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Duration: 1 hour, 35 minutes

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

Drama. Jimmy Porter is an intelligent but frustrated young man, with a chip on his shoulder about his social status compared with that of his impassive upper-class wife Alison. Show more

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Jimmy Porter:
Richard Burton
Helena Charles:
Claire Bloom
Alison Porter:
Mary Ure
Ma Tanner:
Edith Evans
Cliff Lewis:
Gary Raymond
Colonel Redfern:
Glen Byam Shaw

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Duration: 1 hour, 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Drama starring Edith Evans and Eric Portman. A lonely old woman believes that her house is inhabited by mischievous creatures who play tricks on her.

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Mrs Maggie Ross:
Edith Evans
Director:
Bryan Forbes
Archie Ross:
Eric Portman
The Girl Upstairs:
Nanette Newman

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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: 2 hours, 25 minutes

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

Gabrielle van der Mal enters a nunnery as a nursing postulant, but she is frequently at odds with her superiors as she can't help putting care for the patients above her obedience to the order. Show more

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Sister Luke:
Audrey Hepburn
Dr. Fortunati:
Peter Finch
Reverend Mother Emmanuel:
Edith Evans
Mother Mathilde:
Peggy Ashcroft
Dr. Van Der Mal:
Dean Jagger
Sister Margharita:
Mildred Dunnock
Mother Christophe:
Beatrice Straight
Sister William:
Patricia Collinge
Sister Eleanor:
Rosalie Crutchley
Mother Marcella:
Ruth White
Archangel Gabriel:
Colleen Dewhurst
Producer:
Henry Blanke

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Duration: 1 hour, 48 minutes

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

Musical adaptation of Dickens's classic story, A Christmas Carol. It's Christmas Eve, but the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge dismisses the festivities around him. Show more

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Director:
Ronald Neame
Ebenezer Scrooge:
Albert Finney
Jacob Marley's Ghost:
Sir Alec Guinness
Ghost of Christmas Past:
Edith Evans
Ghost of Christmas Present:
Kenneth More