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Duration: 2 hours, 27 minutes

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

World War II drama starring George Hamilton which follows a platoon of Allied soldiers as they progress from Sicily to the Normandy landing and the advance into Germany. Show more

Contributors

Sgt Trower:
George Hamilton
Cpl Chase:
George Peppard
Sgt Craig:
Eli Wallach
French Woman:
Jeanne Moreau
Sikh Soldier:
Tutte Lemkow
Russian Soldier:
Albert Finney
Director:
Carl Foreman

Duration: 2 hours, 7 minutes

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

Available for 6 months

In 1944, the French Resistance must stop a train without damaging its cargo of valuable modern master paintings, which an unusually art-loving Nazi official has appropriated.

Contributors

Paul Labiche:
Burt Lancaster
Christine:
Jeanne Moreau
Colonel Franz Von Waldheim:
Paul Scofield
Papa Boule:
Michel Simon
Producer:
Jules Bricken

Screen One

Series 5

Episode 2: A Foreign Field

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Nostalgic comic drama in which two veterans of the Normandy landings return to France to visit the grave of their wartime buddy, sparking memories of an old girlfriend. Show more