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On the Waterfront

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

An examination of On the Waterfront, revealing how behind its success lies a story of betrayal and resentment, born from America's anti-communist fervour of the 1950s. Show more

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Debbie Reynolds

Duration: 29 minutes

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

A look back at the life of actress Debbie Reynolds. In a selection of rare interviews, Debbie discusses her favourite film roles and her relationship with daughter Carrie Fisher. Show more

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Child Stars

Duration: 39 minutes

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

With classic interviews and rarely seen archive footage, Sylvia Syms examines the world of the big screen's smallest stars - the child actors. Show more

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Maggie Smith

Duration: 38 minutes

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

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Sylvia Syms presents rarely seen footage from the BBC archives that explores the life and career of one of Britain's best-loved actresses, Maggie Smith. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Maggie Smith
Narrator:
Sylvia Syms
Executive Producer:
Carla-Maria Lawson
Series Producer:
Simon Goretzki
Assistant Producer:
Kate Robertson

Duration: 43 minutes

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

Sylvia Syms looks through the BBC archive to discover what makes an epic, looking at the history of epics from the Ten Commandments and Ben Hur through to Titanic and Gladiator. Show more

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John Huston

Duration: 35 minutes

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

A retrospective look at television appearances made over the years by actor and director John Huston, with interviews from the archive and classic clips. Show more

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Bing Crosby

Duration: 38 minutes

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

A look at TV appearances made over the years by Bing Crosby, with interviews from the archive and classic clips capturing the milestones and highlights of his life and career. Show more

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Alan Rickman

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

A look back at the life and work of Alan Rickman, one of Britain's best-loved actors, who died in January 2016. Narrated by Sylvia Syms. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Sylvia Syms
Executive Producer:
Carla-Maria Lawson
Series Producer:
Simon Goretzki
Producer:
Simon Catt
Production Coordinator:
Kate Moore

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Harry Potter

Duration: 29 minutes

Warwick Davis explores the BBC archives and conjures up the story of the Harry Potter films - a tale that starts with the casting of Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Warwick Davis
Series Producer:
Simon Goretzki
Series Editor:
Simon Catt
Production Coordinator:
Kate Moore
Series Editor:
Kit Sinclair
Production Manager:
Matthew Bolton

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Roger Moore

Duration: 1 hour

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

A look back at the life and career of one of Britain's best-loved actors, Sir Roger Moore, who died in 2017, just months before his 90th birthday. Show more

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Bette and Joan

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Sylvia Syms looks through the BBC archives to tell the story of one of Hollywood's greatest ever feuds - the rivalry between legendary actresses Bette Davis and Joan Crawford. Show more

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Barry Norman

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Rory Bremner explores the BBC archives for an affectionate look back at the career of Barry Norman, who hosted the BBC's Film Review show for 26 years. Show more

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

As double-Oscar winner Jane Fonda approaches her 80th birthday, a look back at the life of one of Hollywood's most successful and controversial actresses. Show more

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Ingrid Bergman

Duration: 32 minutes

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

A retrospective look at television appearances made over the years by Hollywood icon Ingrid Bergman, capturing the milestones and highlights of her life and career. Show more

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Bette Davis

Duration: 43 minutes

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

A look back at television appearances made over the years by Hollywood legend Bette Davis, capturing the milestones of her life and career. Narrated by Sylvia Syms. Show more

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Omar Sharif

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

A look back at the life of the actor Omar Sharif, who died in July 2015 at the age of 83. Featuring archive interviews with the BBC and contributions from director David Lean. Show more

Duration: 35 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Scotland

A look back at television appearances made over the years by the Oscar-winning actor Sir John Mills, capturing the milestones of his life and career. Show more

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David Niven

Duration: 47 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

A retrospective look at television appearances made over the years by Oscar-winning actor David Niven, capturing the milestones and highlights of his life and career. Show more

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James Mason

Duration: 40 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

A look back at television appearances made over the years by Oscar-nominated Hollywood star James Mason. Narrated by Sylvia Syms. Show more

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Shirley Maclaine

Duration: 46 minutes

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

A retrospective look at television appearances made over the years by one of Hollywood's most outspoken stars, Shirley Maclaine. Narrated by Sylvia Syms. Show more