Prometheus: Life of Balzac, by Andre Maurois, was adapted for television by David Turner. It was transmitted in autumn 1975 on BBC2. The producer was Richard Beynon, with director, Joan Craft. Derek Hobday was lighting director, with Lennox Phillips as script editor, and Margaret Peacock, the designer. Joyce Hawkins was costume designer, and the photograph is made available by Joyce.
The photo shows Nicky Henson as Balzac, with Nanette Newman playing Countess Even Hanska.
The series would have been recorded in Studio A at Pebble Mill.