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Duration: 1 hour, 55 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Romantic comedy about an American showgirl (Marilyn Monroe) living in London, who is romanced by a visiting prince (Laurence Olivier). Show more

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Prince Charles/The Regent:
Laurence Olivier
Elsie Marina:
Marilyn Monroe
The Queen Dowager:
Sybil Thorndike
Northbrook:
Richard Wattis
King Nicolas:
Jeremy Spenser
Major Domo:
Paul Hardwick
The Ambassador:
Aubrey Dexter
Lady Sunningdale:
Maxine Audley
Valet with Violin:
Andreas Malandrinos
Maisie Springfield:
Jean Kent
The Foreign Office:
David Horne

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

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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: 2 hours, 4 minutes

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

Drama set in a small Kent village during World War II. A man takes it upon himself to pour glue into local girls' hair during blackouts if he sees them dating GIs. Show more

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Supernatural

Episode 8: Dorabella

Duration: 55 minutes

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

Chilling anthology series where membership to the secret society, The Club of the Damned, is granted through telling horror stories.

Contributors

Walter von Lamont:
Jeremy Clyde
Philip Hambleton:
David Robb
Dorabella:
Ania Marson
Dorabella's Father:
John Justin
Young Girl:
Sara Mason
Young Girl's Mother:
Sheila Gill
Young Girl's Father:
Michael Miller
Serving Wench:
Katy Allan
Old Crone:
Maggy Maxwell
Sir Charles:
Esmond Knight
Producer:
Pieter Rogers
Director:
Simon Langton

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The Marriage Game

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

Classic historical drama series. The unmarried young queen is encouraged to find a suitable husband so that she can produce an heir, but she finds that very few suitors interest her.

Contributors

Elizabeth:
Glenda Jackson
William Cecil:
Ronald Hines
Robert Dudley:
Robert Hardy
Bishop de Quadra:
Esmond Knight
Sir James Melville:
John Cairney
Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots:
Vivian Pickles
Director:
Herbert Wise

Supernatural

Episode 6: Viktoria

Duration: 55 minutes

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

Chilling anthology series where membership to the secret society, the Club of the Damned, is granted through telling horror stories.

Contributors

Margaret:
Judy Cornwell
Elizabeth/Viktoria:
Mia Nadasi
Sir Charles:
Esmond Knight
Rosa the Doll:
Gilda Cohen
Young Viktoria:
Genevieve West
Producer:
Pieter Rogers
Writer:
Sue Lake

Duration: 1 hour, 39 minutes

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

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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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