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Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

Hammer Studios horror. An ageing Hungarian countess (Ingrid Pitt) bathes in the blood of slain virgins to preserve her beauty. She seduces a young soldier, but tragedy strikes. Show more

Contributors

Countess Elizabeth Nadasdy:
Ingrid Pitt
Captain Dobi:
Nigel Green
Master Fabio:
Maurice Denham
Ilona Nodosheen:
Lesley-Anne Down
Capt Balogh:
Peter Jeffrey

Duration: 2 hours, 6 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

Comedy. A wealthy newspaper proprietor puts up a £10,000 prize for the fastest flight from London to Paris. His wager attracts a weird and eccentric collection of competitors. Show more

Contributors

Orvil Newton:
Stuart Whitman
Patricia Rawnsley:
Sarah Miles
Sir Percival Ware-Armitage:
Terry-Thomas
Colonel Manfred Von Holstein:
Gert Frobe
Pierre Dubois:
Jean-Pierre Cassel
Lord Rawnsley:
Robert Morley
Courtney:
Eric Sykes
Fire Chief Perkins:
Benny Hill
Richard Mays:
James Fox
Count Emilio Ponticelli:
Alberto Sordi
Brigitte/Ingrid/Marlene/Françoise/Yvette/Betty:
Irina Demick
Mother Superior:
Flora Robson
Neanderthal Man/Birdman/Inventors/Pilot/Airline Passenger:
Red Skelton
Captain Rumpelstoss:
Karl Michael Vogler
George Gruber:
Sam Wanamaker
French Postman:
Eric Barker
Colonel:
Fred Emney
Assistant Fire Chief:
Norman Rossington
Fireman:
Graham Stark
Harry Popperwell:
Tony Hancock
Trawler Skipper:
Maurice Denham
MacDougal:
Gordon Jackson
French Painter:
John Le Mesurier
Lieutenant Parsons:
Jeremy Lloyd
Countess Sophia Ponticelli:
Zena Marshall
Airline Hostess:
Millicent Martin
Italian Mayor:
Eric Pohlman
Tremayne Gascoyne:
William Rushton
Photographer:
Jimmy Thompson
Director:
Ken Annakin

Duration: 1 hour, 18 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales (Analogue)

British sci-fi thriller about aliens who land on Earth in order to kidnap women for breeding purposes. The police search for a link between missing women and the UFO. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 32 minutes

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

Drama adaptated from the D H Lawrence storyabout the passionate affair between a rector's daughter and a travelling fortune teller. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 12 minutes

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

An animated version of George Orwell's classic allegorical novel about the totalitarian aftermath of a barnyard revolution. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Joy Batchelor
Director:
John Halas
Narrator:
Gordon Heath
All Animal Voices:
Maurice Denham
Writer:
John Halas
Producer:
Joy Batchelor
Producer:
John Halas

Duration: 1 hour, 23 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Vintage British comedy starring Peter Sellers. Three criminals break out of prison to carry out a daring jewel robbery and then return to jail to establish the perfect alibi. Show more

Contributors

Dodger Lane:
Peter Sellers
Soapy Stevens:
Wilfrid Hyde-White
Cheif PA Crout:
Lionel Jeffries
Lennie Price:
Bernard Cribbins
Jelly Knight:
David Lodge
Mrs Price:
Irene Handl
The Governor:
Maurice Denham
Director:
Robert Day

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Duration: 1 hour, 34 minutes

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

Romantic drama based on the true story of a love affair by letters between an outspoken New York writer and the owner of a dusty bookshop on London's Charing Cross Road. Show more

Contributors

Helene Hanff:
Anne Bancroft
Frank Doel:
Anthony Hopkins
Nora Doel:
Judi Dench
Maxine Bellamy:
Jean De Baer
George Martin:
Maurice Denham
Cecily Farr:
Eleanor David
Composer:
George Fenton
Director:
David Jones

Duration: 1 hour, 40 minutes

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

Word War II drama starring Gregory Peck. An unbalanced RAF squadron leader is forced to overcome his shattered nerves when his plane crashes in Japanese territory.

Contributors

Forrester:
Gregory Peck
Dr Harris:
Bernard Lee
Miss McNab:
Brenda de Banzie
Carrington:
Lyndon Brook

Porridge

Series 3

Episode 2: Poetic Justice

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for 2 months

Classic comedy series. Fletcher is incensed when a third cellmate arrives, and to add insult to injury, he turns out to be one of his old enemies. Show more

Contributors

Porridge

Series 3

Episode 3: Rough Justice

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for 2 months

Classic comedy series about the inmates of HM Slade Prison. Fletcher decides that Harris must be put on trial for stealing from another prisoner. Show more

Contributors

Fletcher:
Ronnie Barker
Mr Barrowclough:
Brian Wilde
Mr Mackay:
Fulton Mackay
Judge Rawley:
Maurice Denham
Warren:
Sam Kelly
McLaren:
Tony Osoba
Mr Collison:
Paul McDowell

Duration: 1 hour, 35 minutes

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

Thriller about a psychologist who refuses to believe that he is under threat from an ancient curse. However, events gradually begin to change his mind. With Dana Andrews. Show more

Contributors

John Holden:
Dana Andrews
Joanna Harrington:
Peggy Cummins
Dr Karswell:
Niall MacGinnis
Professor Harrington:
Maurice Denham
Mrs Karswell:
Athene Seyler
Rand Hobart:
Brian Wilde
Producer:
Hal E Chester
Writer:
MR James

Duration: 2 hours, 21 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One SouthLatest broadcast: on BBC One London

Fast-paced thriller about a hit man hired by the OAS to assassinate President Charles de Gaulle. When the plot is discovered, a Paris detective is faced with a race to stop him. Show more

Contributors

Colonel Rodin:
Eric Porter
The Interrogator:
Vernon Dobtcheff
General Colbert:
Maurice Denham
The Forger:
Ronald Pickup
Berthier:
Timothy West
Montclair:
David Swift
Mallinson:
Donald Sinden

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