Arabian Nights

Arabian Nights

Apr. 30, 2000
Duration: 175 min/episode
Rated: Not Rated
Status: Ended

Seasons and episodes

1Season 1Apr. 30, 2000



Mili Avital
Alan Bates
James Frain
Schahzenan / Harun
Tchéky Karyo
Black Coda
Dougray Scott
Sultan Shahryar
Princess Zobeide
John Leguizamo
Genie of the Lamp
Rufus Sewell
Ali Baba


Arabian Nights is a two-part 2000 American/British miniseries, adapted by Peter Barnes from Sir Richard Francis Burton's translation of the medieval epic One Thousand and One Nights. Mili Avital and Dougray Scott star as Scheherazade and Shahryar respectively. Produced by Dyson Lovell and directed by Steve Barron, the serial was a made by Hallmark Entertainment and originally broadcast over two nights on 30 April and 1 May 2000 on BBC One in the United Kingdom and ABC in the United States. The series consists of five stories from One Thousand and One Nights, which are framed within a sixth, maintaining the traditional style of stories within stories that is synonymous with the Nights. The series cast includes Alan Bates, Rufus Sewell, Andy Serkis, James Frain, John Leguizamo, Jason Scott Lee, Vanessa-Mae, Alexei Sayle, Jim Carter, and James Callis.

Original titleArabian Nights
First air dateApr. 30, 2000
Last air dateMay. 01, 2000
IMDb Rating7.54 987 votes
TMDb Rating6.736 votes

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