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Duration: 1 hour, 50 minutes

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

Powerful drama, based on the novel by Penelope Mortimer, about a mother who suffers a nervous breakdown after learning of her third husband's infidelity. Starring Anne Bancroft. Show more

Contributors

Jo Armitage:
Anne Bancroft
Director:
Jack Clayton
Jake Armitage:
Peter Finch
Bob Conway:
James Mason
Jo's Father:
Cedric Hardwicke
Jo's Mother:
Rosalind Atkinson
Psychiatrist:
Eric Porter
Beth Conway:
Janine Gray
Philpott:
Maggie Smith
Woman in Hair Salon:
Yootha Joyce

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Duration: 1 hour, 48 minutes

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

Drama about a British doctor (Peter Finch) working in a Malayan village who acts as the reluctant mediator in a dispute between the native workers and the plantation owners. Show more

Contributors

Dr Alec Windom:
Peter Finch
George Hasbrook:
Robert Flemyng
Patterson:
Michael Hordern
Han Vidal:
John Cairney

Duration: 2 hours, 25 minutes

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

Available for 4 months

Gabrielle van der Mal enters a nunnery as a nursing postulant, but she is frequently at odds with her superiors as she can't help putting care for the patients above her obedience to the order. Show more

Contributors

Sister Luke:
Audrey Hepburn
Dr. Fortunati:
Peter Finch
Reverend Mother Emmanuel:
Edith Evans
Mother Mathilde:
Peggy Ashcroft
Dr. Van Der Mal:
Dean Jagger
Sister Margharita:
Mildred Dunnock
Mother Christophe:
Beatrice Straight
Sister William:
Patricia Collinge
Sister Eleanor:
Rosalie Crutchley
Mother Marcella:
Ruth White
Archangel Gabriel:
Colleen Dewhurst
Producer:
Henry Blanke

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Duration: 1 hour, 31 minutes

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

Adventure based on the Robert Louis Stevenson novel. In 18th-century Scotland, young David Balfour is kidnapped and cheated out of his inheritance at his scheming uncle's behest.

Contributors

Alan Breck Stewart:
Peter Finch
David Balfour:
James MacArthur
Robin Oig MacGregor:
Peter O'Toole
Captain Hoseason:
Bernard Lee
Uncle Ebenezer:
John Laurie
Cluny MacPherson:
Finlay Currie
Mr Rankeillor:
Miles Malleson
Mr Campbell:
Oliver Johnston
The Highlander:
Duncan Macrae

Duration: 2 hours, 40 minutes

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

Stylish adaptation of the Thomas Hardy novel. A beautiful, headstrong heiress has a profound effect on three men - a dashing sergeant, a wealthy landowner and a loyal shepherd. Show more

Contributors

Bathsheba:
Julie Christie
Sergeant Troy:
Terence Stamp
William Boldwood:
Peter Finch
Gabriel Oak:
Alan Bates
Mrs Hurst:
Alison Leggatt
Henery Fray:
Paul Dawkins
Jan Coggan:
Julian Somers
Cainy Ball:
Freddie Jones
Soberness:
Denise Coffey
Corporal:
Derek Ware

Duration: 1 hour, 56 minutes

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

Available for 4 months

During the Japanese advance in Malaya, a group of civilians is taken prisoner and forced to embark on a gruelling trek through the jungle.

Contributors

Jean Paget:
Virginia McKenna
Joe Harman:
Peter Finch
Mrs Dudley Frost:
Marie Lohr
Miss Horsefall:
Jean Anderson
Japanese Sergeant:
Takagi
Captain Sugaya:
Tran Van Khe
Solicitor:
Geoffrey Keen
Director:
Jack Lee
Producer:
Joseph Janni

Duration: 1 hour, 54 minutes

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

Second World War naval adventure based on the true story of the pursuit of the seemingly unstoppable German battleship Graf Spee. Show more

Contributors

Captain Bell:
John Gregson
Commodore Harwood:
Anthony Quayle
Captain Hans Langsdorff:
Peter Finch
Captain Woodhouse:
Ian Hunter
Captain Parry:
Jack Gwillim
Captain Dove:
Bernard Lee
Mike Fowler:
Lionel Murton
Mr Millington Drake:
Anthony Bushell
Dr Guani:
Peter Illing
Captain McCall:
Michael Goodliffe
Lieutenant Commander Medley:
Patrick Macnee
Captain Stubbs:
Andrew Cruickshank

Duration: 1 hour, 38 minutes

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

Dramatisation of one of the most ingenious escape bids of World War II, in which British soldiers use a wooden vaulting horse as cover when trying to get out of Stalag Luft III. Show more

Contributors

Peter:
Leo Genn
Bennett:
David Greene
Senior British Officer:
Patrick Waddington
Australian in Hospital:
Peter Finch
Director:
Jack Lee