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Duration: 2 hours, 9 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Wales (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

An engrossing spectacle in which Alexander of Greece leads his troops forth, conquering all of the known world. Show more

Contributors

Alexander:
Richard Burton
Philip of Macedonia:
Fredric March
Barsine:
Claire Bloom
Aristotle:
Barry Jones
Demosthenes:
Michael Hordern
Director:
Robert Rossen

Duration: 1 hour, 27 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Quirky horror film. A retired army major comes to the aid of a young woman when her fiance falls under the spell of a group of devil worshippers. Show more

Contributors

Maj Longbow:
Patrick Macnee
Dr Goodrich:
Peter Cushing
Richard Fountain:
Patrick Mower
Bob Kirby:
Johnny Sekka

Duration: 1 hour, 38 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Intrigued by a mysterious traveller who offers to reveal their futures, five men in a train compartment hear tales of the supernatural. With Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee. Show more

Contributors

Dr Schreck:
Peter Cushing
Franklyn Marsh:
Christopher Lee
Bob Carroll:
Donald Sutherland
Eric Landor:
Michael Gough

Duration: 1 hour, 20 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Low-budget gothic shocker in which a 19th-century entomologist's daughter changes into a giant moth which needs human blood to survive. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 25 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Classic Hammer horror. Frieda and Maria are identical twins staying with their uncle near Karnstein Castle where, legend has it, vampires dwell. One of them becomes vulnerable. Show more

Contributors

Gustav Weil:
Peter Cushing
Katie Weil:
Kathleen Byron
Dietrich:
Dennis Price
Producer:
Harry Fine

Duration: 1 hour, 40 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales (Analogue)

Adventure, based on the H Rider Haggard novel. Palestine 1918. An expedition sets out to find a lost city and the flame of eternal life which has been given to a powerful woman. Show more

The New Avengers

Series 1

Episode 1: The Eagle's Nest

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Classic British secret agent fantasy adventure series. Investigating the murder of agent Stannard, the team uncover a plot by Nazis to form a new Third Reich. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 20 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Atmospheric Hammer classic set in a German village where murder victims are found turned to stone. Could the ancient myth of the Gorgon be true? Starring Christopher Lee. Show more

Contributors

Dr Namaroff:
Peter Cushing
Prof Karl Meister:
Christopher Lee
Paul Heitz:
Richard Pasco
Carla Hoffman:
Barbara Shelley
Inspector Kanof:
Patrick Troughton
Prof Jules Heitz:
Michael Goodliffe

Duration: 1 hour, 18 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Classic horror from the Hammer Studio. Vampire hunter Van Helsing comes to Transylvania to investigate the fate of his friend, apparently the victim of the blood-sucking creature. Show more

Contributors

Dr Van Helsing:
Peter Cushing
Count Dracula:
Christopher Lee
Mina Holmwood:
Melissa Stribling
Lucy Holmwood:
Carol Marsh
Undertaker:
Miles Malleson
Jonathan Harker:
John Van Eyssen
Vampire Woman:
Valerie Gaunt
Producer:
Anthony Hinds

Duration: 1 hour, 25 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Classic Hammer horror. When a beautiful young teacher unwittingly frees the mysterious Baron Meinster, he turns the students of a school for girls into vampires. Show more

Contributors

Dr J Van Helsing:
Peter Cushing
Baroness Meinster:
Martita Hunt
Producer:
Anthony Hinds

Duration: 1 hour, 24 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Horror. In 1895, an archaeological team discovers the tomb of an Egyptian princess. The tomb is guarded by a mummy which will avenge all who desecrate the site. Show more

Contributors

John Banning:
Peter Cushing
The Mummy/Kharis:
Christopher Lee
Isobel/Ananka:
Yvonne Furneaux
Inspector Mulrooney:
Eddie Byrne
Stephen Banning:
Felix Aylmer
Joseph Whemple:
Raymond Huntley
Mehemet Bey:
George Pastell

Duration: 1 hour, 20 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Condemned to death for a series of murders, Baron Frankenstein tries to convince his captors that the crimes were those of a strange half-human creature he created in a laboratory. Show more

Contributors

Victor Frankenstein:
Peter Cushing
Elizabeth:
Hazel Court
Paul Krempe:
Robert Urquhart
The Creature:
Christopher Lee
Young Victor:
Melvyn Hayes

Duration: 1 hour, 26 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Hammer horror starring Peter Cushing. An American adventurer and a British scientist lead an expedition high into the Himalayas in search of the legendary yeti. Show more

Contributors

Tom Friend:
Forrest Tucker
Dr John Rollason:
Peter Cushing
Helen Rollason:
Maureen Connell
Peter Fox:
Richard Wattis
Ed Shelley:
Robert Brown
Andrew McNee:
Michael Brill
Majordomo:
Anthony Chin
Director:
Val Guest
Production Company:
Hammer Films
Producer:
Aubrey Baring

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

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