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Duration: 1 hour, 7 minutes

on BBC Two England

The first film adaptation of one of the Leslie Charteris 'Saint' novels, in which debonair troubleshooter Simon Templar (Louis Hayward) takes on crime in the Big Apple. Show more

Contributors

Simon Templar:
Louis Hayward
Fay Edwards:
Kay Sutton
Hutch Rellin:
Sig Rumann
Inspector Harry Fernack:
Jonathan Hale
William Valccross:
Frederick Burton
Hymie Fanro:
Paul Guilfoyle
Red Jenks:
Jack Carson
Director:
Ben Holmes

Formats

Duration: 1 hour, 4 minutes

on BBC Two England

Vintage mystery adventure. When a murder takes place in a nightclub on New Year's Eve, debonair sleuth the Saint goes into action to clear a young girl's name.

Contributors

Simon Templar:
George Sanders
Zipper Dyson:
Barry Fitzgerald
Val Travers:
Wendy Barrie
Inspector Fernack:
Jonathan Hale
Mr Cullis:
Jerome Cowan
Allan Breck:
Neil Hamilton
Chief Inspector Webster:
Robert Elliott
Pinky Budd:
Edward Gargan
Director:
John Farrow
Producer:
Robert Sisk
Writer:
John Twist

Great British Railway Journeys

Series 1

Episode 10: Edinburgh to Kirkcaldy

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two England

Travel documentary. Michael Portillo makes apple juice in the Clyde Valley orchards, scales the Forth Rail Bridge and relives childhood memories in Kirkcaldy. Show more

James Martin: Home Comforts

Series 1 - 30 Minute Versions

Episode 12: Prep Now, Eat Later

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

TV chef James Martin explores home cooking, demonstrating a menu of meals that can be prepared in advance, including a slow-cooked chicken chasseur. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 23 minutes

on BBC Two England

Available for 9 months

Classic Hitchcock mystery. A man is pursued by the police for a murder he did not commit and by an international spy ring for information he does not possess. Show more

Contributors

Richard Hannay:
Robert Donat
Miss Smith:
Lucie Mannheim
Professor Jordan:
Godfrey Tearle
Crofter's wife:
Peggy Ashcroft
Crofter:
John Laurie
Mrs Jordan:
Helen Haye
Sheriff Watson:
Frank Cellier
Commercial Traveller:
Gus McNaughton

Formats

Duration: 2 hours, 11 minutes

on BBC Two England

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

Flog It!

Series 9 Reversions

Episode 6: Oxford

Duration: 50 minutes

on BBC Two England

Paul Martin is joined by antiques experts Tracy Martin and Charlie Ross in Oxford. Tracy finds an arts and crafts candlestick, while Paul admires Oxford's old gargoyles. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Paul Martin
Participant:
Tracy Martin
Participant:
Charlie Ross
Series Producer:
Susie Staples
Director:
Rebecca Whyte

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

In this compilation of the best bits of Morecambe and Wise, Eric organises a birthday party for Ernie, and Dusty Springfield performs How Can I Be Sure. Show more

Stewart Lee's Comedy Vehicle

Series 3

Episode 5: London

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Stewart Lee's stand-up series continues, as he takes a look at the capital city, its mayor, its dogs and its oligarchs.

Contributors

Performer:
Stewart Lee
Interviewer:
Chris Morris
Participant:
Paul Putner
Director:
Tim Kirkby
Producer:
Richard Webb
Executive Producer:
Mark Freeland

Duration: 1 hour, 52 minutes

on BBC Two England

More than 20 years after leaving her native Russia behind to marry a wealthy man, a mother (Tilda Swinton) embarks on a passionate and dangerous affair with a young man. Show more

Contributors

Edoardo Recchi Junior:
Flavio Parenti
Elisabetta Recchi:
Alba Rohrwacher
Tancredi Recchi:
Pippo Delbono
Allegra Rori Recchi:
Marisa Berenson
Eva Ugolini:
Diane Fleri
Producer:
Tilda Swinton

BBC Two England

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