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Duration: 1 hour, 37 minutes

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

Dramatisation of the legendary breakout by World War II Allied POWs from the Germans' supposedly escape-proof fortress. Show more

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, 21 minutes

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

Some mysterious meteorites lead Professor Quatermass (Brian Donlevy) to a remote factory where he comes to believe an alien invasion plan is underway.

Contributors

Prof. Bernard Quatermass:
Brian Donlevy
Jimmy Hall:
Sidney James
Sheila:
Vera Day
Vincent Broadhead MP:
Tom Chatto
The P.R.O:
John Van Eyssen
Paddy Gorman:
Percy Herbert
McLeod:
John Rae
Director:
Val Guest
Producer:
Anthony Hinds
Writer:
Val Guest

Duration: 1 hour, 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One North WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland

Comedy starring Walter Matthau, in which a veteran CIA agent decides to teach his superiors a lesson by publishing his memoirs. Realising the risk, they try to stop him. Show more

Contributors

Miles Kendig/James Butler/Mr Hannaway/Leonard Ross:
Walter Matthau
Isobel von Schonenberg:
Glenda Jackson
Joe Cutter:
Sam Waterston
Myerson:
Ned Beatty
Westlake:
George Baker

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Duration: 1 hour, 45 minutes

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

Drama starring Edith Evans and Eric Portman. A lonely old woman believes that her house is inhabited by mischievous creatures who play tricks on her.

Contributors

Mrs Maggie Ross:
Edith Evans
Director:
Bryan Forbes
Archie Ross:
Eric Portman
The Girl Upstairs:
Nanette Newman

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Duration: 1 hour, 33 minutes

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

Wartime drama. A small group of Royal Marines carry out a covert canoe raid on the docks of Bordeaux during World War II in a mission to destroy the blockade-busting Nazi ships. Show more

Contributors

Major Stringer:
Jose Ferrer
Captain Thompson:
Trevor Howard
Myrtie:
Dora Bryan
Sergeant Craig:
Victor Maddern
Marine Clarke:
Anthony Newley
Marine Ruddock:
David Lodge
Marine Stevens:
Peter Arne
Marine Lomas:
Percy Herbert
Marine Booth:
Graham Stewart
Marine Cooney:
John Fabian
Director:
Jose Ferrer

Duration: 1 hour, 39 minutes

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

Touching drama. A murderer on the run takes refuge at a farm and inadvertently leads the farmer's children to believe that he is Jesus Christ. Starring Hayley Mills and Alan Bates. Show more

Contributors

Kathy Bostock:
Hayley Mills
The Man:
Alan Bates
Mr Bostock:
Bernard Lee
Charles Bostock:
Alan Barnes
Jackie:
Roy Holder
Raymond:
Barry Dean
Director:
Bryan Forbes
Director:
Bryan Forbes

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Duration: 2 hours, 14 minutes

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

Adaptation of James Clavell's novel about a group of Allied prisoners in a Singapore PoW camp during World War II. Show more

Contributors

Cpl King:
George Segal
Director:
Bryan Forbes
Lt Robin Grey:
Tom Courtenay
Peter Marlowe:
James Fox
Top Sgt Max:
Patrick O'Neal
Col George Smedley-Taylor:
John Mills
Lt G D Larkin:
Denholm Elliott
Dr Kennedy:
James Donald

Cash in the Celebrity Attic

Series 1

Episode 6: Nanette Newman and Bryan Forbes

Duration: 44 minutes

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

The actress Nanette Newman, with her husband the film director Bryan Forbes invite the Cash in the Attic team into their beautiful art deco mansion. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 51 minutes

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

Equestrian sequel to the 1944 classic National Velvet, telling the story of a young horsewoman's bid to leave the shadows of her famous aunt and gain Olympic glory. Show more

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Duration: 2 hours, 30 minutes

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

A group of crack commandos during the Second World War attempt to destroy the formidable German artillery on the Greek island of Navarone. Starring Gregory Peck and David Niven. Show more

Contributors

Captain Keith Mallory:
Gregory Peck
Cpl Miller:
David Niven
Pte 'Butcher' Brown:
Stanley Baker
Col Andrea Stavros:
Anthony Quinn
Maj Roy Franklin:
Anthony Quayle
Pte Spyros Pappadimos:
James Darren
Maria Pappadimos:
Irene Papas
Commodore Jensen/Prologue Narrator:
James Robertson Justice
Squadron Leader Howard Barnsby RAAF:
Richard Harris
Producer:
Carl Foreman

Duration: 1 hour, 38 minutes

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

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Dramatisation of one of the most ingenious escape bids of World War II, in which British soldiers use a wooden vaulting horse as cover when trying to get out of Stalag Luft III. Show more

Contributors

Peter:
Leo Genn
Bennett:
David Greene
Senior British Officer:
Patrick Waddington
Australian in Hospital:
Peter Finch
Director:
Jack Lee