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Shine


Moving, award-winning true story of David Helfgott, a gifted pianist whose troubled relationship with his father, combined with the burdens of genius, precipitate an emotional breakdown. Raised by a strict father, the prodigy's ability is quickly spotted and, despite his father's misgivings, David travels to London to study music. With success beckoning, however, his life is thrown into turmoil by a setback which threatens his future career and mental stability.

Broadcasts

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  • 2008-07-22 23:20:00 - 2008-07-23 01:00:00 on BBC One South East, BBC One Oxford, BBC One East Midlands, BBC One London, BBC One South West, BBC One West, BBC One South, BBC One North East, BBC One East Yorkshire, BBC One Yorkshire, BBC One West Midlands, BBC One Cambridge, BBC One East, BBC One North West, BBC One Scotland, BBC One Wales, BBC One Channel Islands,
  • 2008-07-22 23:50:00 - 2008-07-23 01:30:00 on BBC One Northern Ireland,
  • 2009-03-01 23:00:00 - 2009-03-02 00:40:00 on BBC One London, BBC One West Midlands, BBC One South West, BBC One South East, BBC One South, BBC One Scotland, BBC One Oxford, BBC One Yorkshire, BBC One North West, BBC One North East, BBC One East Midlands, BBC One East, BBC One East Yorkshire, BBC One Channel Islands, BBC One Cambridge, BBC One West,
  • 2009-03-01 23:20:00 - 2009-03-02 01:00:00 on BBC One Northern Ireland,
  • 2009-03-02 00:00:00 - 2009-03-02 01:40:00 on BBC One Wales,
  • 2010-08-02 23:35:00 - 2010-08-03 01:15:00 on BBC One Yorkshire, BBC One Oxford, BBC One South East, BBC One Cambridge, BBC One Channel Islands, BBC One East Yorkshire, BBC One Scotland, BBC One North East, BBC One North West, BBC One East, BBC One East Midlands, BBC One West Midlands, BBC One London, BBC One South, BBC One South West, BBC One West,
  • 2010-08-03 00:05:00 - 2010-08-03 01:45:00 on BBC One Wales,

Credits

  • David Helfgott - Adult Geoffrey Rush
  • Peter Armin Mueller-Stahl
  • David Helfgott - Child Noah Taylor
  • Gillian Lynn Redgrave
  • Cecil Parkes John Gielgud
  • Katharine Susannah Prichard Googie Withers
  • Sylvia Sonia Todd
  • Ben Rosen Nicholas Bell
  • Tony Justin Braine
  • Sam Chris Haywood
  • Eisteddfod Presenter Gordon Poole
  • Margaret Rebecca Gooden
  • Director Scott Hicks
  • Writer Jan Sardi