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Duration: 1 hour, 47 minutes

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

Ken Russell's flamboyant treatment of The Who's rock opera about a deaf, dumb and blind boy who achieves a messianic status as a pinball player. Show more

Contributors

Nora Walker-Hobbs:
Ann-Margret undefined
Frank Hobbs:
Oliver Reed
Pinball Wizard:
Elton John
Preacher:
Eric Clapton
Specialist:
Jack Nicholson
Captain Walker:
Robert Powell
Cousin Kevin:
Paul Nicholas
Acid Queen:
Tina Turner
Uncle Ernie:
Keith Moon
The Priest:
Arthur Brown
Sally Simpson:
Victoria Russell
Reverend Simpson:
Ben Aris
Mrs Simpson:
Mary Holland
Director:
Ken Russell
Producer:
Ken Russell
Director of photography:
Dick Bush
Director of photography:
Ronnie Taylor

Duration: 3 hours, 11 minutes

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

The celebrated blockbuster recounting the life of Mohandas K Gandhi, who started out as a lawyer and rose to become the leader of the Indian independence movement. Show more

Contributors

Mahatma Gandhi:
Ben Kingsley
Margaret Bourke-White:
Candice Bergen
General Dyer:
Edward Fox
Lord Irwin:
John Gielgud
Judge Broomfield:
Trevor Howard
The Viceroy:
John Mills
Charlie Andrews:
Ian Charleson
General Smuts:
Athol Fugard
Sardar Patel:
Saeed Jaffrey
Pandit Nehru:
Roshan Seth
Senior Police Officer:
Ian Bannen
Sir George Hodge:
Michael Hordern
Nahari:
Om Puri
Sir Edward Gait:
Richard Vernon
Commentator:
Shane Rimmer
European Passenger:
Peter Cartwright
Police Sergeant:
Ken Hutchison
Manager of the Mine:
John Savident
Composer:
Ravi Shankar
Director of photography:
Ronnie Taylor
Director of photography:
Billy Williams