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Duration: 1 hour, 48 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Powerful melodrama adapted from the Tennessee Williams play. Strained emotions mark the birthday celebration of southern plantation owner and patriarch Big Daddy.

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Maggie Pollitt:
Elizabeth Taylor
Brick Pollitt:
Paul Newman
Big Daddy Pollitt:
Burl Ives
Gooper Pollitt:
Jack Carson
Big Momma Pollitt:
Judith Anderson
Mae Pollitt:
Madeleine Sherwood
Dr Baugh:
Larry Gates
Deacon Davis:
Vaughn Taylor
Writer:
James Poe
Director of photography:
William Daniels

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Duration: 1 hour, 35 minutes

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

Powerful, hard-bitten prison melodrama about a group of six violent convicts who revolt against their sadistic warden. Starring Burt Lancaster and Hume Cronyn. Show more

Contributors

Joe Collins:
Burt Lancaster
Captain Munsey:
Hume Cronyn
Flossie:
Anita Colby
Louie Miller #7033:
Sam Levene
'Freshman' Stack:
Jeff Corey
Spencer:
John Hoyt
Director:
Jules Dassin

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Duration: 1 hour, 35 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Drama about an army officer's struggle to secure the burial of a black Vietnam War hero in a traditionally all-white Georgia cemetery. Starring John Lithgow. Show more

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Maj Kendall Laird:
John Lithgow
Gen Willard P Hauer:
Richard Bradford
Booker T Douglas:
Richard Brooks
Luther Johnson:
Morgan Freeman
Bradford Erskine:
John Philbin
Ada Johnson:
CCH Pounder

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