Programme Index

Discover 10,220,312 listings and 237,043 playable programmes from the BBC

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

Duration: 1 hour, 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Walter Mitty, an editor in a company publishing trashy novels, has an overprotective mother and an overbearing boss. He finds comfort in daydreams, from captaining a storm-tossed ship to masterminding surgical operations, but his life is suddenly turned upside down when a beautiful blonde seats herself next to him on his daily commute and tells him she is being followed. He is soon on the trail of a little black book. Show less

Contributors

Walter Mitty:
Danny Kaye
Rosalind van Hoorn:
Virginia Mayo
Dr Hollingshead:
Boris Karloff
Mrs. Mitty:
Fay Bainter
Gertrude Griswold:
Ann Rutherford
Bruce Pierce:
Thurston Hall
Tubby Wadsworth:
Gordon Jones
Mrs. Griswold:
Florence Bates
Peter van Hoorn:
Konstantin Shayne
Hendrick:
Henry Corden
Mrs. Follinsbee:
Doris Lloyd
Anatole:
Fritz Feld

Genres

Formats

About this data

This data is drawn from the data stream that informs BBC's iPlayer and Sounds. The information shows what was scheduled to be broadcast, meaning it was/is subject to change and may not be accurate. More