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Duration: 2 hours, 4 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Courtroom drama about four youths accused of murdering a nightwatchman. The defence tries to persuade the jury that the boys are guilty of a crime of passion and should not hang. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern IrelandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

The true story of the WWII bombing of the Ruhr dams in Germany, and the invention by Barnes Wallis of a dedicated bouncing bomb to enable them to do the job. With Richard Todd.

Contributors

Wing Commander Guy Gibson:
Richard Todd
Doctor BN Wallis:
Michael Redgrave
Group Captain JNH Whitworth:
Derek Farr
Mrs Wallis:
Ursula Jeans
Committee Member:
Frederick Leister
Committee Member:
Laidman Browne

Duration: 1 hour, 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Hitchcock thriller. Drama student Eve Gill (Jane Wyman) embarks on a mission to prove the innocence of a friend, whom she is secretly in love with, when he is accused of murder. Show more

Contributors

Jonathan Cooper:
Richard Todd
Eve Gill:
Jane Wyman
Charlotte Inwood:
Marlene Dietrich
Commodore Gill:
Alastair Sim
Det Insp Wilfred 'Ordinary' Smith:
Michael Wilding
Nellie Goode:
Kay Walsh
Mr Fortesque:
Miles Malleson
Lovely Ducks:
Joyce Grenfell
Inspector Byard:
Andre Morell

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Duration: 1 hour, 50 minutes

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

The story of 15th-century French heroine Joan of Arc, who led an army to drive the English occupying forces out of France. Based on George Bernard Shaw's play. Show more

Contributors

Charles the Dauphin:
Richard Widmark
Dunois, Bastard of Orleans:
Richard Todd
The Earl of Warwick:
John Gielgud
The Inquisitor:
Felix Aylmer
John de Stognumber:
Harry Andrews
De Courcelles:
Barry Jones
The Archbishop of Rheims:
Finlay Currie
The Master Executioner:
Bernard Miles

Duration: 1 hour, 41 minutes

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

Psychological drama about a British patrol in the Burmese jungle who fall out among themselves when they capture a Japanese soldier. Show more

Contributors

Sgt 'Mitch' Mitchem:
Richard Todd
Pvt 'Bammo' Bamforth:
Laurence Harvey
Cpl Johnstone:
Richard Harris
Pvt Sammy Whitaker:
David McCallum
LCpl 'Mac' Macleish:
Ronald Fraser
Pvt 'Smudger' Smith:
John Meillon
Pvt Evans:
John Rees
Tojo Tojo:
Kenji Takaki
Director:
Leslie Norman

Murder, She Wrote

Series 6

Episode 1: Appointment in Athens

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC One Yorks & Lincs

Murder mystery series. On a book tour, an old friend from MI6 gets Jessica to take a detour to Athens with him. Too late, she realises she's part of his cover. Show more

Contributors

Jessica Fletcher:
Angela Lansbury
Michael Haggerty:
Len Cariou
Harold Baines:
Ian Ogilvy
Alec Scofield:
Richard Todd