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Duration: 2 hours, 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Four

Comedy in which an aspiring actress is transformed into a star. A stage manager hits the big time when she replaces the leading lady of a lavish musical. Show more

Contributors

Polly Browne:
Twiggy
Percy Parkhill:
Bryan Pringle
Alphonse:
Murray Melvin
De Thrill:
Vladek Sheybal
Director:
Ken Russell
Producer:
Ken Russell

The Pallisers

Episode 17

Duration: 52 minutes

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

Drama based on the novels by Anthony Trollope. Lizzie has left Emilius and is staying with the Bonteens.

Contributors

Glencora M'Clusckie:
Susan Hampshire
Plantagenet Palliser:
Philip Latham
Barrington Erle:
Moray Watson
Marie Goesler:
Barbara Murray
Violet Chiltern:
Mel Martin
Alice Vavasor:
Caroline Mortimer
Lord Chiltern:
John Hallam
Dolly Longstaffe:
Donald Pickering
Phineas Finn:
Donal McCann
Director:
Hugh David

Duration: 1 hour, 38 minutes

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

Slapstick comedy about a milkman for a small, independent dairy, who finds his livelihood threatened by a large conglomerate and decides to put up a fight. Starring Norman Wisdom.

Contributors

Norman Pitkin:
Norman Wisdom
Mr Grimsdale:
Edward Chapman
Mr Hunter:
Jerry Desmonde
Mrs Hoskin:
Paddie ONeil
Director:
Robert Asher
Producer:
Hugh Stewart

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Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em

Series 2

Episode 7: Jessica's First Christmas

Duration: 51 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Classic sitcom about one-man disaster area Frank Spencer. Frank and Betty are looking forward to Christmas, especially the church's Nativity play.

The Pallisers

Episode 7

Duration: 51 minutes

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

Drama based on the six political novels by Anthony Trollope. John Grey and Alice have married. Plantagenet waits to see if he will be offered the exchequer again.

Contributors

Dolly Longstaffe:
Donald Pickering
Glenorca M'Cluskie:
Susan Hampshire
Plantagenet Palliser:
Philip Latham
Phineas Finn:
Donal McCann
Duke of Bungay:
Roger Livesey
Collingwood:
Maurice Quick
Laura Standish:
Anna Massey
Robert Kennedy:
Derek Godfrey
Barrington Erle:
Moray Watson
Lawrence Fitzgibbon:
Neil Stacy
Director:
Hugh David

The Pallisers

Episode 8

Duration: 52 minutes

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

Plantagenet is now chancellor of the exchequer and Glencora busies herself as a political hostess. Phineas prepares for his first speech in the House of Commons.

Contributors

Glenorca M'Cluskie:
Susan Hampshire
Plantagenet Pallister:
Philip Latham
Lord Brentford:
Lockwood West
Barrington Ehle:
Moray Watson
Lawrence Fitzgibbon:
Neil Stacy
Madame Max Goesler:
Barbara Murray
Mr Mildmay:
Norman Shelley
Mrs Bunce:
Brenda Cowling
Violet Effingham:
Mel Martin
Director:
Hugh David

The Pallisers

Episode 11

Duration: 53 minutes

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

Drama based on the six political novels by Anthony Trollope. Phineas finds that his career as undersecretary of the colonies is in jeopardy. Show more

Contributors

Glenorca M'Cluskie:
Susan Hampshire
Duke of Ominum:
Roland Culver
Madame Max Goesler:
Barbara Murray
Violet Effingham:
Mel Martin
Lord Chiltern:
John Hallam
Plantagenet Pallister:
Philip Latham
Robert Kennedy:
Derek Godfrey
Phineas Finn:
Donal McCann
Laura Kennedy:
Anna Massey
Director:
Hugh David

The Pallisers

Episode 9

Duration: 52 minutes

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

Drama based on the six political novels by Anthony Trollope. Phineas, having saved Kennedy's life, is to stand for Lord Brentford's 'pocket borough'.

Contributors

Dolly Longstaffe:
Donald Pickering
Glenorca M'Cluskie:
Susan Hampshire
Plantagenet Palliser:
Philip Latham
Duke of Omnium:
Roland Culver
Lord Brentford:
Lockwood West
Barrington Erle:
Moray Watson
Lawrence Fitzgibbon:
Neil Stacy
Madame Max Goesler:
Barbara Murray
Mr Mildmay:
Norman Shelley
Mrs Bunce:
Brenda Cowling
Director:
Hugh David

The Pallisers

Episode 10

Duration: 52 minutes

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

The developing friendship between the Duke of Omnium and Madame Max has worried Glencora. Phineas has accepted a challenge from Chiltern over the courtship of Violet.

Contributors

Dolly Longstaffe:
Donald Pickering
Glenorca M'Cluskie:
Susan Hampshire
Plantagenet Palliser:
Philip Latham
Duke of Omnium:
Roland Culver
Lord Brentford:
Lockwood West
Barrington Erle:
Moray Watson
Lawrence Fitzgibbon:
Neil Stacy
Madame Max Goesler:
Barbara Murray
Mrs Bunce:
Brenda Cowling
Director:
Hugh David

The Pallisers

Episode 16

Duration: 52 minutes

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

Drama based on the novels by Anthony Trollope. Phineas's career suffers because of rumours about his relationship with the Kennedys. Show more

Contributors

Glencora M'Clusckie:
Susan Hampshire
Plantagenet Palliser:
Philip Latham
Barrington Erle:
Moray Watson
Marie Goesler:
Barbara Murray
Dolly Longstaffe:
Donald Pickering
Phineas Finn:
Donal McCann
Duke of St Bungay:
Roger Livesey
Collingwood:
Maurice Quick
Laura Kennedy:
Anna Massey
Director:
Hugh David

The Pallisers

Episode 18

Duration: 53 minutes

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

Drama based on the novels by Anthony Trollope. Bonteen is found murdered after an argument at the Beargarden and Phineas is arrested.

Contributors

Glencora M'Clusckie:
Susan Hampshire
Plantagenet Palliser:
Philip Latham
Lord Brentford:
Lockwood West
Barrington Erle:
Moray Watson
Marie Goesler:
Barbara Murray
Violet Chiltern:
Mel Martin
Lord Chiltern:
John Hallam
Phineas Finn:
Donal McCann
Duke of St Bungay:
Roger Livesey
Director:
Hugh David

The Pallisers

Episode 21

Duration: 52 minutes

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

Based on the six political novels by Anthony Trollope. The party at Gatherum is in full swing and Ferdinand Lopez has managed to secure an invitation. Show more

Contributors

Glenorca M'Cluskie:
Susan Hampshire
Barrington Erle:
Moray Watson
Marie Finn:
Barbara Murray
Plantagenet Palliser:
Philip Latham
Dolly Longstaffe:
Donald Pickering
Duke of St Bungay:
Roger Livesey
Ferdinand Lopez:
Stuart Wilson
Emily Lopez:
Sheila Ruskin
Abel Wharton:
Brewster Mason
Sir Orlando Drought:
Basil Dignam
Silverbridge:
Anthony Andrews
Frank Tregear:
Jeremy Irons
Director:
Hugh David

The Pallisers

Episode 20

Duration: 51 minutes

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

Based on the six political novels by Anthony Trollope. A political crisis faces the country and a coalition government is imminent.

Contributors

Glencora M'Cluskie:
Susan Hampshire
Plantaganet Palliser:
Philip Latham
Barrington Erle:
Moray Watson
Marie Finn:
Barbara Murray
Dolly Longstaffe:
Donald Pickering
Duke of St Bungay:
Roger Livesey
Collingwood:
Maurice Quick
Ferdinand Lopez:
Stuart Wilson
Abel Wharton:
Brewster Mason
Director:
Hugh David

The Pallisers

Episode 26

Duration: 52 minutes

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

The final episode in the long-running saga based on the Anthony Trollope novels. Glencora's two sons are summoned to her bedside after she collapses.

Contributors

Alice Vavasor:
Caroline Mortimer
Alice's Maid:
Lynn Smith
Mr Fothergill:
John Nettleton
Dolly Longstaffe:
Donald Pickering
Burgo Fitzgerald:
Barry Justice
George Vavasor:
Gary Watson
Marchioness of Auld Reckie:
Sonia Dresdel
Lady Dumbello:
Rachel Herbert
Countess of Midlothian:
Fabia Drake
Glenorca M'Cluskie:
Susan Hampshire
Plantagenet Pallister:
Philip Latham
Duke of Ominum:
Roland Culver
Lord Brentford:
Lockwood West
Barrington Erle:
Moray Watson
Lawrence Fitzgibbon:
Neil Stacy
Madame Max Goesler:
Barbara Murray
Mr Mildmay:
Norman Shelley
Mrs Bunce:
Freda Cowling
Violet Effingham:
Mel Martin
Mr Bunce:
Haydn Jones
Lord Chiltern:
John Hallam
Bunce's Crony:
John Scott Martin
Mr Clarkson:
Sydney Bromley
Plantaganet Palliser:
Philip Latham
Dolly Longstaffe:
Donald Pickering
Robert Kennedy:
Derek Godfrey
Phineas Finn:
Donal McCann
Duke of St Bungay:
Roger Livesey
Collingwood:
Maurice Quick
Laura Standish:
Anna Massey
Director:
Hugh David

The Pallisers

Episode 15

Duration: 52 minutes

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

Drama based on the six political novels by Anthony Trollope. Lizzie has resigned herself to the loss of the Eustace diamonds and married Rev Emilius. Show more

Contributors

Glenorca M'Cluskie:
Susan Hampshire
Plantagenet Pallister:
Philip Latham
Duke of Omnium:
Roland Culver
Lord Brentford:
Lockwood West
Barrington Erle:
Moray Watson
Madame Max Goesler:
Barbara Murray
Dolly Longstaffe:
Donald Pickering
Robert Kennedy:
Derek Godfrey
Collingwood:
Maurice Quick
Laura Standish:
Anna Massey
Mr Bonteen:
Peter Sallis
Phineas Finn:
Donal McCann
Rev Emilius:
Anthony Ainley
Quintus Slide:
Clifford Rose
Director:
Hugh David

The Pallisers

Episode 12

Duration: 51 minutes

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

Madame Max refuses the Duke of Omnium's proposal after Glencora's intervention. Phineas helps Laura flee from Kennedy at the garden party.

Contributors

Glenorca M'Cluskie:
Susan Hampshire
Plantagenet Pallister:
Philip Latham
Duke of Omnium:
Roland Culver
Barrington Ehle:
Moray Watson
Madame Max Goesler:
Barbara Murray
Robert Kennedy:
Derek Godfrey
Phineas Finn:
Donal McCann
Collingwood:
Maurice Quick
Laura Kennedy:
Anna Massey
Director:
Hugh David

The Pallisers

Episode 14

Duration: 52 minutes

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

Drama series based on the six political novels by Anthony Trollope. The Eustace diamonds have been stolen and Lizzie has told Lord George the truth.

Contributors

Glencora M'Clusckie:
Susan Hampshire
Plantagenet Palliser:
Philip Latham
Duke of Omnium:
Roland Culver
Barrington Erle:
Moray Watson
Madam Max Goesler:
Barbara Murray
Phineas Finn:
Donal McCann
Duke of St Bungay:
Roger Livesey
Collingwood:
Maurice Quick
Lizzie Eustace:
Sarah Badel
Rev Emilius:
Anthony Ainley
Director:
Ronald Wilson

The Pallisers

Episode 19

Duration: 52 minutes

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

Drama based on the novels by Anthony Trollope. Laura's husband has died and she has become a rich woman. Marie is in Prague investigating Emilius's background. Show more

Contributors

Glencora M'Cluskie:
Susan Hampshire
Plantaganet Palliser:
Philip Latham
Barrington Erle:
Moray Watson
Marie Finn:
Barbara Murray
Lord Chiltern:
John Hallam
Dolly Longstaffe:
Donald Pickering
Phineas Finn:
Donal McCann
Duke of St Bungay:
Roger Livesey
Collingwood:
Maurice Quick
Laura Kennedy:
Anna Massey
Violet Chiltern:
Mel Martin
Mr Chaffanbrass:
Peter Vaughan
Sir Gregory Grogram:
John Phillips
Lord Chief Justice:
Carleton Hobbs
Mr Gresham:
Robin Bailey
Mr Bonteen:
Peter Sallis
Rev Emilius:
Anthony Ainley
Gerard Maule:
Jeremy Clyde
Adelaide Palliser:
Jo Kendall
Peter Praska:
Brian Coburn
Clerk of the Court:
David Morrell
Photographer:
Jay Neill
Director:
Hugh David

Duration: 2 hours, 16 minutes

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

Orwellian fantasy. Sam Lowry (Jonathan Pryce) is happy in his job at the Ministry of Information. Frequent daydreams transport him from drab reality, until the worst occurs. Show more

Contributors

Sam Lowry:
Jonathan Pryce
Harry Tuttle:
Robert De Niro
Mrs Ida Lowry:
Katherine Helmond
Mr Kurtzmann:
Ian Holm
Jack Lint:
Michael Palin
Mr Warrenn:
Ian Richardson
Mr Helpmann:
Peter Vaughan
Jill Layton:
Kim Greist
Director:
Terry Gilliam
Dr Jaffe:
Jim Broadbent
Mrs Terrain:
Barbara Hicks
Technician:
Ray Cooper
Girl Buttle:
Prudence Oliver
Arrest Official:
Simon Jones
Charlie:
Nigel Planer
TV Commercial Presenter:
Terence Bayler
MOI Lobby Porter:
Gorden Kaye
Bespectacled Lurker:
Bill Wallis
Old Lady with Dog:
Ann Way
Black Maria Guard:
Don Henderson
Producer:
Arnon Milchan

First broadcast: on BBC One EastLatest broadcast: on BBC One East Midlands

Spooky comedy in which a radio star and his fiancee visit his psychiatrist uncle, unaware that he has planned a weekend of terror for them. Show more