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Duration: 1 hour, 32 minutes

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

Classic comic drama based on Oscar Wilde's play about two bachelors who each pretend to be the dashing but wholly imaginary Ernest when courting two ladies. Show more

Contributors

Mr Jack Worthing:
Michael Redgrave
Mr Algernon Moncrieff:
Michael Denison
Miss Gwendolen Fairfax:
Joan Greenwood
Lady Bracknell:
Edith Evans
Miss Cecily Cardew:
Dorothy Tutin
Rev Doctor Chasuble:
Miles Malleson
Merriman:
Aubrey Mather
Coach Driver:
Ivor Barnard
Producer:
Teddy Baird

Duration: 1 hour, 32 minutes

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

Based on Charlotte Bronte's classic novel about an orphan girl who grows up to become a governess in a gloomy manor in Yorkshire, where she falls in love with Mr Rochester. Show more

Contributors

Edward Rochester:
Orson Welles
Jane Eyre:
Joan Fontaine
Adele Varens:
Margaret O'Brien
Brockelhurst:
Henry Daniell
Jane Eyre as a Child:
Peggy Ann Garner
Dr Rivers:
John Sutton
Colonel Dent:
Aubrey Mather
Helen Burns:
Elizabeth Taylor