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Duration: 2 hours, 6 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

Comedy. A wealthy newspaper proprietor puts up a £10,000 prize for the fastest flight from London to Paris. His wager attracts a weird and eccentric collection of competitors. Show more


Orvil Newton:
Stuart Whitman
Patricia Rawnsley:
Sarah Miles
Sir Percival Ware-Armitage:
Colonel Manfred Von Holstein:
Gert Frobe
Pierre Dubois:
Jean-Pierre Cassel
Lord Rawnsley:
Robert Morley
Eric Sykes
Fire Chief Perkins:
Benny Hill
Richard Mays:
James Fox
Count Emilio Ponticelli:
Alberto Sordi
Irina Demick
Mother Superior:
Flora Robson
Neanderthal Man/Birdman/Inventors/Pilot/Airline Passenger:
Red Skelton
Captain Rumpelstoss:
Karl Michael Vogler
George Gruber:
Sam Wanamaker
French Postman:
Eric Barker
Fred Emney
Assistant Fire Chief:
Norman Rossington
Graham Stark
Harry Popperwell:
Tony Hancock
Trawler Skipper:
Maurice Denham
Gordon Jackson
French Painter:
John Le Mesurier
Lieutenant Parsons:
Jeremy Lloyd
Countess Sophia Ponticelli:
Zena Marshall
Airline Hostess:
Millicent Martin
Italian Mayor:
Eric Pohlman
Tremayne Gascoyne:
William Rushton
Jimmy Thompson
Ken Annakin

Duration: 1 hour, 39 minutes

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

Oscar-winning, emotionally charged drama about a group of nuns at a Himalayan outpost who try to maintain a school and a hospital against formidable odds. Show more


Sister Clodagh:
Deborah Kerr
Mr Dean:
David Farrar
Sister Ruth:
Kathleen Byron
Sister Philippa:
Flora Robson
'Young General' Dulip Rai:
Sabu undefined
Sister Honey:
Jenny Laird
Sister Briony:
Judith Furse
Angu Ayah:
May Hallatt
'Old General' Todo Rai:
Esmond Knight
Joseph Anthony:
Eddie Whaley Jr
Mother Dorothea:
Nancy Roberts
Ley On



Duration: 1 hour, 27 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Chiller about several murders in a quiet English village, and something eerie that lives in the cellar of a cottage belonging to two kind sisters. With Beryl Reid and Flora Robson. Show more


Ellie Ballantyne:
Beryl Reid
James Kelley
Joyce Ballantyne:
Flora Robson
Joanna Sutherland:
Tessa Wyatt
Corporal Alan Marlow:
John Hamill
Superintendent Paddick:
TP McKenna
Dr Spencer:
David Dodimead
Tony Tenser
Graham Harris

Duration: 30 minutes

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

A compilation of the best bits of Morecambe and Wise. Eric takes on the demanding role of Hamlet, and the boys re-enact a classic scene from Singin' in the Rain. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 20 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Wartime drama. A housewife copes with an embittered and alcoholic husband while she and the rest of her village prepare for a visit by Eleanor Roosevelt.


Mrs Ellis:
Flora Robson
Margaret Ellis:
Sheila Sim
John Ellis:
Eric Portman
Lady Mott:
Isabel Jeans
Bob Tyndale:
Walter Fitzgerald
Geoffrey Winthrop:
Philip Friend
Mrs Nora Mumford:
Marjorie Rhodes
Mrs Bridget Walsh:
Maire O'Neill
Pub customer:
Kathleen Harrison
Scottish officer in pub:
John Laurie
Lance Comfort

Duration: 1 hour, 41 minutes

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

Oscar-winning adaptation of Emily Bronte's story of the tragic love affair between the enigmatic Heathcliff and the headstrong daughter of his adoptive family. Show more


Laurence Olivier
Cathy Earnshaw:
Merle Oberon
Edgar Linton:
David Niven
Ellen Dean:
Flora Robson
Dr Kenneth:
Donald Crisp
Isabella Linton:
Geraldine Fitzgerald
Hindley Earnshaw:
Hugh Williams
Miles Mander
Judge Linton:
Cecil Kellaway
Ben Hecht
William Wyler