My Cousin Rachel (1983) TV Mini-Series poster and book cover compared.

My Cousin Rachel

Brian Farnham, 1983

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My Cousin Rachel
Daphne du Maurier, 1951

My Cousin Rachel is a TV mini-series directed by Brian Farnham in 1983 and based on the book of the same name by Daphne du Maurier, first published in 1951. The TV series features Geraldine Chaplin, Christopher Guard, Jamie Cresswell, Charles Kay, Amanda Kirby, Bert Parnaby, and others.

What users say

“The TV series is better than the book”

But the book is worth reading.

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RATING

6.6

/ 10

TV Mini-Series Poster: My Cousin Rachel (Brian Farnham, 1983)

7.9

/ 10

Book Cover: My Cousin Rachel (Daphne du Maurier, 1951)

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AUDIOBOOK

Audiobook cover of My Cousin Rachel, the 1951 book by Daphne du Maurier.

My Cousin Rachel

Read by: Jonathan Pryce

Storyline

Philip Ashley’s cousin and guardian Ambrose has mysteriously died in Italy. Philip distrusts the diagnosis of a brain tumor due to letters from Ambrose describing suspicions that Rachel and her attorney Rainalidi are trying to poison him. When Rachel arrives in Cornwall, Philip becomes enamored with her despite his misgivings.

Movie vs Book

Poster of My Cousin Rachel, the 1983 TV series by Brian Farnham

Year

1983

Minutes

55

Movie Rate

6.60

Source: IMDb

TV Mini-Series

My Cousin Rachel

Country: UK

Year: 1983

Length: 55m / 4 episodes

Cover of My Cousin Rachel, the 1951 book by Daphne du Maurier

Year

1951

Pages

352

Book Rate

7.94

S: Goodreads

Book

My Cousin Rachel

Country: UK

First published in: 1951

Length: 352 pages

Genre: Fiction

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Other screen adaptations of the book

Movie poster
My Cousin Rachel (1952)
Movie by Henry Koster
Movie poster
My Cousin Rachel (2017)
Movie by Roger Michell

User polls & recommendations

Which is better?

Poster of My Cousin Rachel, the 1983 TV series by Brian Farnham

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Cover of My Cousin Rachel, the 1951 book by Daphne du Maurier

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TV series

IS IT WORTH WATCHING?

Poster of My Cousin Rachel, the 1983 TV series by Brian Farnham

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Yes

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30% No

7 votes

3 votes

book

IS IT WORTH READING?

Cover of My Cousin Rachel, the 1951 book by Daphne du Maurier

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42% No

7 votes

5 votes

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