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Series 12


Duration: 1 hour, 21 minutes

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

A family gathering, a christening and a dance. But it's 1945 and there are plans to be made, family wealth to protect and peace to be won.


Sir Frederick Carlion:
Leo McKern
Philip Carlion:
James Fox
Daisy (Lady Carlion):
Wendy Hiller
Virginia Carlion:
Penelope Wilton
Alice Carlion:
Jill Bennett
Dollie van der Biek:
Joan Greenwood
Sir Piers Blair:
Alan Webb
Richard Eyre


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




Duration: 1 hour, 44 minutes

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

A gentleman crook and a master safe-cracker attempt the first moving train robbery, targeting a British Army payroll on its way to the Crimea. Starring Sean Connery. Show more


Edward Pierce/John Simms/Geoffrey:
Sean Connery
Robert Agar:
Donald Sutherland
Miriam/Madame Lucienne/Brigid Lawson:
Lesley-Anne Down
Edgar Trent:
Alan Webb
Henry Fowler:
Malcolm Terris
Inspector Sharp:
Robert Lang
William Williams:
Wayne Sleep
Emily Trent:
Pamela Salem
Elizabeth Trent:
Gabrielle Lloyd
Captain Jimmy:
Brian Glover