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Duration: 2 hours, 36 minutes

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

Available for 3 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

Contributors

Clive Candy:
Roger Livesey
Theo Kretschmar-Schuldorf:
Anton Walbrook
Edith/Barbara/Johnny:
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: 1 hour, 39 minutes

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

Available for 3 months

Oscar-winning, emotionally charged drama about a group of nuns at a Himalayan outpost who try to maintain a school and a hospital against formidable odds. Show more

Contributors

Sister Clodagh:
Deborah Kerr
Mr Dean:
David Farrar
Sister Ruth:
Kathleen Byron
Sister Philippa:
Flora Robson
'Young General' Dulip Rai:
Sabu undefined
Sister Honey:
Jenny Laird
Sister Briony:
Judith Furse
Angu Ayah:
May Hallatt
'Old General' Todo Rai:
Esmond Knight
Joseph Anthony:
Eddie Whaley Jr
Mother Dorothea:
Nancy Roberts
Phuba:
Ley On

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Duration: 2 hours, 13 minutes

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

Drama about a young ballerina torn between two creative but possessive men - one a struggling composer, the other an autocratic impresario. Show more

Contributors

Boris Lermontov:
Anton Walbrook
Victoria Page:
Moira Shearer
Julian Craster:
Marius Goring
Ivan Boleslawsky:
Robert Helpmann
Sergei Ratov:
Albert Basserman
Irina Boronskaja:
Ludmilla Tcherina
Composer:
Brian Easdale
Director of photography:
Jack Cardiff

Duration: 1 hour, 40 minutes

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

World War II adventure starring Dirk Bogarde and Marius Goring. Two British officers plan to kidnap a Nazi general as an attempt to undermine the German forces in Crete. Show more

Contributors

Major Paddy Fermor:
Dirk Bogarde
General Karl Kreipe:
Marius Goring
Captain Billy Stanley Moss:
David Oxley
Andoni Zoidakis:
Michael Gough
Micky Akoumaianakis:
Rowland Bartrop
Stratis Saviolkis:
Brian Worth

Duration: 1 hour, 44 minutes

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

A British pilot survives a plane crash, meets a US servicewoman and falls in love. In heaven, however, a mistake is discovered. Romantic fantasy Show more

Contributors

Peter D Carter:
David Niven
Doctor Reeves:
Roger Livesey
Conductor 71:
Marius Goring
An English Pilot:
Richard Attenborough
An American Pilot:
Bonar Colleano
Chief Recorder:
Joan Maude

Duration: 1 hour, 27 minutes

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

Romantic drama. An ambitious middle-class woman is marooned on the Isle of Mull en route to her wedding, and falls in love with the Laird of Kiloran. Show more

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Duration: 1 hour, 54 minutes

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

Available for 5 days

Second World War naval adventure based on the true story of the pursuit of the seemingly unstoppable German battleship Graf Spee. Show more

Contributors

Captain Bell:
John Gregson
Commodore Harwood:
Anthony Quayle
Captain Hans Langsdorff:
Peter Finch
Captain Woodhouse:
Ian Hunter
Captain Parry:
Jack Gwillim
Captain Dove:
Bernard Lee
Mike Fowler:
Lionel Murton
Mr Millington Drake:
Anthony Bushell
Dr Guani:
Peter Illing
Captain McCall:
Michael Goodliffe
Lieutenant Commander Medley:
Patrick Macnee
Captain Stubbs:
Andrew Cruickshank