The Last Viceroy is a 1987 Masterpiece Theatre miniseries about the last
days of the British rule in India. This six-part series begins after
World War II, when Lord Louis Mountbatten (Nicol Williamson) has been
charged with overseeing the departure of British troops from India.
Mountbatten must help negotiate a peaceful solution with Nehru (Ian
Richardson), Gandhi (Sam Dastor), and other political players during
this important international moment. The series won an Emmy for Best