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Duration: 1 hour, 34 minutes

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

World War II drama based on a true story. The tanker San Demetrio struggles to deliver its cargo of aviation fuel to England during the Battle of the Atlantic.

Contributors

Chief Engineer Charles Pollard:
Walter Fitzgerald
Greaser John Boyle:
Mervyn Johns
Second Officer Hawkins:
Ralph Michael
Yank Preston:
Robert Beatty
Boatswain WE Fletcher:
Frederick Piper
Messboy John Jamieson:
Gordon Jackson
Pumpman Davies:
Herbert Cameron
Cadet Roy Housden:
Michael Allen
Third Engineer Willey:
Neville Mapp
Apprentice John Jones:
Barry Letts
Captain George Waite:
Arthur Young
Director:
Charles Frend

Duration: 1 hour, 45 minutes

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

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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, 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: 2 hours, 1 minute

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Classic documentary-style account of the trials of a British warship during World War II. A captain is haunted by the loss of his past vessel and seeks revenge.

Contributors