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Duration: 1 hour, 59 minutes

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

The true story of the WWII bombing of the Ruhr dams in Germany, and the invention by Barnes Wallis of a dedicated bouncing bomb to enable them to do the job. With Richard Todd.


Wing Commander Guy Gibson:
Richard Todd
Doctor BN Wallis:
Michael Redgrave
Group Captain JNH Whitworth:
Derek Farr
Mrs Wallis:
Ursula Jeans
Committee Member:
Frederick Leister
Committee Member:
Laidman Browne

Duration: 2 hours, 36 minutes

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

Available for 10 months

Classic British epic about the life and loves of a reactionary army officer, tracing his career from the Boer War to World War II. Show more


Clive Candy:
Roger Livesey
Theo Kretschmar-Schuldorf:
Anton Walbrook
Deborah Kerr
Col Betteridge:
Roland Culver
Maj John E Davis:
Harry Welchman
Embassy Counsellor:
Arthur Wontner
Von Ritter:
Albert Lieven
John Montgomery Murdoch:
John Laurie
Frau von Kaltenneck:
Ursula Jeans

Duration: 2 hours, 5 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

An adventure in which a British officer rescues a Hindu prince from an uprising in early 20th-century India and sets off on a journey across rebel territory. Show more


Captain Scott:
Kenneth More
Catherine Wyatt:
Lauren Bacall
Van Leyden:
Herbert Lom
Lady Windham:
Ursula Jeans
IS Johar
Sir John Windham:
Ian Hunter
Brigadier Ames:
Jack Gwillim
Staff Colonel:
Ronald Cardew