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Duration: 2 hours, 14 minutes

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

Bittersweet musical drama based on the life of stage legend Fanny Brice, which takes up where Funny Girl left off. It is 1930, and Fanny begins a new romance. Show more

Contributors

Fanny Brice:
Barbra Streisand
Billy Rose:
James Caan
Nick Arnstein:
Omar Sharif
Bobby Moore:
Roddy McDowall
Bert Robbins:
Ben Vereen
Norma Butler:
Carole Wells
Bernard Baruch:
Larry Gates
Eleanor Holm:
Heidi O'Rourke
Billy's Girl:
Colleen Camp
Girl with Nick:
Alana Collins
Director:
Herbert Ross

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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.

Contributors

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, 46 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Available for 5 months

Thriller about the bigoted sheriff (Rod Steiger) of a small Mississippi town who finds himself forced into collaboration with a black detective (Sidney Poitier) from Philadelphia. Show more

Contributors

Virgil Tibbs:
Sidney Poitier
Gillespie:
Rod Steiger
Sam Wood:
Warren Oates
Mrs Colbert:
Lee Grant
Endicott:
Larry Gates
Mama Caleba:
Beah Richards
Harvey Oberst:
Scott Wilson