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Duration: 1 hour, 55 minutes

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

Romantic comedy about an American showgirl (Marilyn Monroe) living in London, who is romanced by a visiting prince (Laurence Olivier). Show more

Contributors

Prince Charles/The Regent:
Laurence Olivier
Elsie Marina:
Marilyn Monroe
The Queen Dowager:
Sybil Thorndike
Northbrook:
Richard Wattis
King Nicolas:
Jeremy Spenser
Major Domo:
Paul Hardwick
The Ambassador:
Aubrey Dexter
Lady Sunningdale:
Maxine Audley
Valet with Violin:
Andreas Malandrinos
Maisie Springfield:
Jean Kent
The Foreign Office:
David Horne

Duration: 1 hour, 19 minutes

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

Classic comedy set in London during the Blitz. A girls' school is evacuated to the country, but due to a bureaucratic error they find themselves billeted with a boys' school. Show more

Contributors

Wetherby Pond:
Alastair Sim
Miss Whitchurch:
Margaret Rutherford
Victor Hyde-Brown:
Guy Middleton
Miss Gossage:
Joyce Grenfell
Rainbow:
Edward Rigby
Arnold Billings:
Richard Wattis
Miss Jezzard:
Muriel Aked
Director:
Frank Launder

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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, 40 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Espionage thriller based on the true story of an intelligence officer who plans an elaborate hoax to fool the Nazis into thinking the Allies are about to invade Greece, not Sicily. Show more

Contributors

Lieutenant Commander Ewen Montagu:
Clifton Webb
Lucy Sherwood:
Gloria Grahame
Lieutenant George Acres:
Robert Flemyng
Patrick O'Reilly:
Stephen Boyd
Sir Bernard Spilsbury:
Andre Morell
Admiral Cross:
Laurence Naismith
General Nye:
Geoffrey Keen
General Coburn:
Michael Hordern
The Father:
Moultrie Kelsall
Taxi Driver:
Cyril Cusack
Landlady:
Joan Hickson
Club Porter:
Miles Malleson
Shop Assistant:
Richard Wattis
Director:
Ronald Neame
Producer:
Andre Hakim

Duration: 1 hour, 26 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Hammer horror starring Peter Cushing. An American adventurer and a British scientist lead an expedition high into the Himalayas in search of the legendary yeti. Show more

Contributors

Tom Friend:
Forrest Tucker
Dr John Rollason:
Peter Cushing
Helen Rollason:
Maureen Connell
Peter Fox:
Richard Wattis
Ed Shelley:
Robert Brown
Andrew McNee:
Michael Brill
Majordomo:
Anthony Chin
Director:
Val Guest
Production Company:
Hammer Films
Producer:
Aubrey Baring