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Inside the Vatican
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Born TalkingThe Orient ExpressAmerican CaeserEast Meets WestEmpire of the Bay

1976 | Cities
A thirteen-part series featuring Peter Ustinov in Leningrad, Elie Wiesel in Jerusalem, George Plimpton in New York, R.D. Laing in Glasgow, Glenn Gould in Toronto, Jonathan Miller in London, Hildegard Knef in Berlin, Germaine Greer in Sydney, Studs Terkel in Chicago, Mai Zetterling in Stockholm, John Huston in Dublin, Anthony Burgess in Rome and Melina Mercouri in Athens.


1977 | Four Canadian Artists
Profiles of Norman Jewison, Eric Bruan, Maureen Forester and Mordecai Richler.


1978 | The Newcomers 1832
An episode of an eight-part dramatic series on Canadian Immigrants.


1983 | Robertson Davies in Kingston
For the BBC series, Writers and Places.


1983 | American Caesar
A ten-part docu-drama series on the life and times of General Douglas MacArthur starring John Huston.
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1984 | Quintet - Visions of Five
Feature documentry on the 1984 Toronto International Music and Dance Festival.


1986 | PEN '86
A documentary special filmed at the 48th International PEN Congress in New York in January, 1986 .


A multimedia extravaganza at Expo '86 commissioned by CN.


1986 | Peter Ustinov's Russia
A six-part series chronicling the tumultuous history of Russia.
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1987 | Peter Ustinov in China
A two-part journey through the country, capturing Sir Peter Ustinov's first visit to China.


1985-1987 | Return Journey
An eight-part series featuring Placido Domingo in Madrid, Stefanie Powers in Kenya, Kiri Te Kanawa in New Zealand, Omar Sharif in Egypt, Margot Kidder in Yellowknife, Victor Banerjee in India, Susannah York in Scotland, and Wilf Carter in Calgary.


1988 | In the Beginning
Feature documentary celebrating the 20th anniversary of the International Authors Festival in Toronto.


1988 | Secrets of the Phantom of the Opera
A one-hour ABC/CTV special set in the Paris Opera House.


1989 | John Neville, Actor for All Seasons
A tribute honouring John Neville's contribution to Canadian theatre.


1989 | Voyage Across the '80s
A one-hour special reviewing the events of the decade for CTV.


1990 | Jessye Norman
A profile of the great singer.


1990 | Born Talking
A four-part personal enquiry into language with Dr. Jonathan Miller, co-produced with Primedia Productions and the BBC.
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1991 | Ustinov on the Orient Express
A rolling history across Europe in which Sir Peter Ustinov meets some of the personalities who travelled on the Orient Express in its fabled past.


1991 | Sisters
A two-hour stage play adaptation for television.


1993 | Children of Russia
A UNICEF journey to Russia.


1994 | Inside the Vatican
A six-part series on the history of the World's oldest institution featuring Sir Peter Ustinov.
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1995 | Quebec/Canada 1995
A 90-minute docu-drama for Primedia Productions.


1995 | East Meets West
A three-part journey through Thailand, Hong Kong and Burma.


1995 | Paths of the Gods
An eight-part series on Greek mythology.          Return to top


1996 | An Evening With Sir Peter Ustinov
A television special of Sir Peter's one-man theatre presentation.


1996 | The Danger Tree
A feature documentary on Newfoundland's involvement in the First World War, Based on David McFarlane's memoir.


1996 | Robertson Davies
A one-hour special for the CBC's Life & Times series.


1997 | The Canadian Revolution
A television adaptation of Peter C. Newman's A Canadian Revolution. 1985-1995.


1998 | Empire of the Bay
A four-part television history of the Hudson's Bay Company.


2000 | Visions of an Island
A feature documentary with entrepreneur Christopher Ondaatje as he returns to his native Sri Lanka.


2002 | Eaton's A Canadian Saga
A feature documentary on the rise and fall of Canada's wealthiest family.


2003 | Reflections on Science & Conscience
A feature documentary on the ethics of modern day medical treatment.

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