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The Good Life

Series 1

Episode 6: The Pagan Rite

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Seventies sitcom about a couple who decide to become self-sufficient. As Tom and Barbara's savings dwindle, Tom sets about earning some extra money. Show more

Contributors

Barbara Good:
Felicity Kendal
Margo Leadbetter:
Penelope Keith
Jerry Leadbetter:
Paul Eddington
Sir Andrew :
Reginald Marsh
Felicity:
Moyra Fraser
Writer:
Bob Larbey

Terry and June

Series 8

Episode 13: Pantomania

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Suburban sitcom. Terry and June play the cow in the office pantomime but have difficulty getting out of their costume when the hall is evacuated because of a fire scare.

Contributors

Sir Dennis:
Reginald Marsh
Malcolm:
John Quayle
Rev Austin Doyle:
John Warner
Miss Fennel:
Joanna Henderson
Mrs Waverley:
Patricia Varley
Pianist:
Gracie Cole
Delivery Man:
Roy Heather
Reveller:
Tony McHale
Customer:
Jean Challis
Taxi Driver:
Stan Young
Pantomime Cow:
Paul Kidd
Pantomime Cow:
June Kidd
Producer:
Robin Nash

The Good Life

Series 2

Episode 5: Mutiny

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Sitcom about a couple who try to live self-sufficiently in Surbiton. It's Margo's first night in the Sound of Music, and Jerry receives some unpleasant news.

Contributors

Barbara Good:
Felicity Kendal
Margo Leadbeatter:
Penelope Keith
Jerry Leadbeatter:
Paul Eddington
Sir Andrew:
Reginald Marsh
Boy in Play:
Tony Page

The Good Life

Series 4

Suit Yourself

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One London

The Goods find new ways to put their loom to good use, while Margo and Jerry are preparing for an important dinner party at which Jerry's boss will announce his retirement.

Contributors

Barbara Good:
Felicity Kendal
Margo Leadbetter:
Penelope Keith
Jeremy Leadbetter:
Paul Eddington
Andrew/Sir:
Reginald Marsh

The Good Life

Series 4

Sweet and Sour Charity

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One London

Mrs Weaver has moved and Tom wants to take the oil from her central heating tank. Jerry is trying to discredit a colleague and Margo is asked to play the lead in a production.

Contributors

Barbara Good:
Felicity Kendal
Margo Leadbetter:
Penelope Keith
Jeremy Leadbetter:
Paul Eddington
Andrew/Sir:
Reginald Marsh

The Good Life

Series 4

Episode 7: The Anniversary

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

70s sitcom about a couple farming for self-sufficiency in the suburbs. Has the good life come to an end for Tom and Barbara?

Duration: 2 hours, 17 minutes

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

Richard Attenborough's biopic recounting the eventful early life of Winston Churchill, including his time as a war correspondent in Africa. With Simon Ward and Anne Bancroft. Show more

Contributors

Winston Churchill:
Simon Ward
Lord Randolph Churchill:
Robert Shaw
Lady Jennie Churchill:
Anne Bancroft
General Kitchener:
John Mills
Mr Welldon:
Jack Hawkins
George E Buckle:
Ian Holm
General Bindon Blood:
Patrick Magee
Captain Aylmer Haldane:
Edward Woodward
David Lloyd George:
Anthony Hopkins
Captain, 35th Sikhs:
Peter Cellier
Adjutant, 35th Sikhs:
Ronald Hines
Mrs Everest:
Pat Heywood
Lord Salisbury:
Laurence Naismith
Joseph Chamberlain:
Basil Dignam
Headmaster:
Robert Hardy
Officer on Train:
James Cosmo
Party Chairman:
Norman Bird
Prince of Wales:
Reginald Marsh
Major Finn:
Thorley Walters
Pamela Plowden:
Jane Seymour
Captain Weaver:
Dinsdale Landen
Sikh Soldier:
Dino Shafeek
Producer:
Carl Foreman