In Part 2, Mountbatten (Nicol Williamson) persuades the Hindu, Muslim and Sikh leaders to agree to his plan---and secures the birth of India. Edwina: Janet Suzman. Nehru: Ian Richardson. Gandhi: Sam Dastor. Ismay: Nigel Davenport. Jinnah: Vladek Sheybal.
Nicol Williamson is Mountbatten in this three-part series about the man chosen to oversee the last days of the British raj. In Part 1, Mountbatten learns that he is responsible for fulfilling the Labour government pledge to transfer power, and has his first meeting with Gandhi (Sam Dastor). Jinnah: Vladek Sheybal. Edwina: Janet Suzman. Nehru: Ian Richardson.