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Duration: 2 hours, 13 minutes

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

Drama about a young ballerina torn between two creative but possessive men - one a struggling composer, the other an autocratic impresario. Show more

Contributors

Boris Lermontov:
Anton Walbrook
Victoria Page:
Moira Shearer
Julian Craster:
Marius Goring
Ivan Boleslawsky:
Robert Helpmann
Sergei Ratov:
Albert Basserman
Irina Boronskaja:
Ludmilla Tcherina
Composer:
Brian Easdale
Director of photography:
Jack Cardiff

Duration: 2 hours, 14 minutes

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

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Classic whodunnit. While on a Nile steamer, detective Hercule Poirot investigates the death of an heiress who had stolen her best friend's fiance and crossed other passengers. Show more

Contributors

Hercule Poirot:
Peter Ustinov
Louise Bourget:
Jane Birkin
Mrs Van Schuyler:
Bette Davis
Colonel Race:
David Niven
Jacqueline De Bellefort:
Mia Farrow
Mrs Salome Otterbourne:
Angela Lansbury
Miss Bowers:
Maggie Smith
Linnet Ridgeway:
Lois Chiles
Mr Ferguson:
Jon Finch
Rosalie Otterbourne:
Olivia Hussey
Manager of the Karnak:
IS Johar
Andrew Pennington:
George Kennedy
Dr Bessner:
Jack Warden
Barnstaple:
Harry Andrews
Rockford:
Sam Wanamaker
Composer:
Nino Rota
Director of photography:
Jack Cardiff

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Duration: 3 hours, 18 minutes

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

Lavish adaptation of Tolstoy's novel concerning the complex story of two men's love for one woman, set against Napoleon's attempt to conquer Russia. Show more

Contributors

Pierre Bezukhov:
Henry Fonda
Natasha Rostova:
Audrey Hepburn
Prince Andrei Bolkonsky:
Mel Ferrer
Napoleon:
Herbert Lom
Helene Kuragina:
Anita Ekberg
Anatol Kuragin:
Vittorio Gassman
Nikolai Rostov:
Jeremy Brett
Prince Mikhail Andreevich Rostov:
Barry Jones
Field Marshal Kutuzov:
Oskar Homolka
Platon Karataev:
John Mills
Lisa Bolkonskaya:
Milly Vitale
Prince Bolkonsky:
Wilfred Lawson
Maria Bolkonskaya:
Anna Maria Ferrero
Sonia Rostova:
May Britt
Director:
King Vidor
Composer:
Nino Rota
Director of photography:
Jack Cardiff

Duration: 2 hours, 3 minutes

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

Action-packed seafaring romp in which a cunning Viking adventurer and an ambitious Moorish ruler become rivals in search of a giant legendary bell made of solid gold. Show more