The True Adventures of Christopher Columbus


A satirical comedy series, (10 parts) directed and written by Patrick Barlow and Philip Bonham-Carter, produced by George Faber, BBC Screen 2 .

Starring Patrick Barlow, Tim Pigott-Smith, Miranda Richardson, Victor Banerjee, Richard Griffiths and Freddie Jones.

Oceans, islands and ships were squeezed into Ealing Studios, using generic trucked modules of archways, re-configured with painted effects, tromp l’oeils and forced perspective.

columbus doorway palace
tilby columbus pope set
tilby columbus palace corridors
tilby Columbus courtyard
Anne tilby columbus tim pigott smith
Anne tilby columbus throne room
Anne tilby columbus arches photo
columbus group ship
Anne tilby columbus ship studio
Anne tilby columbus deck studio
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