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Duration: 1 hour, 32 minutes

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

Available for 4 months

British comedy about a born loser who enrols at the College of Lifemanship and turns his life around by learning how to charm and cheat his way to the top with little effort. Show more

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Henry Palfrey:
Ian Carmichael
Raymond Delauney:
Terry-Thomas
Mr S Potter:
Alastair Sim
April Smith:
Janette Scott
Dunstan:
Dennis Price
Producer:
Hal E Chester
Director:
Robert Hamer

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Duration: 1 hour, 45 minutes

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

The classic British black comedy about a rich cad who murders eight relatives - all played by Alec Guinness - to inherit a dukedom. Show more

Contributors

the D'Ascoyne family:
Sir Alec Guinness
Louis Mazzini:
Dennis Price
Edith D'Ascoyne:
Valerie Hobson
Sibella Holland:
Joan Greenwood
Mama Mazzini:
Audrey Fildes
The Hangman:
Miles Malleson
Lionel Holland:
John Penrose
The Prison Governor Colonel:
Clive Morton
Director:
Robert Hamer
Producer:
Michael Relph

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