Programme Index

Discover 10,325,660 listings and 247,390 playable programmes from the BBC

Results 1 to 5 of 5 for your search filters
Filter by channel

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

Contributors

Genres

Formats

Duration: 1 hour, 57 minutes

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

As unrest in France builds toward bloody revolution, cynical Sydney Carton becomes involved with a young woman and a French aristocrat in a deadly chain of events.

Contributors

Sydney Carton:
Dirk Bogarde
Lucie Manette:
Dorothy Tutin
Jarvis Lorry:
Cecil Parker
Dr Manette:
Stephen Murray
Miss Pross:
Athene Seyler
Marquis St Evremonde:
Christopher Lee
John Barsad:
Donald Pleasance
Madame Defarge:
Rosalie Crutchley
Charles Darney:
Paul Guers
Ernest Defarge:
Duncan Lamont
Jerry Cruncher:
Alfie Bass
Director:
Ralph Thomas
Producer:
Betty E Box
Writer:
TEB Clarke

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

Contributors

Genres

Formats

Duration: 1 hour, 20 minutes

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

Available for 5 months

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

Contributors

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

Genres

Formats

Duration: 1 hour, 21 minutes

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

Available for 2 months

In 1949, a group of Londoners discover an old royal treaty suggesting that Pimlico is legally a part of Burgundy. They declare Pimlico's independence to avoid postwar rationing. Show more

Contributors

Arthur Pemberton:
Stanley Holloway
Shirley Pemberton:
Barbara Murray
Duke of Burgundy:
Paul Dupuis
Professor Hatton-Jones:
Margaret Rutherford
Bert Finch:
Charles Hawtrey
Writer:
TEB Clarke

Genres

Formats