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Duration: 1 hour, 34 minutes

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

World War II drama relating the Battle of Britain through the eyes of the operations room of a Kent fighter station during the summer of 1940. Show more

Contributors

Group Captain 'Tiger' Small:
Jack Hawkins
Squadron Leader Peter Moon:
Michael Denison
Nadine Clinton:
Dulcie Gray
Pilot Officer 'Septic' Baird:
John Gregson
Squadron Leader Barry Clinton:
Cyril Raymond
Flight Lieutenant 'Batchy' Salter:
Humphrey Lestocq
Squadron Leader Bill Ponsford:
Andrew Osborn
Betty Carfax:
Veronica Hurst
Group Controller:
Ronald Adam
Aunt Tabitha:
Amy Veness
Pimpernel Pilot:
Russell Hunter
Company Sergeant Major:
Geoffrey Keen

Duration: 1 hour, 45 minutes

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

Available for 22 days

Film drama. Determined to lead the first expedition to reach the South Pole, naval officer Scott assembles a team to try to beat a Norwegian attempt. Show more

Contributors

Captain RF Scott:
John Mills
Director:
Charles Frend
Captain LEG Oates:
Derek Bond
Dr EA Wilson:
Harold Warrender
Petty Officer 'Taff' Evans:
James Robertson Justice
Lieutenant HR Bowers:
Reginald Beckwith
Kathleen Scott:
Diana Churchill
Oriana Wilson:
Anne Firth
Lieutenant EGR 'Teddy' Evans:
Kenneth More
Chief Stoker W Lashly:
Norman Williams
Petty Officer T Crean:
John Gregson
Surgeon Lieutenant EL Atkinson:
James Mc Kechnie
Apsley Cherry-Gerrard:
Barry Letts
Bernard Day:
Christopher Lee
Herbert Ponting:
Clive Morton
Questioner:
Noel Howlett
Caroline:
Dandy Nichols

Duration: 1 hour, 22 minutes

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

Available for 14 days

Classic Ealing comedy about the mayhem that ensues when a whisky-laden ship runs aground off the coast of the Outer Hebrides during the Second World War. Show more

Contributors

Captain Paul Waggett:
Basil Radford
Peggy Macroon:
Joan Greenwood
George Campbell:
Gordon Jackson
Mrs Waggett:
Catherine Lacey
Sergeant Odd:
Bruce Seton
Joseph Macroon:
Wylie Watson
Catriona Macroon:
Gabrielle Blunt
Mrs Campbell:
Jean Cadell
The Biffer:
Morland Graham
Sammy MacCodrum:
John Gregson

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Duration: 2 hours, 18 minutes

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

A German intelligence officer attempts to identify the man responsible for two brutal murders in Nazi-occupied Warsaw and Paris - the evidence points to one of three Nazi generals. Show more

Contributors

General Tanz:
Peter O'Toole
Major Grau:
Omar Sharif
Corporal Hartman:
Tom Courtenay
General Kahlenberge:
Donald Pleasence
Inspector Morand:
Philippe Noiret
General von Seidlitz-Gabler:
Charles Gray
Eleanor von Seidlitz-Gabler:
Coral Browne
Colonel Sandauer:
John Gregson
Field Marshal Rommel:
Christopher Plummer
Producer:
Sam Spiegel
Writer:
Paul Dehn

Duration: 1 hour, 20 minutes

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

Available for 4 months

Ealing comedy about a group of villagers who battle to preserve the local railway line by running it themselves, until they are sabotaged in a midnight raid by a rival bus company. Show more

Contributors

Walter Valentine:
Stanley Holloway
Vicar Sam Weech:
George Relph
George Blakeworth:
Naunton Wayne
Squire Gordon Chesterford:
John Gregson
Harry Hawkins:
Sidney James
Vernon Crump:
Jack McGowran
Writer:
TEB Clarke

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Duration: 1 hour, 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales (Analogue)

Drama. Determined to lead the first expedition to reach the South Pole, naval officer Scott assembles a team to try to beat a Norwegian attempt. Show more

Contributors

Captain Robert Falcon Scott:
John Mills
Captain LEG 'Titus' Oates:
Derek Bond
PO Edgar 'Taff' Evans:
James Robertson Justice
Dr EA Wilson:
Harold Warrender
Oriana Wilson:
Anne Firth
Kathleen Scott:
Diana Churchill
Lt EGR 'Teddy' Evans:
Kenneth More
Lt HR 'Birdie' Bowers:
Reginald Beckwith
Chief Stoker W Lashly:
Norman Williams
POT Crean:
John Gregson
Surgeon Lt EL Atkinson:
James McKechnie
Apsley Cherry-Gerrard:
Barry Letts
Producer:
Sidney Cole
Director:
Charles Frend

Duration: 1 hour, 18 minutes

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

One of the most famous of the 1950s Ealing comedies. An unassuming bank clerk, in charge of gold bullion deliveries for almost 20 years, hatches a plot to steal a consignment. Show more

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Duration: 1 hour, 54 minutes

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

Available for 7 days

Second World War naval adventure based on the true story of the pursuit of the seemingly unstoppable German battleship Graf Spee. Show more

Contributors

Captain Bell:
John Gregson
Commodore Harwood:
Anthony Quayle
Captain Hans Langsdorff:
Peter Finch
Captain Woodhouse:
Ian Hunter
Captain Parry:
Jack Gwillim
Captain Dove:
Bernard Lee
Mike Fowler:
Lionel Murton
Mr Millington Drake:
Anthony Bushell
Dr Guani:
Peter Illing
Captain McCall:
Michael Goodliffe
Lieutenant Commander Medley:
Patrick Macnee
Captain Stubbs:
Andrew Cruickshank