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Duration: 2 hours, 11 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern IrelandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

Available for 4 months

Classic biopic about the heroic life of Douglas Bader, who became a World War II ace after losing both legs in an air crash. Show more

Contributors

Douglas Bader:
Kenneth More
Thelma Bader:
Muriel Pavlow
Johnny Sanderson:
Lyndon Brook
Nurse Brace:
Dorothy Alison
Harry Day:
Michael Warre
Robert Desoutter:
Sydney Tafler
'Woody' Woodhall:
Howard Marion Crawford
Streatfield:
Nigel Green
Warrant Officer West:
Michael Ripper
Adjutant of Prison Camp:
Eric Pohlmann
Flying Instructor Pearson:
Michael Gough
Wing Commander Beiseigel:
Ernest Clark
Director:
Lewis Gilbert

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

Contributors

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

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