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Duration: 2 hours, 1 minute

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

Available for 8 months

Classic documentary-style account of the trials of a British warship during World War II. A captain is haunted by the loss of his past vessel and seeks revenge.


Duration: 1 hour, 22 minutes

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

Available for 2 months

Classic Ealing comedy about the mayhem that ensues when a whisky-laden ship runs aground off the coast of the Outer Hebrides during the Second World War. Show more


Captain Paul Waggett:
Basil Radford
Peggy Macroon:
Joan Greenwood
George Campbell:
Gordon Jackson
Mrs Waggett:
Catherine Lacey
Sergeant Odd:
Bruce Seton
Joseph Macroon:
Wylie Watson
Catriona Macroon:
Gabrielle Blunt
Mrs Campbell:
Jean Cadell
The Biffer:
Morland Graham
Sammy MacCodrum:
John Gregson