The Nativity

Series 1 - Episode 1

The Nativity

About this programme

1/4. Tony Jordan gives the biblical story a contemporary twist in this four-part drama. Nazareth girl Mary counts her blessings when her parents, Joachim and Anna, arrange her betrothal to a local carpenter, Joseph. In the East, the three Magi gather to discuss a prophecy in the stars heralding a great event. Andrew Buchan and Tatiana Maslany star, with Neil Dudgeon, Claudie Blakley, Peter Capaldi and Jack Shepherd.

Cast and crew

Cast

Mary
Tatiana Maslany
Joseph
Andrew Buchan
Joachim
Neil Dudgeon
Balthasar
Peter Capaldi
Gabriel
John Lynch
Anna
Claudie Blakley
Levi
Gawn Grainger
Gaspar
Obi Abili
Melchior
Jack Shepherd
Thomas
Al Weaver
Leah
Ruth Negga
Tax collector
Howard Samuels
Bethlehem Rabbi
Ken Bones
Elizabeth
Frances Barber

Crew

Director
Coky Giedroyc
Producer
Ruth Kenley-Letts
Writer
Tony Jordan
Categories
Drama