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"British Film Forever" (2007) More at IMDbPro »

Season: 1
Year: 2007


Season 1


Season 1, Episode 1: Guns, Gangsters and Getaways: The Story of the British Crime Thriller

28 July 2007


Jessica Hynes ... Herself - Narrator (voice) (as Jessica Stevenson)

Daniel Craig ... Himself

Michael Caine ... Himself (as Sir Michael Caine)

Richard Attenborough ... Himself (as Lord Richard Attenborough)

Bob Hoskins ... Himself

Martin Kemp ... Himself

James Purefoy ... Himself

Paul Kaye ... Himself

Helen Mirren ... Herself (as Dame Helen Mirren)
John Mackenzie ... Himself

Nick Moran ... Himself
Richard Bacon ... Himself
Melanie Williams ... Herself (as Dr. Melanie Williams)
Roy Ward Baker ... Himself

Ronald Neame ... Himself (as Ronald Neame CBE)
John Russell Taylor ... Himself

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself (archive footage)
Mark Eccleston ... Himself
Daisy Goodwin ... Herself

Kate Hardie ... Herself
Jake Arnott ... Himself

Simon Callow ... Himself (as Simon Callow CBE)

Guy Hamilton ... Himself

Sarah Miles ... Herself
Matthew Sweet ... Himself

Pauline Collins ... Herself (as Pauline Collins OBE)

Timothy Spall ... Himself (as Timothy Spall OBE)

John Hurt ... Himself (as John Hurt CBE)
Chris Bisson ... Himself

Al Murray ... Himself

Sanjeev Bhaskar ... Himself (as Sanjeev Bhaskar OBE)

Albert R. Broccoli ... Himself (archive footage) (as 'Cubby' Broccoli)
Gerry Crampton ... Himself

Barbara Broccoli ... Herself

Michael G. Wilson ... Himself

John Landis ... Himself
Bryan Forbes ... Himself (as Bryan Forbes CBE)
Lewis Gilbert ... Himself (as Lewis Gilbert CBE)

Mischa Barton ... Herself

Kate Winslet ... Herself

Charlie Higson ... Himself
Madeline Smith ... Herself
James Brown ... Himself
John Sergeant ... Himself
Len Deighton ... Himself

Kevin Macdonald ... Himself
Sumit Bose ... Himself

Jamie Foreman ... Himself

Toby Young ... Himself
Cathy Tyson ... Herself
Paul Andrew Williams ... Himself

Danny Boyle ... Himself

Edith Bowman ... Herself

Jamie Bell ... Himself

Ewan McGregor ... Himself
Jeremy Vine ... Himself

Shauna Macdonald ... Herself

Clare Grogan ... Herself

Richard E. Grant ... Himself (as Richard E Grant)

Guy Ritchie ... Himself

Adrian Lester ... Himself
Steve Furst ... Himself

Martin Campbell ... Himself

Eva Green ... Herself

Rob Brydon ... Traffic Warden (archive footage) (uncredited)

Christopher Eccleston ... David Stephens (archive footage) (uncredited)

William Hartnell ... Dallow (archive footage) (uncredited)

Vinnie Jones ... Big Chris (archive footage) (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 2: Longing, Loving and Leg-Overs: The Story of British Romance

4 August 2007


Jessica Hynes ... Herself - Narrator (voice) (as Jessica Stevenson)

Richard Curtis ... Himself (as Richard Curtis CBE)

Tim Bevan ... Himself (as Tim Bevan CBE)

Kate Winslet ... Herself

Charlie Higson ... Himself

Simon Callow ... Himself (as Simon Callow CBE)
Daisy Goodwin ... Herself

Mischa Barton ... Herself

Hugh Grant ... Himself (archive footage)

John Sessions ... Himself
Joan Bakewell ... Herself (as Joan Bakewell CBE)

Julian Fellowes ... Himself

Karen Krizanovich ... Herself
Phill Jupitus ... Himself
Ian Christie ... Himself

Kevin Macdonald ... Himself

Jack Cardiff ... Himself (as Jack Cardiff OBE)

Rufus Sewell ... Himself
Pam Cook ... Herself (as Prof. Pam Cook)

Amanda Donohoe ... Herself

Anna Massey ... Herself (as Anna Massey OBE)
Christopher Frayling ... Himself (as Sir Christopher Frayling)

Thelma Schoonmaker ... Herself
Ludovic Kennedy ... Himself (as Sir Ludovic Kennedy)
Emeric Pressburger ... Himself (archive footage)
Michael Powell ... Himself (archive footage)

Ken Russell ... Himself

Sarah Miles ... Herself

Martin Freeman ... Himself
Jake Arnott ... Himself

Noël Coward ... Himself (archive footage) (as Sir Noel Coward)
Mark Eccleston ... Himself
Sheridan Morley ... Himself

Ronald Neame ... Himself (as Ronald Neame CBE)

Pauline Collins ... Herself (as Pauline Collins OBE)

Michael York ... Himself (as Michael York OBE)

Julie Christie ... Herself (archive footage)
Frederic Raphael ... Himself

Michael Caine ... Himself (as Sir Michael Caine)
Lewis Gilbert ... Himself (as Lewis Gilbert CBE)
Willy Russell ... Himself

Jane Asher ... Herself

Steve Coogan ... Himself
Shirley Anne Field ... Herself

Adrian Lester ... Himself

Paul O'Grady ... Himself
Michael Williams ... Himself (as Dr. Michael Williams)
Muriel Pavlow ... Herself

Stephanie Beacham ... Herself

Dirk Bogarde ... Himself (archive footage)
Matthew Sweet ... Himself
Roy Ward Baker ... Himself

Sylvia Syms ... Herself (as Sylvia Syms OBE)

Nick Moran ... Himself

Terence Davies ... Himself

Harold Pinter ... Himself (as Sir Harold Pinter)

Malcolm McLaren ... Himself
Oliver Tobias ... Himself (archive footage)

Joan Collins ... Herself (archive footage)

Margo Stilley ... Herself
Jeremy Vine ... Himself
Bill Forsyth ... Himself

Clare Grogan ... Herself
James King ... Himself

Season 1, Episode 3: Hardship, Humour and Heroes: The Story of British Realism

11 August 2007


Jessica Hynes ... Herself - Narrator (voice) (as Jessica Stevenson)

Phil Davis ... Himself

Mike Leigh ... Himself (as Mike Leigh OBE)

Ken Loach ... Himself

Johnny Vegas ... Himself

Shauna Macdonald ... Herself

Jamie Bell ... Himself

Richard E. Grant ... Himself (as Richard E Grant)

Ewan McGregor ... Himself

Danny Boyle ... Himself

Martin Compston ... Himself
Jason Solomons ... Himself

Peter Mullan ... Himself

Malcolm McDowell ... Himself

Sylvia Syms ... Herself (as Sylvia Syms OBE)
Willy Russell ... Himself
John Sergeant ... Himself

Tony Richardson ... Himself (archive footage)
Karel Reisz ... Himself (archive footage)

Timothy Spall ... Himself (as Timothy Spall OBE)
Alan Sillitoe ... Himself
Shirley Anne Field ... Herself

Nick Moran ... Himself

Julian Fellowes ... Himself
Walter Lassally ... Himself
Rita Tushingham ... Herself
Matthew Sweet ... Himself

David Puttnam ... Himself (as Lord David Puttnam)

Earl Cameron ... Himself
Roy Ward Baker ... Himself
Tony Garnett ... Himself
John Mackenzie ... Himself

David Bradley ... Himself
Danny Baker ... Himself

Colin Welland ... Himself

Brian Glover ... Himself (archive footage)
Richard Lester ... Himself

Billy Bragg ... Himself

Stephen Frears ... Himself
Kim Newman ... Himself

Phil Daniels ... Himself

Tim Roth ... Himself

Ruth Sheen ... Herself

Terence Davies ... Himself

Don Boyd ... Himself

Paul O'Grady ... Himself

Martin Freeman ... Himself
Steve Furst ... Himself

Gary Oldman ... Himself (archive footage)
Joel Haramath ... Himself

Jane Horrocks ... Herself

Pawel Pawlikowski ... Himself

Richard Curtis ... Himself (as Richard Curtis CBE)

Stephen Daldry ... Himself (as Stephen Daldry CBE)

Season 1, Episode 4: Corsets, Cleavage and Country Houses: The Story of British Costume Drama

18 August 2007


Jessica Hynes ... Herself - Narrator (voice) (as Jessica Stevenson)

Kate Winslet ... Herself

Timothy Spall ... Himself (as Timothy Spall OBE)

Steve Coogan ... Himself

Amanda Donohoe ... Herself
Mark Eccleston ... Himself
Jane Crowther ... Herself

James Purefoy ... Himself
Jeremy Vine ... Himself

Jane Asher ... Herself
Daisy Goodwin ... Herself

Simon Callow ... Himself (as Simon Callow CBE)
Andy Medhurst ... Himself

Paul O'Grady ... Himself

Karen Krizanovich ... Herself

Gurinder Chadha ... Herself (as Gurinder Chadha OBE)

Anthony Hopkins ... Himself (as Sir Anthony Hopkins)

Sanjeev Bhaskar ... Himself (as Sanjeev Bhaskar OBE)

David Oyelowo ... Himself

Colin Welland ... Himself

Nigel Havers ... Himself

David Puttnam ... Himself (as Lord David Puttnam)
Christopher Frayling ... Himself (as Sir Christopher Frayling)
Alexander Korda ... Himself (archive footage)
Lewis Gilbert ... Himself

Merle Oberon ... Herself (archive footage)
Matthew Sweet ... Himself
Joan Bakewell ... Herself (as Joan Bakewell CBE)
Richard Olivier ... Himself

John Sessions ... Himself

Hayley Mills ... Herself

Nick Moran ... Himself

Ronald Neame ... Himself (as Ronald Neame CBE)

Sarah Miles ... Herself
John Howard Davies ... Himself

Brian Cox ... Himself (as Brian Cox CBE)

Omar Sharif ... Himself

Steven Spielberg ... Himself
Willy Russell ... Himself

Rufus Sewell ... Himself
Lucy Moore ... Herself

Mark Lester ... Himself

Martin Freeman ... Himself

Bernard Cribbins ... Himself

Jenny Agutter ... Herself

Paul Kaye ... Himself

Richard Curtis ... Himself (as Richard Curtis CBE)

Harold Pinter ... Himself (as Sir Harold Pinter)

Julian Fellowes ... Himself
Sumit Bose ... Himself

Richard Attenborough ... Himself (as Lord Richard Attenborough)

Ben Kingsley ... Himself (archive footage)

Anna Massey ... Herself (as Anna Massey CBE)

Don Boyd ... Himself

Sally Potter ... Himself

Adrian Lester ... Himself

Mike Leigh ... Himself (as Mike Leigh OBE)

Richard E. Grant ... Himself

Rob Brydon ... Capt. Toby Shandy / Rob Brydon (archive footage) (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 5: Magic, Murder and Monsters: The Story of British Horror and Fantasy

25 August 2007


Jessica Hynes ... Herself - Narrator (voice) (as Jessica Stevenson)

Simon Pegg ... Himself

Danny Boyle ... Himself
Anne Billson ... Herself

Mark Gatiss ... Himself

John Landis ... Himself
Sumit Bose ... Himself

Jenny Agutter ... Herself

Rufus Sewell ... Himself
Jonathan Rigby ... Himself
Jimmy Sangster ... Himself
Kim Newman ... Himself
Christopher Frayling ... Himself (as Sir Christopher Frayling)
Phill Jupitus ... Himself

Martin Scorsese ... Himself (archive footage)
David McGillivray ... Himself

Martin Stephens ... Himself

Barbara Shelley ... Herself

Peter Cushing ... Himself (archive footage)
John Hamilton ... Himself

Ken Russell ... Himself

Anna Massey ... Herself
Michael Powell ... Himself (archive footage)
Stanley A. Long ... Himself

Michael Winner ... Himself

Roman Polanski ... Himself (archive footage)

Ian Ogilvy ... Himself

Steve Coogan ... Himself
Danny Baker ... Himself
Roy Ward Baker ... Himself

Richard Todd ... Himself

Sylvia Syms ... Herself (as Sylvia Syms OBE)

Christopher Lee ... Himself (archive footage)
James Carreras ... Himself (archive footage) (as Sir James Carreras)

Ingrid Pitt ... Herself
Tudor Gates ... Himself

Shauna Macdonald ... Herself
Madeline Smith ... Herself

Yutte Stensgaard ... Herself (archive footage)
Pete Walker ... Himself

Terry Gilliam ... Himself

John Boorman ... Himself

Rupert Grint ... Himself

Timothy Spall ... Himself (as Timothy Spall OBE)

Mischa Barton ... Herself

Neil Marshall ... Himself

Jimi Mistry ... Himself

John Hurt ... Himself (as John Hurt CBE)

David Lynch ... Himself (archive footage)
Freddie Francis ... Himself

Anthony Hopkins ... Himself (as Sir Anthony Hopkins)

Season 1, Episode 6: Bullets, Bombs and Bridges: The Story of the War Film

1 September 2007


Jessica Hynes ... Herself - Narrator (voice) (as Jessica Stevenson)

Richard Todd ... Himself (as Richard Todd OBE)

Al Murray ... Himself

Kate Adie ... Herself (as Kate Adie OBE)
Simon Weston ... Himself (as Simon Weston OBE)
Dan Snow ... Himself

Karen Krizanovich ... Herself

Richard Curtis ... Himself (as Richard Curtis CBE)
Jo Berry ... Herself

Paul Greengrass ... Himself
Barry Ackroyd ... Himself
Christopher Frayling ... Himself (as Sir Christopher Frayling)
Andrew Collins ... Himself

Kevin Macdonald ... Himself

Billy Bragg ... Himself

Jack Cardiff ... Himself (as Jack Cardiff OBE)
Bryan Forbes ... Himself (as Bryan Forbes CBE)
John Sergeant ... Himself

Guy Hamilton ... Himself
Muriel Pavlow ... Herself
Lewis Gilbert ... Himself (as Lewis Gilbert CBE)

Virginia McKenna ... Herself (as Virginia McKenna OBE)

John Sessions ... Himself

Ewan McGregor ... Himself
Joan Bakewell ... Herself (as Joan Bakewell CBE)
Ian Christie ... Himself (as Prof. Ian Christie)

Thelma Schoonmaker ... Herself
Michael Powell ... Himself (archive footage)

Ronald Neame ... Himself (as Ronald Neame CBE)

Toby Young ... Himself
Sheridan Morley ... Himself
Melanie Williams ... Herself (as Prof. Melanie Williams)

Richard Attenborough ... Himself (as Lord Richard Attenborough)
Juliet Gardiner ... Herself

Sylvia Syms ... Herself (as Sylvia Syms OBE)

John Boorman ... Himself

Sarah Miles ... Herself

Sammi Davis ... Herself
Phill Jupitus ... Himself

Sanjeev Bhaskar ... Himself (as Sanjeev Bhaskar OBE)

Hayley Mills ... Herself

Jenny Agutter ... Herself

Amanda Donohoe ... Herself
Steve Bell ... Himself
Richard Lester ... Himself
Rita Tushingham ... Himself

David Oyelowo ... Himself

Michael Caine ... Himself (as Sir Michael Caine)
Willy Russell ... Himself

Brian Cox ... Himself (as Brian Cox CBE)

Anthony Hopkins ... Himself (as Sir Anthony Hopkins)
James Beck ... Pte. Joe Walker (archive footage) (uncredited)

Clive Dunn ... LCpl. Jack Jones (archive footage) (uncredited)

Adolf Hitler ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

John Laurie ... Pte. James Frazer (archive footage) (uncredited)

Ian Lavender ... Pte. Frank Pike (archive footage) (uncredited)

John Le Mesurier ... Sgt. Arthur Wilson (archive footage) (uncredited)

Arthur Lowe ... Capt. George Mainwaring (archive footage) (uncredited)

Philip Madoc ... U-Boat Captain (archive footage) (uncredited)

Arnold Ridley ... Pte. Charles Godfrey (archive footage) (uncredited)

Peter Sellers ... Dr. Strangelove (archive footage) (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 7: Sauce, Satire and Silliness: The Story of British Comedy

8 September 2007


Jessica Hynes ... Herself - Narrator (voice) (as Jessica Stevenson)

Simon Pegg ... Himself

Terry Gilliam ... Himself

Mark Gatiss ... Himself

Richard E. Grant ... Himself (as Richard E Grant)

Kate Winslet ... Herself

Nick Park ... Himself (as Nick Park CBE)

Peter Lord ... Himself (as Peter Lord CBE)

Timothy Spall ... Himself (as Timothy Spall OBE)

Phil Daniels ... Himself
Phill Jupitus ... Himself

Peter Sallis ... Himself (as Peter Sallis OBE)

David Puttnam ... Himself (as Lord David Puttnam)

Michael Balcon ... Himself (archive footage)

Jill Balcon ... Herself

Martin Freeman ... Himself

Nick Moran ... Himself

Ewan McGregor ... Himself

Alec Guinness ... Himself (archive footage)

John Landis ... Himself

Michael Caine ... Himself (as Sir Michael Caine)

Jenny Agutter ... Herself
Andrew Collins ... Himself
Andy Medhurst ... Himself

Paul O'Grady ... Himself
Muriel Pavlow ... Herself

Roy Hudd ... Himself (as Roy Hudd OBE)

Adrian Lester ... Himself

Ronald Neame ... Himself (as Ronald Neame CBE)

Norman Wisdom ... Himself (as Sir Norman Wisdom)

Gurinder Chadha ... Herself (as Gurinder Chadha OBE)
John Howard Davies ... Himself
George Cole ... Himself (as George Cole OBE)

Leslie Phillips ... Himself (as Leslie Phillips OBE)
Fenella Fielding ... Herself
Danny Baker ... Himself

Jim Dale ... Himself (as Jim Dale MBE)
Peter Rogers ... Himself

Clare Grogan ... Herself
Liz Fraser ... Herself
Matthew Sweet ... Himself
Mark Steel ... Himself
David McGillivray ... Himself
Stanley A. Long ... Himself

Richard Attenborough ... Himself (as Lord Richard Attenborough)
Ian Carmichael ... Himself (as Ian Carmichael OBE)
Richard Lester ... Himself
Jeremy Vine ... Himself

Paul Kaye ... Himself

George Harrison ... Himself (archive footage)

Al Murray ... Himself

Bruce Robinson ... Himself

Sanjeev Bhaskar ... Himself (as Sanjeev Bhaskar OBE)
Bill Forsyth ... Himself

Simon Beaufoy ... Himself
Joanna Swain ... Herself

David Oyelowo ... Himself

Jimi Mistry ... Himself
Chris Bisson ... Himself
Richard Bacon ... Himself

Sacha Baron Cohen ... Borat Sagdiyev (archive footage) (uncredited)

Mel Gibson ... Rocky (archive footage) (uncredited)

Paul McGann ... Marwood (archive footage) (uncredited)

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