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Great British Railway Journeys

Series 13

Rye to Dungeness

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 13 days

Michael Portillo follows his 1930s Bradshaw’s guide to the unspoilt East Sussex port of Rye, where he learns about the loss of a generation of lifeboatmen in 1928 and explores a wartime pillbox. Show more

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 13 days

Series about Britain's first national trail. Paul Rose heads into Northumberland on the final stage of his journey and makes a remarkable discovery at the Roman dig at Vindolanda. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for years

A landmark in the history of cinema, telling the story of newspaper magnate Charles Foster Kane in a series of flashbacks. Starring Orson Welles. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Orson Welles
Charles Foster Kane:
Orson Welles
Kane (aged 8):
Buddy Swan
Kane III:
Sonny Bupp
Kane's father:
Harry Shannon
Jedediah Leland:
Joseph Cotten
Mr. Bernstein:
Everett Sloane
Mary Kane:
Agnes Moorehead
James W Gettys:
Ray Collins
Susan Alexander Kane:
Dorothy Comingore
Walter Parks Thatcher:
George Coulouris
Raymond:
Paul Stewart
Emily Norton:
Ruth Warrick
The Headwaiter:
Gus Schilling
Herbert Carter:
Erskine Sanford
Mr. Rawlston:
Philip Van Zandt
Jerry Thompson:
William Alland
Director of photography:
Gregg Toland

Genres

Formats

Duration: 1 hour, 25 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for years

Orson Welles's period drama telling the story of a wilful son of the proud Amberson family, who destroys his mother's hopes of marrying her first love - a recent widower. Show more

Contributors

Eugene Morgan:
Joseph Cotten
Isabel Amberson Minfaer:
Dolores Costello
George Amberson:
Tim Holt
Fanny Amberson:
Agnes Moorehead
Roger Bronson:
Erskine Sanford
Major Amberson:
Richard Bennett
Producer:
Orson Welles
Director:
Orson Welles

Talking Pictures

Orson Welles

Duration: 42 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 13 days

A retrospective look at television appearances made over the years by Orson Welles, capturing the milestones and highlights of his life and career. Show more

Great British Railway Journeys

Series 13

Rye to Dungeness

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 13 days

Michael Portillo follows his 1930s Bradshaw’s guide to the unspoilt East Sussex port of Rye, where he learns about the loss of a generation of lifeboatmen in 1928 and explores a wartime pillbox. Show more

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 13 days

Series about Britain's first national trail. Paul Rose heads into Northumberland on the final stage of his journey and makes a remarkable discovery at the Roman dig at Vindolanda. Show more

BBC Four

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