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The Impressionists : Production details and DVDs

The Impressionists was produced by Granada International Media Limited for the BBC and first broadcast in three hour-long episodes in April and May 2006.


Young Claude Monet – Richard Armitage
Old Claude Monet – Julian Glover
François Thiébault-Sisson – Michael Mueller
Pierre Auguste Renoir – Charlie Condou
Frédéric Bazille – James Lance
Edouard Manet – Andrew Havill
Marquis de Chennenières – Crispin Redman
Edgar Degas – Aden Gillett
Camille Monet – Isobel Pravda
Paul Cézanne – Will Keen
Alice Hoschedé – Amanda Root
Emile Zola – Anthony Calf
Charles Gleyre – Clive Merrison
Victorine Meurent – Ellie Piercy
Edmond Duranty – Neil Roberts
Degas’ Father – Hugh Dickson
Cézanne’s Father – Michael Culver
Marie Hortense Fiquet – Jo McInnes
Young Paul Cézanne – Thomas Knight
Ambroise Vollard – Crispin Bonham Carter

Writer (Episodes 1 and 3) – Sarah Woods
Writer (Episode 2) – Colin Swash
Series Artist and Art Consultant – Leo Stevenson
Executive Producer – Kim Thomas
Series Producer – Mary Downes
Producer and Director – Tim Dunn

The Impressionists is available on Region 2 DVD at Amazon UK and the BBC Shop.

A Region 1 DVD is available at Amazon USA, Amazon Canada and Amazon Japan.

A Japanese version with English subtitles is also available at Amazon Japan.

Dutch Filmworks have released a version with Dutch subtitles in the Netherlands. It can be ordered at

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The Impressionists : Introduction | Playing Claude Monet | Video clip
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