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Duration: 1 hour, 34 minutes

on BBC Two England

World War II drama based on a true story. The tanker San Demetrio struggles to deliver its cargo of aviation fuel to England during the Battle of the Atlantic.

Contributors

Chief Engineer Charles Pollard:
Walter Fitzgerald
Greaser John Boyle:
Mervyn Johns
Second Officer Hawkins:
Ralph Michael
Yank Preston:
Robert Beatty
Boatswain WE Fletcher:
Frederick Piper
Messboy John Jamieson:
Gordon Jackson
Pumpman Davies:
Herbert Cameron
Cadet Roy Housden:
Michael Allen
Third Engineer Willey:
Neville Mapp
Apprentice John Jones:
Barry Letts
Captain George Waite:
Arthur Young
Director:
Charles Frend

Duration: 1 hour, 34 minutes

on BBC Two England

World War II drama relating the Battle of Britain through the eyes of the operations room of a Kent fighter station during the summer of 1940. Show more

Contributors

Group Captain 'Tiger' Small:
Jack Hawkins
Squadron Leader Peter Moon:
Michael Denison
Nadine Clinton:
Dulcie Gray
Pilot Officer 'Septic' Baird:
John Gregson
Squadron Leader Barry Clinton:
Cyril Raymond
Flight Lieutenant 'Batchy' Salter:
Humphrey Lestocq
Squadron Leader Bill Ponsford:
Andrew Osborn
Betty Carfax:
Veronica Hurst
Group Controller:
Ronald Adam
Aunt Tabitha:
Amy Veness
Pimpernel Pilot:
Russell Hunter
Company Sergeant Major:
Geoffrey Keen

Fred Dibnah's Age of Steam

Episode 1: The Early Pioneers

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two England

Available for 5 months

Science history with Fred Dibnah. Fred visits Cornwall to look at the early history of the steam engine, first developed to pump water from mines. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

Obituary to much-respected statesman Sir Winston Churchill on the 50th anniversary of his death. With archive footage, stills and contributions from old friends and colleagues. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Richard Baker
Participant:
Alan Brooke
Participant:
Shane Leslie
Participant:
Harold Nicolson
Participant:
Emanuel Shinwell

Bowls: World Indoor Championships

2015

Men's Singles Semi-Finals

Duration: 2 hours

on BBC Two England

Rishi Persad presents live coverage from Potters Leisure Resort and the open singles semi-finals. Commentary comes from David Corkill. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Rishi Persad
Commentator:
David Corkill
Commentator:
John Price
Commentator:
Andy Thompson
Commentator:
Robert Paxton
Director:
Helen Kuttner
Executive Producer:
Jonathan Parry

Flog It!

Series 10 Reversions

Episode 4: Cheltenham

Duration: 51 minutes

on BBC Two England

Paul Martin and experts David Fletcher and Adam Partridge visit the Pittville Pump Room in Cheltenham, where Adam finds an item that is every auctioneer's dream. Show more

The Many Faces of...

Series 2

Episode 1: Ronnie Barker

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Two England

Available for 2 months

A portrait of Ronnie Barker, one of the country's favourite comedy stars. With contributions from Ben Elton, Michael Grade, David Renwick and Josephine Tewson. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Ben Elton
Participant:
Michael Grade
Participant:
David Renwick
Participant:
Josephine Tewson
Series Producer:
Charlie Stuart
Executive Producer:
Stephen Stewart
Production Company:
Green Inc Film and TV Ltd

Duration: 1 hour, 34 minutes

on BBC Two England

Oscar-winning comedy drama. A silent film star falls in love with a young dancer, but the advent of talking pictures changes their careers. Show more

Contributors

George Valentin:
Jean Dujardin
Peppy Miller:
Berenice Bejo
Al Zimmer:
John Goodman
Constance:
Missi Pyle
Peppy's Maid:
Beth Grant
Peppy's Butler:
Ed Lauter
Policeman Fire:
Joel Murray

Genres

Formats

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

Rishi Persad presents highlights from Potters Leisure Resort and the open singles semi-finals. Commentary comes from David Corkill. Show more

Duration: 2 hours, 20 minutes

on BBC Two England

Tense political thriller set during the Cuban missile crisis in October 1962, when America discovered that the Soviet Union was building secret missile bases. With Kevin Costner. Show more

Contributors

Kenny O'Donnell:
Kevin Costner
President John F Kennedy:
Bruce Greenwood
Robert F Kennedy:
Steven Culp
Robert McNamara:
Dylan Baker
Adlai Stevenson:
Michael Fairman
Dean Rusk:
Henry Strozier
McGeorge Bundy:
Frank Wood
Producer:
Marc Abraham
Writer:
Ernest May
Helen O'Donnell:
Lucinda Jenney
Kathy O'Donnell:
Caitlin Wachs
Jacqueline Kennedy:
Stephanie Romanov
Kenny O'Donnell Jr.:
Jon Foster
Kevin O'Donnell:
Matthew Dunn
U-2 Pilot:
Shawn Driscoll
Mark O'Donnell:
Drake Cook

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