Parade's End is a five-part BBC/HBO/VRT television miniseries, which premiered on BBC Two on 24 August 2012, and premiered on HBO on 26 February 2013. It is an adaptation of the tetralogy of novels of the same name by Ford Madox Ford. Its five episodes are directed by Susanna White and written by Tom Stoppard. The cast is led by Benedict Cumberbatch and Rebecca Hall as Christopher and Sylvia Tietjens, along with Adelaide Clemens, Rupert Everett, Miranda Richardson, Anne-Marie Duff, Roger Allam, Janet McTeer, Freddie Fox, Jack Huston, and Steven Robertson. The series was screened at the 39th Ghent Film Festival on 11 October 2012.