Premiered Date
July 5, 1964
Genre
Drama
Network
BBC
82

Ian McKellen

as Plowden

1920-1987

Patrick Troughton

as Mr. Bronckhurst

75

Jane Asher

as Cynthia

1912-2014

Zohra Sehgal

as Ameera's mother

93

Joss Ackland

as William Stevens

1931-2011

Margaret Tyzack

as Mrs. Bronckhurst

About The Indian Tales of Rudyard Kipling

About

Drama series based on the works of Jungle Book author Rudyard Kipling. Only two of the original 25-part series were known to exist until 2011, when a copy of the episode featuring Ian McKellen was discovered in a private collection in Illinois.

Trivia

McKellen was 25 when he appeared in an episode titled The Tomb of His Ancestors.