Every Book in the World

Every Book in the World


The story of real-life Victorian bibliomaniac Sir Thomas Phillipps, who aimed to own a copy of every book in the world. At the time of his death, his collection numbered in excess of 160,000, and was still being auctioned off more than 100 years later. Drama by Nick Warburton, with Benjamin Whitrow, Lia Williams and Peter Gunn. First aired in 2006.

Cast & Crew

Sir Thomas Phillipps Benjamin Whitrow
Elizabeth Phillipps Lia Williams
Herbert Peter Gunn
Director Mark Smalley
Producer Mark Smalley
Writer Nick Warburton
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