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Duration: 1 hour, 51 minutes

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

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In the time of legends, Perseus - mortal son of immortal Zeus - must face terrifying ordeals in his quest to win the heart and hand of fair Andromeda. Show more

Duration: 2 hours, 55 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Bold and moving epic depicting the Roman Catholic church at a time of great political tension. From his ordination in 1917, Stephen Fermoyle (Tom Tryon) rises to cardinal. Show more

Contributors

Stephen Fermoyle:
Tom Tryon
Celia Fermoyle:
Dorothy Gish
Din Fermoyle:
Cameron Prud'Homme
Cardinal Glennon:
John Huston
Mona/Regina Fermoyle:
Carol Lynley
Benny Rampell:
John Saxon
Frank Fermoyle:
Bill Hayes
Cardinal Quarenghi:
Raf Vallone
Father Ned Halley:
Burgess Meredith
Florrie Fermoyle:
Maggie McNamara
Monsignor Monaghan:
Cecil Kellaway
Annemarie:
Romy Schneider
Cornelius J Deegan:
Loring Smith

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Duration: 2 hours, 12 minutes

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

Tense drama of Washington politics based on Allen Drury's bestselling novel. The appointment of a new secretary of state sparks off a fierce battle for power. With Henry Fonda. Show more

Contributors

Robert Leffingwell:
Henry Fonda
Sen Seabright 'Seab' Cooley:
Charles Laughton
Sen Brigham Anderson:
Don Murray
Sen Bob Munson:
Walter Pidgeon
Sen Lafe Smith:
Peter Lawford
Sen Fred Van Ackerman:
George Grizzard
Dolly Harrison:
Gene Tierney
The President:
Franchot Tone
The Vice-President:
Lew Ayres
Herbert Gelman:
Burgess Meredith

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Duration: 1 hour, 48 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern IrelandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Wartime drama. Experienced Lieutenant Walker (Robert Mitchum) leads a unit of raw recruits from Tunisia to Italy during the Second World War. Show more

Contributors

Ernie Pyle:
Burgess Meredith
Lieutenant Walker:
Robert Mitchum
Sergeant Steve Warnicki:
Freddie Steele
Private Dondaro:
Wally Cassell
Private Mew:
William Murphy
Private Spencer:
Jimmy Lloyd
Private Robert 'Wingless' Murphy:
John R. Reilly
Writer:
Guy Endore

Duration: 2 hours, 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

World War II drama about the personal and professional lives of two US Navy officers after the bombing of Pearl Harbor. Show more

Duration: 2 hours, 8 minutes

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

Wild West adventure in which a motley crew of men and women set out in search of a canyon full of gold - pursued by Apaches and the cavalry. Starring Gregory Peck and Omar Sharif. Show more

Contributors

Mackenna:
Gregory Peck
Colorado:
Omar Sharif
Sgt Tibbs:
Telly Savalas
Inga Bergmann:
Camilla Sparv
Sanchez:
Keenan Wynn
Hesh-Ke:
Julie Newmar
Hachita:
Ted Cassidy
The Editor:
Lee J Cobb
The Preacher:
Raymond Massey
The Storekeeper:
Burgess Meredith
Older Englishman:
Anthony Quayle
Ben Baker:
Eli Wallach

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Duration: 1 hour, 24 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Musical comedy. Two music students repeatedly fail their exams so that they can stay in college. Show more

Contributors

Danny O'Neill:
Fred Astaire
Ellen Miller:
Paulette Goddard
Hank Taylor:
Burgess Meredith
Himself:
Artie Shaw
Mr Dunn:
Jimmy Conlin
Secretary:
Marjorie Kane
Receptionist:
Joan Barclay
Producer:
Boris Morros
Director:
HC Potter

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Duration: 1 hour, 31 minutes

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

Romantic comedy. In a Washington seething with politics and passion, Dolly Payne Madison (Ginger Rogers) occupies a central role.

Contributors

Dolly Payne:
Ginger Rogers
Senator Aaaron Burr:
David Niven
James Madison:
Burgess Meredith
John Todd:
Horace McNally
Mrs Payne:
Peggy Wood
Director:
Frank Borzage

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Batman

Series 1

Episode 21: The Penguin Goes Straight

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Vintage superhero adventures. The Caped Crusader and the Boy Wonder face some dastardly competition in the form of the Penguin Protection Agency.

Contributors

Batman/Bruce Wayne:
Adam West
Robin/Dick Grayson:
Burt Ward
The Penguin:
Burgess Meredith
Alfred Pennyworth:
Alan Napier
Commissioner Gordon:
Neil Hamilton
Chief O'Hara:
Stafford Repp

Batman

Series 1

Episode 22: Not Yet He Ain't

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Comic book capers. Penguin convinces Gotham City's leading citizens that Batman and Robin should be apprehended as criminals, leaving him free to plot a robbery. Show more

Contributors

Batman/Bruce Wayne:
Adam West
Robin/Dick Grayson:
Burt Ward
The Penguin:
Burgess Meredith
Commissioner Gordon:
Neil Hamilton
Chief O'Hara:
Stafford Repp

Batman

Series 1

Episode 4: The Penguin's a Jinx

Duration: 25 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Sixties fantasy series. The Penguin plans to kidnap beautiful actress Dawn Robbins. The situation becomes more complicated when Dawn falls in love with Batman. Show more

Contributors

Batman/Bruce Wayne:
Adam West
Robin/Dick Grayson:
Burt Ward
The Penguin:
Burgess Meredith
Alfred Pennyworth:
Alan Napier
Commissioner James W Gordon:
Neil Hamilton
Chief O' Hara:
Stafford Repp
Aunt Harriet Cooper:
Madge Blake
Dawn Robbins:
Leslie Parrish
Director:
Robert Butler

Duration: 1 hour, 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Star-studded disaster movie in which a volcano causes havoc on an idyllic holiday island in the South Pacific. Starring Paul Newman and Jacqueline Bisset. Show more

Contributors

Hank Anderson:
Paul Newman
Shelby Gilmore:
William Holden
Bob Spangler:
James Franciscus
Rene Valdez:
Burgess Meredith
Det Sgt Tom Conti:
Ernest Borgnine
Francis Fendly:
Red Buttons
Tiny Baker:
Alex Karras

Batman

Series 1

Episode 3: Fine Feathered Finks

Duration: 25 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Sixties fantasy series. As the Penguin awaits his release from prison, he plans his next caper. The devious villain uses exploding umbrellas to trick Batman. Show more

Contributors

Batman/Bruce Wayne:
Adam West
Robin/Dick Grayson:
Burt Ward
The Penguin:
Burgess Meredith
Alfred Pennyworth:
Alan Napier
Commissioner James W Gordon:
Neil Hamilton
Chief O'Hara:
Stafford Repp
Aunt Harriet Cooper:
Madge Blake
Director:
Robert Butler

Duration: 1 hour, 40 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Two neighbours (Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau), who have been rivals since a youthful feud over a woman, renew their animosity when an attractive widow moves in across the street. Show more

Contributors

John Gustafson:
Jack Lemmon
Max Goldman:
Walter Matthau
Grandpa Gustafson:
Burgess Meredith
Melanie:
Daryl Hannah
Jacob Goldman:
Kevin Pollak
Snyder:
Buck Henry
Weatherman:
Steve Cochran
Director:
Donald Petrie
Producer:
John Davis

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