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Duration: 1 hour, 35 minutes

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

Drama. Jimmy Porter is an intelligent but frustrated young man, with a chip on his shoulder about his social status compared with that of his impassive upper-class wife Alison. Show more

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Jimmy Porter:
Richard Burton
Helena Charles:
Claire Bloom
Alison Porter:
Mary Ure
Ma Tanner:
Edith Evans
Cliff Lewis:
Gary Raymond
Colonel Redfern:
Glen Byam Shaw

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Duration: 1 hour, 38 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Wales (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Second World War drama about two soldiers in north Africa, one of whom suspects the other of an affair with his wife. Their feud escalates when they are sent on a commando mission. Show more

Contributors

Captain Leith:
Richard Burton
Major Brand:
Curt Jurgens
Jane Brand:
Ruth Roman
Lt. Barton:
Sean Kelly
Gen. Patterson:
Anthony Bushell
Private Wilkins:
Nigel Green
Sergeant Barney:
Christopher Lee
Director:
Nicholas Ray
Producer:
Paul Graetz
Writer:
Rene Hardy

Duration: 2 hours, 9 minutes

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

An engrossing spectacle in which Alexander of Greece leads his troops forth, conquering all of the known world. Show more

Contributors

Alexander:
Richard Burton
Philip of Macedonia:
Fredric March
Barsine:
Claire Bloom
Aristotle:
Barry Jones
Demosthenes:
Michael Hordern
Director:
Robert Rossen

Duration: 1 hour, 44 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Wales (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Drama starring Lana Turner and Richard Burton. The wife of a British lord seduces an Indian doctor while visiting Ranchipur. But disaster strikes with the season's torrential rain. Show more

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Dr Major Rama Safti:
Richard Burton
Thomas Ransome:
Fred MacMurray
Lord Albert Esketh:
Michael Rennie
Mrs Smiley:
Madge Kennedy
Oriental Dancer:
Beatrice Kraft

Saturday Drama

Under Milk Wood

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Acclaimed 2003 production of Dylan Thomas's classic 'play for voices'. Richard Burton's unforgettable 1963 performance joins Welsh stars Matthew Rhys, Ruth Jones and Sian Phillips. Show more

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First Voice:
Richard Burton
Second Voice:
Siân Phillips
Captain Cat:
Glyn Houston
Polly Garter:
Eiry Thomas
Rosie Probert:
Mali Harries
Mog Edwards:
Matthew Rhys
Myfanwy Price:
Lisa Palfrey
Mrs Ogmore-Pritchard:
Christine Pritchard
Mr Ogmore:
Sion Probert
Mr Pritchard:
Islwyn Morris
Reverend Eli Jenkins:
Wayne Forester
Willy Nilly:
Iestyn Jones
Cherry Owen:
Andy Hockley
Mrs Cherry Owen:
Ruth Jones
Lily Smalls:
Catrin Rhys
Sinbad Sailors:
Steven Meo
Mrs Beynon:
Sharon Morgan
Voice of a Guidebook:
John Humphrys
Composer:
John Hardy
Musician:
Lee Goodall
Musician:
Dewi Watkins
Sound Designer:
Nigel Lewis

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Duration: 2 hours, 2 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Adaptation of Shakespeare's comedy about a feisty, headstrong woman who is eventually tamed by her new husband. Starring Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton. Show more

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Duration: 2 hours, 14 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC One Yorkshire

Action adventure tale about a team of crack mercenaries brought out of retirement to land in a remote and hostile corner of Africa to rescue a kidnapped African leader. Show more

Contributors

Colonel Allen Faulkner:
Richard Burton
Shawn Fynn:
Roger Moore
Rafer Janders:
Richard Harris
Pieter Coetzee:
Hardy Kruger
Sir Edward Matherson:
Stewart Granger
RSM Sandy Young:
Jack Watson
The Priest:
Frank Finlay

Duration: 2 hours, 22 minutes

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

When Henry II appoints Thomas Becket as Archbishop of Canterbury, he hopes to lessen Church interference, but soon the friends come into conflict. Show more

Contributors

Thomas Becket:
Richard Burton
King Henry II:
Peter O'Toole
King Louis VII of France:
John Gielgud
Gilbert Folliot, Bishop of London:
Donald Wolfit
Empress Matilda:
Martita Hunt
Queen Eleanor:
Pamela Brown
Gwendolen:
Siân Phillips
Archbishop of Canterbury:
Felix Aylmer
Cardinal Zambelli:
Gino Cervi
Pope Alexander III:
Paolo Stoppa
Brother John:
David Weston

Parkinson: The Interviews

Series 1

Episode 2: Richard Burton

Duration: 40 minutes

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

Michael Parkinson looks back at his 1974 interview with Richard Burton. Parkinson persuaded him to talk candidly about his career, love life and drink problems. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 35 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Classic production of Dylan Thomas's poem about the everyday life of a Welsh fishing village, composed of affectionate, often comic vignettes of the villagers and their foibles. Show more

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Rosie Probert:
Elizabeth Taylor
Captain Cat:
Peter O'Toole
Myfanwy Price:
Glynis Johns
Mrs Ogmore-Pritchard:
Siân Phillips
Mog Edwards:
Victor Spinetti
Nogood Boyo:
David Jason

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Duration: 2 hours, 7 minutes

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

A Roman centurion in charge of the crucifixion of Christ is profoundly affected by the experience and converts to Christianity.

Contributors

Marcellus Gallio:
Richard Burton
Demetrius:
Victor Mature
Director:
Henry Koster
Caligula:
Jay Robinson
Senator Gallio:
Torin Thatcher
Pontius Pilate:
Richard Boone
Emperor Tiberius:
Ernest Thesiger
Abidor:
Leon Askin
Producer:
Frank Ross
Composer:
Alfred Newman
Director of photography:
Leon Shamroy

Duration: 1 hour, 43 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One East MidlandsLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

WWII drama. A Vatican priest opposes an ideologically charged SS general hell-bent on killing more than 300 Roman hostages. Starring Marcello Mastroianni and Richard Burton. Show more

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Lieutenant Colonel Herbert Kappler:
Richard Burton
General Kurt Mälzer:
Leo McKern
General Albert Kesselring:
Peter Vaughan
Major Domizlaf:
Anthony Steel