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Uncle Silas (TV series)

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Uncle Silas
Based onUncle Silas by Sheridan Le Fanu
Written byHerbert Asmodi
Directed byWilhelm Semmelroth
StarringHannes Messemer
Cornelia Köndgen
ComposerHans Jönsson
Country of originWest Germany
Original languageGerman
No. of series1
No. of episodes2
ProducerGunther Witte
Running time75 minutes
Production companyWestdeutscher Rundfunk
Original networkARD
Original release26 June (1977-06-26) –
28 June 1977 (1977-06-28)

Uncle Silas (German: Onkel Silas) is a West German period television drama series which first aired on ARD in 1977.[1] It is an adaptation of the novel of the same title by Sheridan Le Fanu.


  • Hannes Messemer as Onkel Silas
  • Cornelia Köndgen as Maud
  • Gerlinde Döberl as Milly
  • Giovanni Früh as Dudley
  • Dagmar Altrichter as Lady Nollys
  • Ellen Schwiers as Madame Rougierre
  • Rainer Rudolph as Captain Oakley
  • Hans Jaray as Anwalt Brenton
  • Alfons Höckmann as Anwalt Sleight
  • Wolfgang Unterzaucher as Pfarrer Bowland
  • Stephan Schwartz as Tom
  • Johannes Buzalski as Torfstecher Hawkes
  • Katerina Jacob as Meg Hawkes
  • Elisabeth Endriss as Sarah


  1. ^ Hickethier p.128


  • Knut Hickethier. Das Fernsehspiel der Bundesrepublik: Themen, Form, Struktur, Theorie und Geschichte ; 1951-1977. Metzler, 1980.
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