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Yes, Minister

Series 1

Episode 4: Big Brother

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Sitcom about a British government minister and the advisers who surround him. Jim tries to implement a privacy safeguard for a new national computer database. Show more

Contributors

James Hacker:
Paul Eddington
Sir Humphrey Appleby:
Nigel Hawthorne
Bernard Woolley:
Derek Fowlds
Tom Sargent:
Robert Urquhart
Godfrey Finch:
Frederick Jaeger
Annie Hacker:
Diana Hoddinott
Frank Weisel:
Neil Fitzwiliam
Writer:
Antony Jay

Shoestring

Series 2

Episode 3: Mocking Bird

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Drama series about an easygoing gumshoe with a phone-in radio show. A boastful caller wages a sinister war of nerves with Radio West, and Eddie in particular.

Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em

Series 3

Episode 7: Learning to Fly

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Frank's grandfather offers to pay for flying lessons so that Frank can help on his Australian sheep farm. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC One Channel Islands

Action adventure in which the intrepid explorer (Harrison Ford) sets out to rescue his father (Sean Connery), a medievalist who has vanished while searching for the Holy Grail. Show more

Contributors

Indiana Jones:
Harrison Ford
Professor Henry Jones:
Sean Connery
Marcus Brody:
Denholm Elliott
Walter Donovan:
Julian Glover
Young Indy:
River Phoenix
Grail Knight:
Robert Eddison
Young Henry:
Alex Hyde-White
Mrs Donovan:
Isla Blair
World War I Ace:
Frederick Jaeger
Hatay Tank Gunner:
Stefan Kalipha
Gestapo:
Pat Roach
Producer:
Robert Watts
Composer:
John Williams
Director of photography:
Douglas Slocombe

Miss Marple

The Body in the Library

Part 3: Part Three

Duration: 52 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Concluding part of an adaptation of Agatha Christie's novel. Miss Marple is convinced that the death of schoolgirl Pamela Reeve holds the key to the mystery of the double murder. Show more

Contributors

Miss Marple:
Joan Hickson
Dolly Bantry:
Gwen Watford
Colonel Bantry:
Moray Watson
Sir Henry Clithering:
Raymond Francis
Colonel Melchett:
Frederick Jaeger
Detective Inspector Slack:
David Horovitch
Conway Jefferson:
Andrew Cruickshank
Adelaide Jefferson:
Ciaran Madden
Raymond Starr:
Jess Conrad
Josie Turner:
Trudie Styler
Basil Blake:
Anthony Smee
Detective Constable Lake:
Ian Brimble
Edwards:
John Moffatt
Mark Gaskell:
Keith Drinkel
Hugo McLean:
Martyn Read
Pamela Reeve:
Astra Sheridan
George Bartlett:
Arthur Bostrom
Peter Carmody:
Andrew Downer
Florrie Small:
Karen Seacombe
Dinah Lee:
Debbie Arnold
Writer:
TR Bowen
Producer:
Guy Slater

Miss Marple

The Body in the Library

Part 1: Part One

Duration: 52 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Period crime drama. The ordered tranquility of life in St Mary Mead is shattered by a mysterious discovery. Miss Marple's investigations lead her to a seaside hotel. Show more

Contributors

Miss Marple:
Joan Hickson
Dolly Bantry:
Gwen Watford
Colonel Bantry:
Moray Watson
Colonel Melchett:
Frederick Jaeger
Detective Inspector Slack:
David Horovitch
Conway Jefferson:
Andrew Cruickshank
Adelaide Jefferson:
Ciaran Madden
Mr Prescott:
Hugh Walters
Raymond Starr:
Jess Conrad
Josie Turner:
Trudie Styler
Basil Blake:
Anthony Smee
Dinah Lee:
Debbie Arnold
PC Palk:
John Bardon
Mrs Palk:
Anne Rutter
Detective Constable Lake:
Ian Brimble
Writer:
TR Bowen
Producer:
Guy Slater

Miss Marple

The Body in the Library

Part 2: Part Two

Duration: 52 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

While the investigation centres on the Jefferson family and their entourage, Miss Marple's hunch about a second killing proves all too tragically justified.

Contributors

Miss Marple:
Joan Hickson
Dolly Bantry:
Gwen Watford
Colonel Bantry:
Moray Watson
Sir Henry Clithering:
Raymond Francis
Colonel Melchett:
Frederick Jaeger
Detective Inspector Slack:
David Horovitch
Conway Jefferson:
Andrew Cruickshank
Adelaide Jefferson:
Ciaran Madden
Mr Prescott:
Hugh Walters
Raymond Starr:
Jess Conrad
Josie Turner:
Trudie Styler
Basil Blake:
Anthony Smee
Detective Constable Lake:
Ian Brimble
PC Palk:
John Bardon
Edwards:
John Moffatt
Mark Gaskell:
Keith Drinkel
Hugo McLean:
Martyn Read
George Bartlett:
Arthur Bostrom
Peter Carmody:
Andrew Downer
Major Reeve:
Stephen Churchett
Writer:
TR Bowen
Producer:
Guy Slater

Duration: 2 hours, 30 minutes

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

Drama based on the true story of a ship carrying German-Jewish refugees which was denied permission to land anywhere and was obliged to return to Germany and the horrors of Nazism. Show more

Contributors

Denise Kreisler:
Faye Dunaway
Captain Schroeder:
Max von Sydow
Professor Egon Kreisler:
Oskar Werner
Max Gunter:
Malcolm McDowell
José Estedes:
Orson Welles
Dr Juan Remos:
James Mason
Lili Rosen:
Lee Grant
Mira Hauser:
Katharine Ross
Carl Rosen:
Sam Wanamaker
Anna Rosen:
Lynne Frederick
Professor Weiler:
Luther Adler
Rebecca Weiler:
Wendy Hiller
Alice Fienchild:
Julie Harris
Mrs Hauser:
Maria Schell
Aaron Pozner:
Paul Koslo
Otto Schiendick:
Helmut Griem
Dr Erich Strauss:
Victor Spinetti
Luis Clasing:
Michael Constantine
Manuel Benitez:
Jose Ferrer
Morris Troper:
Ben Gazzara
President Bru:
Fernando Rey
Leni Strauss:
Janet Suzman
Admiral Canaris:
Denholm Elliott
Commander Von Bonin:
Leonard Rossiter
Joseph Joseph:
David de Keyser
Purser Mueller:
Keith Barron
Engineering Officer:
Don Henderson
Werner Mannheim:
Frederick Jaeger