A dramatisation by John Harrison of Herman Melville's famous story of an innocent handsome sailor - a conflict between good and evil, duty and compassion.
Captain Vere (Paul Scofield), Billy Budd (Charles Simpson), Claggart (Matthew Morgan), Lt Ratcliffe (Timothy Bentinck).
With Nicholas Boulton, Keith Drinkel, David Jarvis, Ian Masters, Brian Parr and Richard Pearce.
Director: John Tydeman
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