The Black Velvet Gown

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The Black Velvet Gown
Based on The Black Velvet Gown
by Catherine Cookson
Screenplay by Gordon Hann
Directed by Norman Stone
Starring Janet McTeer
Geraldine Somerville
Bob Peck
Theme music composer Carl Davis
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
No. of episodes 1
Executive producer(s) Michael Chaplin
Ray Marshall
Producer(s) Ray Marshall
Victor Glynn
Running time 110 minutes
Production company(s) World Wide International Television
Portman Productions
Tyne Tees Television
Distributor ITV Studios
Original network ITV
Original release 2 June 1991 (1991-06-02)

The Black Velvet Gown is a 1991 ITV television film, based on the novel by Catherine Cookson, and starring Janet McTeer, Geraldine Somerville, and Bob Peck.[1] It won an International Emmy for Best Drama.[2][3]

The film was produced by World Wide International Production for Tyne Tees Television.



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  2. ^ "Hollywood on Tyne: Catherine Cookson Dramas". Retrieved 2007-09-17. 
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External links

  • The Black Velvet Gown on IMDb

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