Programme Index

Discover 10,050,376 listings and 230,478 playable programmes from the BBC

Independence Day

on BBC One London

Blockbuster sci-fi adventure, starring Will Smith , Bill Pullman and Jeff Goldblum. The Earth faces its greatest challenge when alien spaceships take up positions above major cities. While world leaders speculate on the intentions of the visitors, cable-TV boffin David Levinson discovers that a signal emanating from the alien vessels is in fact a sinister countdown and the future of the human race hangs in the balance. Concludes at 10.35pm. Review page 58.
Director Roland Emmerich (1996, 12) VIDEO Plus+ code for 8.30pm-l1.20pm (non-PDC)


Will Smith
Bill Pullman
Jeff Goldblum.
David Levinson
Roland Emmerich
Captain Steve Hiller:
Will Smith
President Thomas J Whitmore:
Bill Pullman
David Levinson:
Jeff Goldblum
Marilyn Whitmore:
Mary McDonnell
Julius Levinson:
Judd Hirsch
General Grey:
Robert Loggia
Russell Casse:
Randy Quaid
Constance Spano:
Margaret Colin
Albert Nimziki:
James Rebhorn
Marty Gilbert:
Harvey Fierstein
Major Mitchell:
Adam Baldwin
Dr Brakish Okun:
Brent Spiner
James Duval
Jasmine Dubrow:
Vivlca A Fox

BBC One London

About BBC One

BBC One is a TV channel that started broadcasting on the 20th April 1964. It replaced BBC Television.

Appears in

Suggest an Edit

We are trying to reflect the information printed in the Radio Times magazine.

  • Press the 'Suggest an Edit' button
  • Type in any changes to the title, synopsis or contributor information using the Radio Times Style Guide for reference.
  • Click the Submit Edits button.
    Your changes will be sent for verification and if accepted, will appear in due course More