The Black Velvet Gown

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The Black Velvet Gown
Based onThe Black Velvet Gown
by Catherine Cookson
Screenplay byGordon Hann
Directed byNorman Stone
StarringJanet McTeer
Geraldine Somerville
Bob Peck
Theme music composerCarl Davis
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original language(s)English
No. of episodes1
Executive producer(s)Michael Chaplin
Ray Marshall
Producer(s)Ray Marshall
Victor Glynn
Running time110 minutes
Production company(s)World Wide International Television
Portman Productions
Tyne Tees Television
DistributorITV Studios
Original networkITV
Original release2 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 17 September 2007.
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