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A brand new promotional photo for BBC One’s upcoming War and Peace adaptation has been revealed. Adapted from Leo Tolstoy’s 1869 literary masterpiece by Mr Selfridge writer Andrew Davies, the six one-hour episodes will “bring the classic to life for a modern audience on a truly epic scale”. Directed by Tom Harper (Peaky Blinders), War...

A brand new promotional photo for BBC One’s upcoming War and Peace adaptation has been revealed. Adapted from Leo Tolstoy’s 1869 literary masterpiece by Mr Selfridge writer Andrew Davies, the six one-hour episodes will “bring the classic to life for a mod

Ballroom Scene in BBC adaptation of War and Peace Illuminated with Verbatim LED candle lamps

Ballroom Scene in BBC adaptation of War and Peace Illuminated with Verbatim LED candle lamps

Harry Cory Wright. James Norton & Jack Lowden as Andrei Bolkonsky & Nikolai Rostov in BBCs War & Peace

War and Peace Archives - Harry Cory Wright. James Norton & Jack Lowden as Andrei Bolkonsky & Nikolai Rostov in BBCs War & Peace

War and Peace Archives - Harry Cory Wright. James Norton & Lily James as Andrei Bolkonsky & Natasha Rostov. Behind the scenes in BBCs War & Peace

War and Peace James Norton & Lily James as Andrei Bolkonsky & Natasha Rostov. Behind the scenes in BBCs War & Peace

Sonya (Aisling Loftus) & ( Nikolai Rostov) Jack Lowden in War & Peace.

Mr Selfridge actress Aisling Loftus plays orphan Sonya Rostova in War & Peace 2016

Sexed-up War and Peace is a glorious TV take on Tolstoy we can all enjoy

Sexed-up War and Peace is a glorious TV take on Tolstoy we can all enjoy

BBC's adaptation of Tolstoy's War and Peace

War and Peace - 2016 - Lily James, James Norton, Paul Dano and Aneurin Barnard.

James Norton as Prince Andrei (Photo: BBC/Robert Viglasky) War and Peace, first-look review: 'breathtaking' - Telegraph

War and Peace, first-look review: 'breathtaking'