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Alice in Wonderland

Episode 2: Part 2

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on CBBC HDLatest broadcast: on CBBC Channel

Lewis Carroll's classic tale comes alive in the second part of this two-part adaptation. Alice's incredible adventure continues through the looking glass. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 45 minutes

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

Disney comedy. A pirate whose spirit is condemned to wander the earth until he does a good deed tries to save a descendant's family home from casino racketeers. With Peter Ustinov. Show more

Contributors

Captain Blackbeard:
Peter Ustinov
Steve Walker:
Dean Jones
Jo Anne Baker:
Suzanne Pleshette
Emily Stowecroft:
Elsa Lanchester
Silky Seymour:
Joby Baker
TV Commentator:
Elliott Reid
Dean Wheaton:
Richard Deacon
Motorcycle Officer:
Kelly Thordsen
Gudger Larkin:
Hank Jones
Pinetop Purvis:
Michael Conrad
Croupier:
Herbie Faye
Producer:
Walt Disney
Writer:
Ben Stahl
Writer:
Bill Walsh

Alice in Wonderland

Episode 1: Part 1

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on CBBC HDLatest broadcast: on CBBC Channel

Lewis Carroll's classic tale comes alive in the first part of this two-part adaptation. Alice falls down a rabbit-hole into a whimsical wonderland. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

Disney yarn about a group of spirited British nannies who become involved in a race with the inscrutable Chinese intelligence service. Show more

Contributors

Hnup Wan:
Peter Ustinov
Lord Southmere:
Derek Nimmo
Emily:
Joan Sims
Lord Castleberry:
Andrew Dove
Supt. Grubbs:
Roy Kinnear
Truscott:
Max Harris
BJ Spence:
Joss Ackland
Producer:
Bill Walsh
Writer:
Bill Walsh

Duration: 2 hours, 42 minutes

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

Lavish historical epic. Under the Roman Emperor Nero, Christianity is outlawed. The beautiful daughter of a Roman general is forced to choose between her religion and her lover. Show more

Contributors

Marcus Vinicius:
Robert Taylor
Petronius:
Leo Genn
Plautius:
Felix Aylmer
Tigellinus:
Ralph Truman
Nazarius:
Peter Miles
Director:
Mervyn LeRoy
Writer:
SN Behrman
Producer:
Sam Zimbalist
Composer:
Miklos Rozsa
Director of photography:
William V Skall
Director of photography:
Robert Surtees

Duration: 1 hour, 57 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Adventure drama starring Michael Caine and Peter Ustinov. A UN doctor heads a chase across the Middle East when his wife is kidnapped by a ruthless slave-trader. Show more

Contributors

Dr David Linderby:
Michael Caine
Suleiman:
Peter Ustinov
Prince Hassan:
Omar Sharif
Brian Walker:
Rex Harrison
Jim Sandell:
William Holden

Duration: 1 hour, 55 minutes

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

Available for 5 months

International jewel thief Elizabeth Lipp recruits her ex-lover Walter Harper to train a motley crew of characters to steal the famous emerald-encrusted dagger of Sultan Mahmud. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Jules Dassin
Elizabeth Lipp:
Melina Mercouri
Walter Harper:
Maximilian Schell
Arthur Simon Simpson:
Peter Ustinov
Cedric Page:
Robert Morley
Hans Fisher:
Jess Hahn
Producer:
Jules Dassin

Duration: 1 hour, 51 minutes

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

Available for 4 months

Agatha Christie's murder mystery. Detective Hercule Poirot sets out to discover the truth behind the death of a stage star at a resort hotel on an Adriatic island. Show more

Contributors

Hercule Poirot:
Peter Ustinov
Daphne Castle:
Maggie Smith
Christine Redfern:
Jane Birkin
Arlena Marshall:
Diana Rigg
Rex Brewster:
Roddy McDowall
Patrick Redfern:
Nicholas Clay
Myra Gardener:
Sylvia Miles
Odell Gardener:
James Mason
Sir Horace Blatt:
Colin Blakely
Kenneth Marshall:
Denis Quilley
Director:
Guy Hamilton

Formats

Duration: 2 hours, 14 minutes

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

Available for 4 months

Classic whodunnit. While on a Nile steamer, detective Hercule Poirot investigates the death of an heiress who had stolen her best friend's fiance and crossed other passengers. Show more

Contributors

Hercule Poirot:
Peter Ustinov
Louise Bourget:
Jane Birkin
Mrs Van Schuyler:
Bette Davis
Colonel Race:
David Niven
Jacqueline De Bellefort:
Mia Farrow
Mrs Salome Otterbourne:
Angela Lansbury
Miss Bowers:
Maggie Smith
Linnet Ridgeway:
Lois Chiles
Mr Ferguson:
Jon Finch
Rosalie Otterbourne:
Olivia Hussey
Manager of the Karnak:
IS Johar
Andrew Pennington:
George Kennedy
Dr Bessner:
Jack Warden
Barnstaple:
Harry Andrews
Rockford:
Sam Wanamaker
Composer:
Nino Rota
Director of photography:
Jack Cardiff

Formats

Parkinson

Peter Ustinov

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Available for 2 months

In a selection of highlights from Sir Peter Ustinov's appearances on his show, Michael Parkinson looks back at a multi-talented writer, director, actor and ambassador for Unicef. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Peter Ustinov

Duration: 1 hour, 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Biography of British film pioneer William Friese-Greene, who designed and patented a working cinematic camera. His life was dogged by hardship and lack of recognition. Show more

Contributors

William Friese-Greene:
Robert Donat
Edith Friese-Greene:
Margaret Johnston
Helena Friese-Greene:
Maria Schell
Maurice Friese-Greene:
John Howard Davies
Lord Beaverbrook:
Robert Beatty
Arthur Collings:
Eric Portman
May Jones:
Glynis Johns
Platform Man:
Cecil Parker
Assistant in Laboratory:
David Tomlinson
Bank Manager:
Emlyn Williams
Hotel Receptionist:
Kay Walsh
Police Officer:
Laurence Olivier
Maida Vale Doctor:
Leo Genn
House Agent:
Marius Goring
Industry Man:
Peter Ustinov
Nursemaid:
Sheila Sim
Broker's Man:
Stanley Holloway
Miss Tagg:
Renee Asherson
Company Promoter:
Roland Culver
Ethel Friese-Greene:
Janette Scott
Cousin Alfred:
Bernard Miles
Mrs Claire:
Joyce Grenfell
Maurice Guttenberg:
Frederick Valk
Official Receiver:
Michael Hordern
Sergeant in Storeroom:
Sydney James
Doctor's Housekeeper:
Thora Hird
Recruiting Sergeant:
William Hartnell
Sitter in Bath Studio:
Googie Withers
Sitter in Bath Studio:
Richard Murdoch
Sitter in Bath Studio:
Sybil Thorndike
Mrs Stukely:
Joan Hickson
Industry Man:
Peter Jones
Director:
John Boulting

Duration: 1 hour, 55 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland

Romantic comedy about a grandson of an eccentric millionaire who discovers that he stands to inherit 120 million dollars on his 30th birthday, provided he is married. Show more

Contributors

Jimmy Shannon:
Chris O'Donnell
Anne Arden:
Renee Zellweger
The Priest:
James Cromwell
Sid Gluckman:
Ed Asner
Grandad James Shannon:
Peter Ustinov

Duration: 1 hour, 54 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Wartime drama based on the true story of a courageous Frenchwoman who returned to her occupied homeland to spy for the Special Operations Executive. Show more

Contributors

Odette/Marie/Lise:
Anna Neagle
Captain Peter Churchill/Raoul:
Trevor Howard
Colonel Henrie:
Marius Goring
Lieutenant Alex Rabinovich/Arnauld:
Peter Ustinov
Commandant:
Alfred Schieske