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Duration: 1 hour, 55 minutes

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

Swashbuckling comedy adventure. A fearsome buccaneer and his young crewman are rescued by a Spanish galleon, but their troubles are only just beginning. With Walter Matthau. Show more

Contributors

Captain Thomas Bartholomew Red:
Walter Matthau
Captain Linares:
Ferdy Mayne
Don Alfonso de la Torre:
Damien Thomas

Duration: 1 hour, 40 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Lighthearted tale of a lowly US naval ensign aboard USS Reluctant who strikes a blow for his downtrodden crewmates. Starring Robert Walker and Burl Ives. Show more

Contributors

Ensign Frank Pulver:
Robert Walker Jr
Captain Morton:
Burl Ives
John X Bruno:
Tommy Sands
Nurse Scotty:
Millie Perkins
Head Nurse:
Kay Medford
Lt JG Billings:
Larry Hagman
Lt JG Carney:
Peter Marshall
CPO Dowdy:
Joseph Marr
Lt SG LaSueur:
Gerald S O'Loughlin
Lt JG Carney:
Kagiso Kuypers
Captain Donald 'Stretch' Zimmer:
Robert Matek
Director:
Joshua Logan
Producer:
Joshua Logan

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Duration: 3 hours, 2 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC ThreeLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Oliver Stone's re-creation of the 1963 Kennedy assassination in Dallas and its aftermath, focusing on the investigations of New Orleans DA Jim Garrison (Kevin Costner). Show more

Contributors

Jim Garrison:
Kevin Costner
Willie O'Keefe:
Kevin Bacon
Clay Shaw:
Tommy Lee Jones
Susie Cox:
Laurie Metcalf
Lee Harvey Oswald:
Gary Oldman
Bill Broussard:
Michael Rooker
Lou Ivon:
Jay O Sanders
Liz Garrison:
Sissy Spacek
Director:
Oliver Stone
Guy Bannister:
Ed Asner
Jack Martin:
Jack Lemmon
Bill Newman:
Vincent D'Onofrio
Numa Bertel:
Wayne Knight
David Ferrie:
Joe Pesci
Senator Long:
Walter Matthau
Dean Andrews:
John Candy
Producer:
A Kitman Ho
Producer:
Oliver Stone
Composer:
John Williams

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Oscar-winning comedy about an unmarried dentist who gets more than he bargained for when he asks his assistant to pose as his wife in a bid to allay his mistress's marital urges. Show more

Contributors

Dr Julian Winston:
Walter Matthau
Stephanie Dickinson:
Ingrid Bergman
Toni Simmons:
Goldie Hawn
Harvey Greenfield:
Jack Weston
Igor Sullivan:
Rick Lenz
Arturo Sánchez:
Vito Scotti

Duration: 1 hour, 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One North WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland

Comedy starring Walter Matthau, in which a veteran CIA agent decides to teach his superiors a lesson by publishing his memoirs. Realising the risk, they try to stop him. Show more

Contributors

Miles Kendig/James Butler/Mr Hannaway/Leonard Ross:
Walter Matthau
Isobel von Schonenberg:
Glenda Jackson
Joe Cutter:
Sam Waterston
Myerson:
Ned Beatty
Westlake:
George Baker

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Duration: 1 hour, 40 minutes

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

Two neighbours (Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau), who have been rivals since a youthful feud over a woman, renew their animosity when an attractive widow moves in across the street. Show more

Contributors

John Gustafson:
Jack Lemmon
Max Goldman:
Walter Matthau
Grandpa Gustafson:
Burgess Meredith
Melanie:
Daryl Hannah
Jacob Goldman:
Kevin Pollak
Snyder:
Buck Henry
Weatherman:
Steve Cochran
Director:
Donald Petrie
Producer:
John Davis

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Duration: 1 hour, 37 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One North WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One London

Satirical tale of mistaken identity in which an escaped mental patient assumes the identity of his psychiatrist and gets a job on a radio advice show. Show more