The Diary of Anne Frank TV Series Overview (2009)


The Diary of Anne Frank is a BBC adaptation, in association with France 2, of The Diary of a Young Girl originally written by Anne Frank and adapted for television by Deborah Moggach.


During World War II, a teenage Jewish girl named Anne Frank and her family are forced into hiding in the Nazi-occupied Netherlands.


  • Ellie Kendrick as Anne Frank.
  • Iain Glen as Otto Frank.
  • Tamsin Greig as Edith Frank.
  • Ron Cook as Hermann van Daan.
  • Lesley Sharp as Petronella van Daan.
  • Nicholas Farrell as Albert Dussel.
  • Kate Ashfield as Miep Gies.
  • Geoff Breton as Peter van Daan.
  • Felicity Jones as Margot Frank.
  • Hayley White as Hanneli Goslar (Uncredited).
  • Robert Morgan as S.S. Silberbabuer.


The Diary of Anne Frank began filming in October 2007 in the UK.


  • A DVD of the series was released on 12 January 2009.
  • It also aired on the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) Public television in the United States on 11 April 2010, as part of its Masterpiece series.
    • The American broadcast was cut from 150 minutes (5 x 30 minutes) to 100 and broadcast in one evening instead of over five evenings.

The Diary of Anne Frank Series

Production & Filming Details

  • Director(s): Jon Jones.
  • Producer(s): Elinor Day.
  • Writer(s): Deborah Moggach.
  • Music: Charlie Mole.
  • Cinematography:
  • Editor(s):
  • Production: Darlow Smithson Productions.
  • Distributor(s): BBC One (UK) and PBS (US).
  • Release Date: 05 January 2009 to 09 January 2009.
  • Running Time: 30 minutes.
  • Rating: Unknown.
  • Country: UK.
  • Language: English.

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