The Diary of Anne Frank
Tamsin Greig, Lesley Sharp and Ellie Kendrick star in the BBC adaptation of The Diary Of Anne Frank. The rights to The Diary Of Anne Frank rarely become available. The BBC and Darlow Smithson Productions have worked closely with the Anne Frank-Fonds, the charitable foundation promoting social and cultural projects in the spirit of Anne Frank, to ensure complete authenticity for the drama. Anne is played by actress Ellie Kendrick; Anne's father Otto by Iain Glen (Kingdom Of Heaven); and mother Edith by Tamsin Greig (Love Soup). Felicity Jones (Northanger Abbey) plays Anne's sister Margot. Ron Cook (Hot Fuzz) and Lesley Sharp (Clocking Off) play Mr and Mrs Van Daan; with Kate Ashfield (Secret Smile) as Miep; and Nicholas Farrell (Talk To Me) as Mr Dussel. The adaptation is by Deborah Moggach, whose screenplay for the film version of Pride and Prejudice was nominated for a BAFTA. The series is directed by Jon Jones and produced by Elinor Day. As seen on PBS in 2010. DVD. Approx. 145 mins.