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Duration: 1 hour, 20 minutes

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

Classic Ealing comedy. His imagination fired by adventure stories, young Joe believes he has stumbled on a criminal conspiracy, but the police will not listen. Show more

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Duration: 1 hour, 48 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales HD

Comedy in which a con artist uses her charms to steal jewels from her gangster boyfriend, taking advantage of his henchman and a lawyer to realise her plan. Show more

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Archie Leach:
John Cleese
Wanda Gershwitz:
Jamie Lee Curtis
Ken Pile:
Michael Palin
George Thomason:
Tom Georgeson
Mrs Coady:
Patricia Hayes
Customer in Jeweller's:
Mark Elwes
Manager of Jeweller's:
Neville Phillips
Inspector Marvin:
Peter Jonfield
Bartlett:
Ken Campbell
Warder:
Al Ashton
Locksmith:
Roger Hume
Mr Johnson:
Jeremy Child
Clerk of Court:
David Simeon
Hutchison:
Stephen Fry
Composer:
John Du Prez

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Duration: 1 hour, 20 minutes

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

Classic British comedy starring Peter Sellers. A tweed manufacturer's elderly accountant devises a plan to save the company from an American takeover bid. Show more

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Mr Martin:
Peter Sellers
Robert MacPherson:
Robert Morley
Andrew Darling:
Jameson Clark

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Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One EastLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

1975 sci-fi classic. The crew of the lightship Altares are on a mission to discover a new home for mankind but lose control of the craft after it is damaged by a meteor shower. Show more

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Dr Tom Bowen:
Brian Blessed
Capt Harry Masters:
Nick Tate
Anna Bowen:
Joanna Dunham
David Bowen:
Martin Lev
Jane Masters:
Katharine Levy
TV Announcer:
Ed Bishop
Jim Forbes:
Don Fellows

Duration: 1 hour, 20 minutes

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

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Ealing comedy about a group of villagers who battle to preserve the local railway line by running it themselves, until they are sabotaged in a midnight raid by a rival bus company. Show more

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Walter Valentine:
Stanley Holloway
Vicar Sam Weech:
George Relph
George Blakeworth:
Naunton Wayne
Squire Gordon Chesterford:
John Gregson
Harry Hawkins:
Sidney James
Vernon Crump:
Jack McGowran
Writer:
TEB Clarke

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Duration: 1 hour, 18 minutes

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

One of the most famous of the 1950s Ealing comedies. An unassuming bank clerk, in charge of gold bullion deliveries for almost 20 years, hatches a plot to steal a consignment. Show more

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