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Duration: 2 hours, 5 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC ThreeLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Available for 2 months

Violent action thriller about the FBI's attempts to catch a master of disguise who a Russian mafia boss has hired to kill a top figure in the US government. Starring Bruce Willis. Show more

Contributors

The Jackal:
Bruce Willis
Declan Mulqueen:
Richard Gere
FBI Deputy Director Carter Preston:
Sidney Poitier
Major Valentina Koslova:
Diane Venora
Isabella Zanconia:
Mathilda May
FBI Agent TI Witherspoon:
JK Simmons
FBI Agent McMurphy:
Richard Lineback
FBI Director Donald Brown:
John Cunningham
Ian Lamont:
Jack Black
The First Lady:
Tess Harper
Woolburton:
Leslie Phillips
Jamaican Girl:
Sophie Okonedo
Terek Murad:
David Hayman
Alexander Radzinski:
Jonathan Aris
Producer:
Sean Daniel
Producer:
James Jacks
Producer:
Kevin Jarre
Director of photography:
Karl Walter Lindenlaub

Duration: 2 hours, 21 minutes

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

December 1941. 11-year-old Jim Graham lives with his family in Shanghai's International Settlement. When the Japanese army marches into the city, their life of privileged spendour is shattered. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 35 minutes

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

British comedy starring Stanley Baxter and Julie Christie. A cycling enthusiast takes driving lessons in order to seduce the attractive daughter of a wealthy businessman. Show more

Contributors

Murdoch Troon:
Stanley Baxter
Charles Chingford:
James Robertson Justice
Freddie Fox:
Leslie Phillips
Claire Chingford:
Julie Christie
Mrs Staggers:
Kathleen Harrison
Wentworth:
Eric Barker
Lady on Zebra Crossing:
Esma Cannon
Dr Blake:
Deryck Guyler
Road Workman in Hole:
Frankie Howerd
Director:
Ken Annakin

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Duration: 1 hour, 26 minutes

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

An impoverished man (Norman Wisdom) makes an unlikely bet to raise money to buy a gift for his secret love. As his fortune turns, a series of slapstick misunderstandings ensues. Show more

Contributors

Richard Lumb:
Leslie Phillips
Miss Daviot:
Delphi Lawrence
Mr Stoneway:
Edward Chapman
Mrs Hackett:
Marjorie Rhodes
Phoebe:
Joan Sims
Cranley:
Michael Ward
Man in Cinema:
Felix Felton
Producer:
Hugh Stewart

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Formats

Duration: 1 hour, 33 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Farcical yarn about a newly married couple who buy a derelict cottage in a vain bid to escape the wife's domineering father. But chaos ensues when they have to enlist his help. Show more

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Three

A simple, irreverent, and sometimes anarchic comedy about the relationships between objects in Dan's flat on the evening that he plans to propose to his girlfriend. Show more

Contributors

Grandfather Clock:
Leslie Phillips
Sofa and Satsuma:
Natalie Cassidy
Turntable:
Dom Joly
Coat and Garlic:
Tom Basden
Toaster and Egg:
Andrew Lawrence
Salt and Razor:
Fergus Craig
Pepper, Toothbrush and Wine:
Colin Hoult
Coat, Toothbrush and Egg:
Susy Kane
Washing Machine and Toilet:
Margaret Cabourn-Smith
Producer:
John Pocock

This Is Your Life

Series 8

Episode 19: Hattie Jacques

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC TelevisionLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Available for years

Eamonn Andrews looks at Hattie Jacques's life and career, with contributions from John Le Mesurier, Eric Sykes and Leslie Phillips. (1963) Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Eamonn Andrews
Interviewed Guest:
Hattie Jacques
Participant:
John Le Mesurier
Participant:
Eric Sykes
Participant:
Leslie Phillips
Participant:
Shirley Eaton
Participant:
Leonard Sachs
Participant:
Bernard Miles
Director:
Vere Lorrimer

Duration: 1 hour, 37 minutes

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

World War II drama. A low-ranking officer who resembles General Montgomery is recruited to play his double in an elaborate plan to trick the Nazis.

Contributors

Major Harvey:
John Mills
Colonel Logan:
Cecil Parker
Colonel Matthers:
Patrick Allen
'Monty' and Himself:
ME Clifton James
Colonel Dawson:
Patrick Holt
Major Tennant:
Leslie Phillips
Governor of Gibraltar:
Michael Hordern

Duration: 1 hour, 27 minutes

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

Comedy about a doctor who follows his girlfriend on board a cruise ship where she has taken a job and inadvertently becomes a stowaway. Show more

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Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

Drama. Edward (Bill Milner) hates living in the old people's home run by his parents, until he finds an unlikely friend in a new resident, a retired magician (Michael Caine). Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 35 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC ThreeLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland

Available for 23 days

Action tale adapted from the popular video game in which the eponymous heroine (Angelina Jolie) races against time to find an ancient relic before it falls into the wrong hands. Show more

Contributors

Lara Croft:
Angelina Jolie
Lord Richard Croft:
Jon Voight
Manfred Powell:
Iain Glen
Alex West:
Daniel Craig
Distinguished Gentleman:
Richard Johnson
Director:
Simon West
Producer:
Lloyd Levin
Producer:
Colin Wilson
Writer:
Mike Werb
Writer:
Simon West

Duration: 1 hour, 20 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Three

Satirical comedy in which historical figure Winston Churchill (Christian Slater) is portrayed as a no-nonsense American GI, flown to Europe to thwart Hitler and save the monarchy.

Contributors

Princess Elizabeth Windsor:
Neve Campbell
Winston Churchill:
Christian Slater
Lord W'ruff:
Leslie Phillips
Denzil Eisenhower:
Romany Malco
Adolf Hitler:
Antony Sher
Jimmy Charoo:
Mackenzie Crook
Tony Blair:
Jon Culshaw
King George VI:
Harry Enfield
Baxter:
Rik Mayall
Producer:
Dixie Linder

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VE Day 70

Episode 1: Remembering Victory

Duration: 1 hour, 29 minutes

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

Seventy years on, some of Britain's best-loved entertainers and broadcasters recall the jubilation of VE Day and the years that followed. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Julie Walters
Participant:
David Attenborough
Participant:
Johnny Ball
Participant:
Honor Blackman
Participant:
Jilly Cooper
Participant:
John Craven
Participant:
Bruce Forsyth
Participant:
Cleo Laine
Participant:
Kenny Lynch
Participant:
Miriam Margolyes
Participant:
Michael Parkinson
Participant:
Leslie Phillips
Participant:
Anne Reid
Participant:
Esther Rantzen
Participant:
Patrick Stewart
Participant:
Una Stubbs
Participant:
June Whitfield
Producer:
Mary Cranitch
Director:
Mary Cranitch
Executive Producer:
Chris Granlund
Production Manager:
Michelle Clinton
Production Coordinator:
Josef d'Bache-Kane

Series

VE Day 70

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Documentary telling the life story of Norman Wisdom, from street urchin to knight of the realm, through interviews with his children, and actors and directors who worked with him. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Terence Stamp
Producer:
Sally Norris
Participant:
Stephen Frears
Participant:
Ricky Tomlinson
Participant:
Leslie Phillips
Participant:
Honor Blackman
Participant:
Vera Lynn
Participant:
Nick Wisdom
Participant:
Jacqui Wisdom