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Timothy Spall: Back at Sea

Episode 3: The Bit in the Middle

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 14 days

Timothy and Shane take their barge to three different countries, and visit son Rafe on the Isle of Man. In Belfast, he frequents one of his favourite pubs. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Timothy Spall
Participant:
Shane Spall
Producer:
Paul Crompton
Director:
Paul Crompton
Executive Producer:
Sam Anthony

Duration: 2 hours, 11 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Classic, darkly comic Hitchcock thriller in which an adman is pursued both by spies, who mistake him for a double agent, and by the police, who think he is an assassin. Show more

Contributors

Roger Thornhill:
Cary Grant
Eve Kendall:
Eva Marie Saint
Phillip Vandamm:
James Mason
The Professor:
Leo G Carroll
Clara Thornhill:
Jessie Royce Landis
Lester Townsend:
Philip Ober
Valerian:
Adam Williams
Victor Larrabee:
Edward Platt

Formats

Talking Pictures

Hitchcock's Leading Actors

Duration: 33 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 3 days

To this day, Alfred Hitchcock is looked on as one of cinema's best and most influential directors. But how did the stars of his films find working with the great man? Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Sylvia Syms
Series Producer:
Simon Goretzki
Producer:
Simon Catt
Interviewed Guest:
Kim Novak
Interviewed Guest:
Tippi Hedren
Interviewed Guest:
Joan Fontaine
Interviewed Guest:
Janet Leigh
Interviewed Guest:
Sean Connery

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for years

Documentary about the extraordinary friendship and collaboration between Winston Churchill and film producer Alexander Korda that helped to bring America into the Second World War. Show more

Contributors

Director:
John Fleet
Interviewed Guest:
Stephen Fry
Interviewed Guest:
Lady Williams
Interviewed Guest:
Charles Drazin
Interviewed Guest:
David Thomson
Interviewed Guest:
Jonathan Rose
Interviewed Guest:
David Lough
Interviewed Guest:
Greg Walker
Interviewed Guest:
Charles Barr

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 3 months

Film critic David Stratton looks at how Australian cinema celebrates the endurance of outsiders. His selections include Muriel's Wedding and The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert. Show more

Life Cinematic

Series 1

Sam Taylor-Johnson

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 11 days

Film-maker Sam Taylor-Johnson, director of Fifty Shades of Grey, Nowhere Boy and A Million Little Pieces, selects clips from the films that have had the greatest influence on both her and her career. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Edith Bowman
Interviewed Guest:
Sam Taylor-Johnson
Series Editor:
Sam Anthony
Series Producer:
Ian Sharpe
Executive Producer:
Jez Nelson

Timothy Spall: Back at Sea

Episode 3: The Bit in the Middle

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 14 days

Timothy and Shane take their barge to three different countries, and visit son Rafe on the Isle of Man. In Belfast, he frequents one of his favourite pubs. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Timothy Spall
Participant:
Shane Spall
Producer:
Paul Crompton
Director:
Paul Crompton
Executive Producer:
Sam Anthony

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for years

Documentary about the extraordinary friendship and collaboration between Winston Churchill and film producer Alexander Korda that helped to bring America into the Second World War. Show more

Contributors

Director:
John Fleet
Interviewed Guest:
Stephen Fry
Interviewed Guest:
Lady Williams
Interviewed Guest:
Charles Drazin
Interviewed Guest:
David Thomson
Interviewed Guest:
Jonathan Rose
Interviewed Guest:
David Lough
Interviewed Guest:
Greg Walker
Interviewed Guest:
Charles Barr

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