John Adams

Saturday 7 February at 5:20pm on C4

Final episode of the award-winning mini-series. The eldery, retired John Adams writes his memoirs and his daughter and wife pass away. He also lives to see his son, John Quincy Adams, get elected President. Aged 90, John Adams passes away on the day of the 50th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence; the very same day that his lifelong friend and colleague Thomas Jefferson passes on.

Saturday 27 December at 5:00pm on C4

Starring Paul Giamatti in the title role and Laura Linney as his wife Abigail, this seven-part multi-Emmy-Award-winning series explores American history and offers an intimate portrait of one of its great founding fathers, John Adams. With the fervent support of his wife Abigail and through a lifelong friendship and political rivalry with Thomas Jefferson, Adams rose to be America’s strongest, most effective advocate for independence, serving as the nation’s first minister to the Netherlands and England, the first vice-president, the second president and father of the sixth president.


Saturday 4 October 2008

Fresh from winning 13 awards in total at the 2008 Emmy Awards – the most ever in a single year – the epic HBO historical miniseries John Adams continues its UK premiere on More4. In this episode, after witnessing a bloody battle, John Adams heads back to Philadelphia, where he begins debating the good and bad points of an independent country.

Saturday 27 September 2008

Starring Paul Giamatti (Sideways, Cinderella Man) in the title role and with Laura Linney (Love Actually) co-starring as his wife Abigail, this seven-part mini series explores American history and offers an intimate portrait of one of its great founding fathers, John Adams.

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