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Britain on Film

Series 1

Episode 1: A Woman's Place

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Using the Rank Organisation's Look at Life series of documentaries, a look at the radical shifts in the position of women in British society during the 1960s. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 54 minutes

on BBC Four

The true story of English war widow Violette Szabo, who was awarded the George Cross for her work as a secret agent in occupied France in the Second World War. Show more


Violette Szabo:
Virginia McKenna
Tony Fraser:
Paul Scofield
Mr Bushell:
Jack L Warner
Mrs Bushell:
Denise Grey
Etienne Szabo:
Alain Saury
Lillian Rolfe:
Anne Leon
Vera Atkins:
Avice Landon
Denise Bloch:
Nicole Stephane
Lewis Gilbert

Treasures of Ancient Rome

Episode 2: Pomp and Perversion

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

A look at the artistic legacy of Rome's mad, bad and dangerous emperors, including Claudius's pleasure palace and the cave where Tiberius held wild parties. Show more

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Four

Stephen Smith explores Britain's art nouveau heritage, from the controversial life of Aubrey Beardsley to the work of Mary Watts and the influence of Arthur Liberty. Show more

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