker

Director Shaun MacLoughlin

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940220]

Unknown: Mario Vargas Llosa

Dramatised By: Mike Walker

Director: Shaun MacLoughlin

Reporter: Kerry Shale

Lion of Natuba: Jack Klaff

Baron de Canabrava: Nigel Anthony

Sebastiana: Kathryn Hurlbutt

Goncalves: David Holt

Father Joachim: William Eedle

Dwarf: Bill Monks

Jurema: Carolyn Backhouse

Old woman: Patricia Gallimore

Bandit Pajeu: Eric Allan

Bandit Joao: Anthony Jackson

Maria: Kate Binchy

Paco: Richard Pearce

Vilanova: Terry Malloy

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940225]

In this last episode, Peruvian novelist Mario Vargas Llosa describes the end of the Counsellor and of the poor pilgrims at Canudos in north-east Brazil. But, as he discovers when he travels there, the legend lives on, and 100 years later people are still divided.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940225]