BBC One declares War and Peace

A classic novel is being brought to life for BBC One.

War and Peace

War and Peace

Filming has begun for the channel’s adaptation of War and Peace on location in Russia, Latvia and Lithuania.

Andrew Davies has written the series, based on Leo Tolstoy’s book

The six-hour series stars Paul Dano, Lily James, James Norton, Jim Broadbent, Gillian Anderson, Rebecca Front, and Kenneth Cranham.

Stephen Rea, Ade Edmondson, Greta Scacchi, Jack Lowden, Tom Burke, and Aisling Loftus have also joined the cast.

War and Peace is produced by BBC Cymru Wales Drama, in partnership with The Weinstein Company, BBC Worldwide, and Lookout Point.

Faith Penhale and Bethan Jones executive produce with Davies, Harvey Weinstein, Robert Walak, and Simon Vaughan. The producer is Julia Stannard.