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Duration: 1 hour, 22 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Biting Ealing satire about a scientist (Alec Guinness) who invents an indestructible fibre but finds that everyone wants to destroy his formula. Show more


Sidney Stratton:
Sir Alec Guinness
Daphne Birnley:
Joan Greenwood
Alan Birnley:
Cecil Parker
Vida Hope
Michael Corland:
Michael Gough
Sir John Kierlaw:
Ernest Thesiger
Sidney Cole