War and Peace

BBC Adapting 'War and Peace' To Series, Minus the Boring Stuff

by Kevin Fitzpatrick February 18, 2013 @ 4:18 PM
Anyone with an inkling of the literary world likely knows Leo Tolstoy's 'War and Peace' to be one of the greatest pieces of literature ever written, despite the curses of high schoolers everywhere actually forced to read it. Thankfully, when the BBC begins airing its six-part adaptation of the classic 1869 novel in 2015, viewers won't have to deal with any of that pesky, boring "philosophy." Find out the big changes to the BBC's adaptation of 'War and Peace' inside!