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Duration: 1 hour, 19 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Black comedy in which an ailing gameshow host looks back on his career for his biography, and recalls his clashes with a younger television personality. Show more

Contributors

JJ Curtis:
Peter O'Toole
Jonathan Stich:
Adrian Lester
Dave Turner:
Aidan Gillen
Timothy:
Ralph Brown
Dr Colworth:
Patrick Malahide
Writer:
John Hodge

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Duration: 2 hours, 18 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

A German intelligence officer attempts to identify the man responsible for two brutal murders in Nazi-occupied Warsaw and Paris - the evidence points to one of three Nazi generals. Show more

Contributors

General Tanz:
Peter O'Toole
Major Grau:
Omar Sharif
Corporal Hartman:
Tom Courtenay
General Kahlenberge:
Donald Pleasence
Inspector Morand:
Philippe Noiret
General von Seidlitz-Gabler:
Charles Gray
Eleanor von Seidlitz-Gabler:
Coral Browne
Colonel Sandauer:
John Gregson
Field Marshal Rommel:
Christopher Plummer
Producer:
Sam Spiegel
Writer:
Paul Dehn

Duration: 1 hour, 35 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Classic production of Dylan Thomas's poem about the everyday life of a Welsh fishing village, composed of affectionate, often comic vignettes of the villagers and their foibles. Show more

Contributors

Rosie Probert:
Elizabeth Taylor
Captain Cat:
Peter O'Toole
Myfanwy Price:
Glynis Johns
Mrs Ogmore-Pritchard:
Siân Phillips
Mog Edwards:
Victor Spinetti
Nogood Boyo:
David Jason

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Duration: 1 hour, 33 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Period comedy drama starring Peter O'Toole. In Edwardian England, a lonely son attempts to find common ground with his distant father through a surreal exploration of spiritualism. Show more

Contributors

Horatio Fisk:
Peter O'Toole
Young Fisk:
Jeremy Northam
Dean Spanley:
Sam Neill
Wrather:
Bryan Brown
Mrs Brimley:
Judy Parfitt
Swami Nala Prash:
Art Malik
Nawab of Ranjiput:
Ramon Tikaram
Harrington Fisk:
Xavier Horan
Shepherd:
Bruce Hopkins
Director:
Toa Fraser
Writer:
Alan Sharp

The Tudors

Series 2

Episode 5

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Imprisoned Sir Thomas More refuses to relent to the King's religious rulings, much to Henry's anger. A miscarriage gives Anne cause to fear she could also lose her crown. Show more

Contributors

Anne Boleyn:
Natalie Dormer
Sir Thomas More:
Jeremy Northam
Thomas Cromwell:
James Frain
Pope Paul III:
Peter O'Toole
Charles Brandon:
Henry Cavill
Thomas Boleyn:
Nick Dunning
Bishop Fisher:
Bosco Hogan
Richard Rich:
Rod Hallett
George Boleyn:
Padraic Delaney
Mary Boleyn:
Perdita Weeks
Margaret More:
Gemma Reeves
Thomas Cranmer:
Hans Matheson

The Tudors

Series 2

Episode 6

Duration: 50 minutes

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

Propaganda and paranoia are exploited as Henry's 'Reformation' hits home while Anne fears for her future.

Contributors

Anne Boleyn:
Natalie Dormer
Thomas Cromwell:
James Frain
Charles Brandon:
Henry Cavill
Pope Paul III:
Peter O'Toole
George Boleyn:
Padraic Delaney
William Bereton:
James Gilbert
Jane Parker:
Joanne King
Thomas Boleyn:
Nick Dunning
Archbishop Cranmer:
Hans Matheson
Mary Tudor:
Sarah Bolger
Ambassador Chapuys:
Anthony Brophy
Actor:
Sam Neill

The Tudors

Series 2

Episode 7

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Anne revives Henry's passion for her, but as one rival for his heart departs another appears. The sacking of religious institutions rewards the 'reformers'.

Contributors

Anne Boleyn:
Natalie Dormer
Thomas Cromwell:
James Frain
Thomas Boleyn:
Nick Dunning
Pope Paul III:
Peter O'Toole
Archbishop Cranmer:
Hans Matheson
Charles Brandon:
Henry Cavill
Thomas Wyatt:
Jamie Thomas King
Catherine of Aragon:
Maria Doyle Kennedy
George Boleyn:
Padraic Delaney
Ambassador Chapuys:
Anthony Brophy
Jane Seymour:
Anita Briem

The Tudors

Series 2

Episode 8

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Henry's foreign foes conspire against him as his power increases. But his own acts at court and on the jousting field endanger his family's future far more.

Contributors

Anne Boleyn:
Natalie Dormer
Thomas Cromwell:
James Frain
Charles Brandon:
Henry Cavill
Thomas Boleyn:
Nick Dunning
Pope Paul III:
Peter O'Toole
Jane Seymour:
Anita Briem
George Boleyn:
Padraic Delaney
Madge Sheldon:
Laura Jane Laughlin
Edward Seymour:
Max Brown
Sir Henry Norris:
Stephen Hogan
Thomas Wyatt:
Jamie Thomas King
Thomas Cranmer:
Hans Matheson
Ambassador Chapuys:
Anthony Brophy
Mark Smeaton:
David Alpay
John Seymour:
Stephen Brennan
William Bereton:
James Gilbert
Campeggio:
John Kavanagh
King Francis:
Emmanuel Leconte

The Tudors

Series 2

Episode 1

Duration: 1 hour

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

Historical drama. Henry VIII's clashes with the Catholic church worsen. The King seeks to placate an impatient Anne Boleyn. A poison plot is put in motion. Show more

Contributors

Anne Boleyn:
Natalie Dormer
Sir Thomas More:
Jeremy Northam
Charles Brandon:
Henry Cavill
Pope Paul III:
Peter O'Toole
Thomas Cranmer:
Hans Matheson
Thomas Boleyn:
Nick Dunning
Bishop Fisher:
Bosco Hogan
Thomas Cromwell:
James Frain
Thomas Wyatt:
Jamie Thomas King
Catherine of Aragon:
Maria Doyle Kennedy
Mark Smeaton:
David Alpay
Cardinal Campeggio:
John Kavanagh
Ambassador Chapuys:
Anthony Brophy
George Boleyn:
Padraic Delaney
Actor:
Sam Neill

The Tudors

Series 2

Episode 3

Duration: 50 minutes

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

With Anne Boleyn finally to be crowned his queen, Henry ignores the splits within his court and kingdom as he awaits the male heir she has promised him.

Contributors

Anne Boleyn:
Natalie Dormer
Thomas Cromwell:
James Frain
Charles Brandon:
Henry Cavill
Pope Paul III:
Peter O'Toole
Sir Thomas More:
Jeremy Northam
Thomas Cranmer:
Hans Matheson
Catherine of Aragon:
Maria Doyle Kennedy
Thomas Boleyn:
Nick Dunning
William Brereton:
James Gilbert
George Boleyn:
Padraic Delaney
Mark Smeaton:
David Alpay
Director:
Colm McCarthy
Bishop Fisher:
Bosco Hogan
Ambassador Chapuys:
Anthony Brophy
Actor:
Sam Neill

Duration: 1 hour, 57 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Prequel to the historical epic Zulu, showing the build-up to the British invasion of Zululand and the massacre of 1,500 British soldiers. Starring Burt Lancaster and Peter O'Toole. Show more

Contributors

Lt. Vereker:
Simon Ward
Lt Col Pulleine:
Denholm Elliott
Sgt Maj Williams:
Bob Hoskins
Norris Newman:
Ronald Lacey
QSM Bloomfield:
Peter Vaughan
Cetshwayo:
Simon Sabela
Producer:
Nate Kohn
Col. Durnford:
Burt Lancaster

Duration: 1 hour, 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Suspenseful thriller with Peter O'Toole and Ben Affleck. Two sisters return to their Colorado home town to find that the whole population has been wiped out by a mysterious force. Show more

Contributors

Dr Timothy Flyte:
Peter O'Toole
Dr Jennifer Pailey:
Joanna Going
Lisa Pailey:
Rose McGowan
Deputy Stuart 'Stu' Wargle:
Liev Schreiber
Sheriff Bryce Hammond:
Ben Affleck
Deputy Steve Shanning:
Nicky Katt
Gen Leland Copperfield:
Clifton Powell
Scientist Lockland:
Rick Otto
Scientist Yamaguchi:
Valerie Chow
Scientist Burke:
Adam Nelson
Scientist Talbot:
John Hammil
Scientist Shane:
John Scott Clough
Producer:
Steve A Lane
Producer:
Michael Leahy
Producer:
Joel Soisson
Director:
Joe Chappelle

Duration: 2 hours, 22 minutes

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

When Henry II appoints Thomas Becket as Archbishop of Canterbury, he hopes to lessen Church interference, but soon the friends come into conflict. Show more

Contributors

Thomas Becket:
Richard Burton
King Henry II:
Peter O'Toole
King Louis VII of France:
John Gielgud
Gilbert Folliot, Bishop of London:
Donald Wolfit
Empress Matilda:
Martita Hunt
Queen Eleanor:
Pamela Brown
Gwendolen:
Siân Phillips
Archbishop of Canterbury:
Felix Aylmer
Cardinal Zambelli:
Gino Cervi
Pope Alexander III:
Paolo Stoppa
Brother John:
David Weston

Duration: 1 hour, 31 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Adventure based on the Robert Louis Stevenson novel. In 18th-century Scotland, young David Balfour is kidnapped and cheated out of his inheritance at his scheming uncle's behest.

Contributors

Alan Breck Stewart:
Peter Finch
David Balfour:
James MacArthur
Robin Oig MacGregor:
Peter O'Toole
Captain Hoseason:
Bernard Lee
Uncle Ebenezer:
John Laurie
Cluny MacPherson:
Finlay Currie
Mr Rankeillor:
Miles Malleson
Mr Campbell:
Oliver Johnston
The Highlander:
Duncan Macrae