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Duration: 1 hour, 25 minutes

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

Classic love story. A chance meeting in a railway station brings together two married people. They fall in love, but their secret happiness is marred by the furtive way they must carry on the affair. Show more


David Lean
Dr Alec Harvey:
Trevor Howard
Laura Jesson:
Celia Johnson
Albert Godby:
Stanley Holloway
Myrtle Bagot:
Joyce Carey
Ronald Neame

Duration: 1 hour, 40 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Espionage thriller based on the true story of an intelligence officer who plans an elaborate hoax to fool the Nazis into thinking the Allies are about to invade Greece, not Sicily. Show more


Lieutenant Commander Ewen Montagu:
Clifton Webb
Lucy Sherwood:
Gloria Grahame
Lieutenant George Acres:
Robert Flemyng
Patrick O'Reilly:
Stephen Boyd
Sir Bernard Spilsbury:
Andre Morell
Admiral Cross:
Laurence Naismith
General Nye:
Geoffrey Keen
General Coburn:
Michael Hordern
The Father:
Moultrie Kelsall
Taxi Driver:
Cyril Cusack
Joan Hickson
Club Porter:
Miles Malleson
Shop Assistant:
Richard Wattis
Ronald Neame
Andre Hakim

Duration: 1 hour, 48 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Available for 5 weeks

Musical adaptation of Dickens's classic story, A Christmas Carol. It's Christmas Eve, but the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge dismisses the festivities around him. Show more


Ronald Neame
Ebenezer Scrooge:
Albert Finney
Jacob Marley's Ghost:
Sir Alec Guinness
Ghost of Christmas Past:
Edith Evans
Ghost of Christmas Present:
Kenneth More

Duration: 1 hour, 53 minutes

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

Available for 4 days

Vivid adaptation of the Dickens classic about a poor young orphan who becomes a gentleman of means thanks to a mysterious benefactor. Show more


Joe Gargery:
Bernard Miles
Miss Havisham:
Martita Hunt
Abel Magwitch:
Finlay Currie
Young Pip:
Anthony Wager
Estella as a child:
Jean Simmons
Herbert Pocket:
Sir Alec Guinness
David Lean
David Lean
Ronald Neame