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Duration: 1 hour, 47 minutes

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

Ken Russell's flamboyant treatment of The Who's rock opera about a deaf, dumb and blind boy who achieves a messianic status as a pinball player. Show more

Contributors

Nora Walker-Hobbs:
Ann-Margret undefined
Frank Hobbs:
Oliver Reed
Pinball Wizard:
Elton John
Preacher:
Eric Clapton
Specialist:
Jack Nicholson
Captain Walker:
Robert Powell
Cousin Kevin:
Paul Nicholas
Acid Queen:
Tina Turner
Uncle Ernie:
Keith Moon
The Priest:
Arthur Brown
Sally Simpson:
Victoria Russell
Reverend Simpson:
Ben Aris
Mrs Simpson:
Mary Holland
Director:
Ken Russell
Producer:
Ken Russell
Director of photography:
Dick Bush
Director of photography:
Ronnie Taylor

Duration: 1 hour, 47 minutes

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

Drama focusing on an adolescent who dreams of transcending her dreary reality and experiencing the gamut of human emotions and sensations. With Sammi Davis and Paul McGann. Show more

Contributors

Anton Skrebensky:
Paul McGann
Winifred Inger:
Amanda Donohoe
Uncle Henry:
David Hemmings
Anna Brangwen:
Glenda Jackson
MacAllister:
Dudley Sutton
Mr Harby:
Jim Carter
Miss Harby:
Judith Paris
Jim Richards:
Mark Owen
Director:
Ken Russell
Producer:
Ken Russell

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Duration: 2 hours, 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Four

Comedy in which an aspiring actress is transformed into a star. A stage manager hits the big time when she replaces the leading lady of a lavish musical. Show more

Contributors

Polly Browne:
Twiggy
Percy Parkhill:
Bryan Pringle
Alphonse:
Murray Melvin
De Thrill:
Vladek Sheybal
Director:
Ken Russell
Producer:
Ken Russell

Duration: 2 hours, 10 minutes

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

Powerful adaptation of the classic DH Lawrence novel, set in the West Midlands in the 1920s, about the intertwined lives of two strong-willed sisters. Show more

Omnibus

Song of Summer: Frederick Delius

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Ken Russell's film traces Frederick Delius's last years and Eric Fenby's dedication in helping the blind, paralysed composer set down the unfinished scores he heard in his head. Show more

Contributors

Jelka Delius:
Maureen Pryor
Director:
Ken Russell
Producer:
Ken Russell
Writer:
Eric Fenby

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Omnibus