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Duration: 1 hour, 37 minutes

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

Dramatisation of the legendary breakout by World War II Allied POWs from the Germans' supposedly escape-proof fortress. Show more

Duration: 2 hours, 3 minutes

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

Action-packed seafaring romp in which a cunning Viking adventurer and an ambitious Moorish ruler become rivals in search of a giant legendary bell made of solid gold. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 35 minutes

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

Ghost story about two young children asked by ghost children to solve an ancient mystery, requiring them to travel back in time. Show more

Contributors

Mrs Wickens:
Diana Dors
Uncle Bertie:
James Villiers
Lucy Allen:
Lynne Frederick
Jamie Allen:
Garry Miller
Mrs Allen:
Dorothy Alison
Georgie Latimer:
Marc Granger
Mr Claverton:
Erik Chitty
Mr Clutterbug:
Graham Crowden

Duration: 1 hour, 23 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Vintage British comedy starring Peter Sellers. Three criminals break out of prison to carry out a daring jewel robbery and then return to jail to establish the perfect alibi. Show more

Contributors

Dodger Lane:
Peter Sellers
Soapy Stevens:
Wilfrid Hyde-White
Cheif PA Crout:
Lionel Jeffries
Lennie Price:
Bernard Cribbins
Jelly Knight:
David Lodge
Mrs Price:
Irene Handl
The Governor:
Maurice Denham
Director:
Robert Day

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Duration: 1 hour, 3 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

B movie drama in which a journalist investigates the story of a local haunted castle and uncovers a gang of foreign saboteurs.

Contributors

Robert Plack:
Leslie Dwyer
Martin Brenner:
Lionel Jeffries
George Amble:
Kenneth Connor
Producer:
AR Rawlinson

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Duration: 1 hour, 32 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

This charming adaptation of Charles Kingsley's classic fantasy tells the tale of an orphan chimney sweep who finds undersea adventure in his search for the mysterious water babies. Show more

Contributors

Mrs Doasyouwouldbedoneby:
Billie Whitelaw
Lady Harriet:
Joan Greenwood
Sladd:
Paul Luty
Terence the Sea Horse:
Lance Percival
Cyril the Walrus:
David Jason
Producer:
Peter Shaw

Duration: 2 hours, 48 minutes

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

Musical based on the legend of King Arthur. The peaceful and chivalrous order of Camelot is threatened when the dashing Lancelot has an affair with King Arthur's wife, Guinevere. Show more

Contributors

King Arthur:
Richard Harris
Lancelot Du Lac:
Franco Nero
King Pellinore:
Lionel Jeffries
Lady Clarinda:
Estelle Winwood
Sir Lionel:
Gary Marshal
Author:
TH White
Director:
Joshua Logan
Producer:
Jack L Warner
Producer:
Joel Freeman

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Duration: 1 hour, 57 minutes

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

Biopic of the artist Vincent van Gogh. Driven by intense passions, van Gogh finds himself too often at odds with the world around him as he struggles to make his mark. Show more

Contributors

Vincent van Gogh:
Kirk Douglas
Paul Gauguin:
Anthony Quinn
Theo van Gogh:
James Donald
Christine:
Pamela Brown
Dr Gachet:
Everett Sloane
Anton Mauve:
Noel Purcell
Theodorus van Gogh:
Henry Daniell
Anna Cornelia van Gogh:
Madge Kennedy
Willemien:
Jill Bennett
Dr Peyron:
Lionel Jeffries
Producer:
John Houseman

Duration: 1 hour, 54 minutes

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

Sci-fi comedy directed by Don Sharp, about an American showman (Burl Ives) who forms an alliance with two crooked English businessmen in a bid to send a man to the moon. Show more

Contributors

Phineas T Barnum:
Burl Ives
Gaylord Sullivan:
Troy Donahue
Sir Charles Dillworthy:
Lionel Jeffries
Sir Harry Washington-Smythe:
Terry-Thomas
Professor Siegfried von Bullow:
Gert Frobe
The Duke of Barset:
Dennis Price
Madelaine:
Daliah Lavi
Bertram Grundle:
Graham Stark
Warrant Officer:
Stratford Johns
Lady Electra:
Judy Cornwell
General Tom Thumb:
Jimmy Clitheroe
Anna Lindstrom:
Renate von Holt
Director:
Don Sharp

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Duration: 1 hour, 49 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland HD

Available for 5 months

Classic period drama about three children whose lives change dramatically after they move from a comfortable townhouse to a small Yorkshire cottage near a railway line. Show more

Contributors

Roberta 'Bobbie' Waterbury:
Jenny Agutter
Albert Perks:
Bernard Cribbins
Phyllis Waterbury:
Sally Thomsett
Mrs Waterbury:
Dinah Sheridan
Old Gentleman:
William Mervyn
Charles Waterbury:
Iain Cuthbertson
Peter Waterbury:
Gary Warren
Aunt Emma:
Beatrix Mackey
Mrs Perks:
Deddie Davies
Bandmaster:
David Lodge
Producer:
Robert Lynn

Duration: 1 hour, 18 minutes

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

Sci-fi classic. The sole survivor of a crashed British rocket is revealed to pose a deadly alien threat. When all else fails, scientist Professor Quatermass is mankind's last hope. Show more

Contributors

Professor Bernard Quatermass:
Brian Donlevy
Inspector Lomax:
Jack Warner
Judith Carroon:
Margia Dean
Dr Gordon Briscoe:
David King-Wood
BBC TV producer:
Gordon Jackson
Rosemary Rigly:
Thora Hird
Victor Carroon:
Richard Wordsworth
Christie:
Harold Lang
Police Sergeant:
Sam Kydd
Mrs Lomax:
Jane Aird
Producer:
Anthony Hinds
Director:
Val Guest
Writer:
Val Guest

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Series 4

Episode 3: Senior Citizen Caine

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Drama series about the shady dealings of two loveable rogues. Arthur's ambition to own a Rolls are jeopardised when Terry has to protect a widowed garage owner. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 23 minutes

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

Available for 2 months

Comedy. The St Trinian's girls find themselves under the protection of the army, and the sixth form take a fancy to winning a trip to Italy through means fair or foul. Show more

Contributors

Captain Romney Carlton-Ricketts:
Terry-Thomas
Director:
Frank Launder
Bridget:
Dilys Laye
Producer:
Frank Launder
Flash Harry:
George Cole
Virginia:
Sabrina
Superintendent:
Lloyd Lamble
Sgt. Gates:
Joyce Grenfell
Cynthia:
Jose Read
Miss Fritton :
Alastair Sim
Dame Maud Hackshaw:
Judith Furse
Police Sergeant:
Terry Scott

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Duration: 2 hours, 10 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Available for 15 days

A dramatic reconstruction of the World War II defeat at Dunkirk, told through the experiences of three characters. Show more

Contributors

Captain Binns:
John Mills
Charles Foreman:
Bernard Lee
Dave Bellman:
Meredith Edwards
Military Spokesman:
Anthony Nicholls
Frankie:
Sean Barrett
Colonel - Medical Officer:
Lionel Jeffries
Lieutenant Lumpkin:
Kenneth Cope
Sergeant on Parade Ground:
Patrick Allen
Director:
Leslie Norman