Talking Pictures Series 1

Series 1

Talking Pictures Series 1

First Air Date: January 05, 2013

First Aired on    :   2013
Episodes    :   34 episodes



Episodes

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1x34 Sean Connery (January 17, 2015)


A look at the life of Sean Connery, using rarely seen television interviews and classic archive clips to tell the story of his life and career.


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1x33 Michael Caine (January 10, 2015)


A look at the life of acting legend Michael Caine, using rarely seen television interviews and classic archive clips to tell the story of one Britain's most successful actors. Narrated by Sylvia Syms.


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1x32 Julie Andrews (December 28, 2014)


A retrospective look at television appearances made over the years by Mary Poppins and Sound of Music star Julie Andrews, with interviews from the archive and classic clips.


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1x31 Maggie Smith (September 20, 2014)


Sylvia Syms narrates a look at the life of one of Britain's best and best-loved actresses, with classic archive footage of her appearances on the BBC demonstrating that when it comes to movie stardom, there really is nothing like a dame.


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1x30 Judi Dench (September 13, 2014)


Sylvia Syms presents rarely seen footage from the BBC archives that explores the life and career of one of Britain's best-loved actors, Dame Judi Dench.


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1x29 David Lean (August 23, 2014)


A compilation of rarely seen interviews and archive footage tells the story of movie-master David Lean, whose drive and genius made him one of Britain's greatest-ever film directors.


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1x28 Robert Redford (August 02, 2014)


The career of Robert Redford, one of the big screen's greatest heartthrobs, is examined in this exploration of the BBC archives, with rarely-seen interviews showing that he was always much more than just a pin-up. Narrated by Sylvia Syms.


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1x27 Peter O'Toole (July 19, 2014)


A look at the life of the Lawrence of Arabia star and legendary hell-raiser, Peter O'Toole, with rarely seen archive footage of his appearances on the BBC, exploring the story of his colourful career.


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1x26 Robert Mitchum (May 31, 2014)


The life and career of one of Hollywood's original bad boys, Robert Mitchum, is examined using archive footage of his appearances on the BBC that illustrate why he was a favourite of film fans, and an interviewer's nightmare.


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1x25 Paul Newman (May 26, 2014)


An examination of the life of actor Paul Newman, using rarely seen interviews from the BBC archives to tell the story of a career that made him one of Hollywood's greatest superstars. Narrated by Sylvia Syms.


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1x24 Sophia Loren (May 24, 2014)


An examination of the life and career of one of cinema's most glamorous stars, Sophia Loren, with rarely seen archive material telling the story of her hugely successful career.


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1x23 Laurence Olivier (May 17, 2014)


Sylvia Syms looks back on the life of Laurence Olivier, perhaps Britain's greatest actor, using rare material from the BBC archives to tell the story of his extraordinarily distinguished career.


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1x22 Deborah Kerr (May 10, 2014)


A look back at the career of British actress Deborah Kerr, with vintage television interviews and classic archive clips telling how she left Britain in the 1940s and became one of Hollywood's biggest stars.


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1x21 Richard Attenborough (May 03, 2014)


A look at the life and work of Richard Attenborough, with vintage interviews and classic archive clips illustrating a career that has made him one of British cinema's most popular and successful figures. Narrated by Sylvia Syms.


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1x20 Joan Fontaine (April 12, 2014)


A look at the life of Joan Fontaine, one of Britain's best-loved actresses, using rarely seen archive footage of her BBC appearances to tell the story of her Oscar-winning career.


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1x19 Shirley Maclaine (March 08, 2014)


A retrospective look at television appearances made over the years by one of Hollywood's most outspoken stars, Shirley Maclaine, with interviews and clips capturing the milestones and highlights of her Oscar-winning career. Narrated by Sylvia Syms.


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1x18 Alfred Hitchcock (March 01, 2014)


A retrospective look at television appearances made over the years by iconic Hollywood director Alfred Hitchcock, reflecting on the milestones and highlights of his life and career.


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1x17 Richard Burton (November 02, 2013)


A retrospective look at television appearances made over the years by Oscar nominated Hollywood icon Richard Burton, capturing the milestones and highlights of his life and career. Narrated by Sylvia Syms.


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1x16 Fred Astaire & Ginger Rogers (October 12, 2013)


A retrospective look at television appearances made over the years by legendary Hollywood double act Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire, capturing the milestones and highlights of their lives and careers.


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1x15 Charlton Heston (August 26, 2013)


A retrospective look at television appearances made over the years by Oscar winning Hollywood actor Charlton Heston, capturing the milestones and highlights of his life and career.


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1x14 James Mason (August 03, 2013)


A retrospective look at television appearances made over the years by Oscar nominated Hollywood star James Mason, capturing the milestones and highlights of his life and career. Narrated by Sylvia Syms.


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1x13 Gregory Peck (July 06, 2013)


A retrospective look at television appearances made over the years by Hollywood icon Gregory Peck, capturing the milestones and highlights of his life and career. Narrated by Sylvia Syms.


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1x12 Alec Guinness (May 11, 2013)


A retrospective look at television appearances made over the years by Alec Guinness, capturing the milestones and highlights of his life and career. Narrated by Sylvia Syms.


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1x11 Ingrid Bergman (April 27, 2013)


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. Narrated by Sylvia Syms.


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1x10 Orson Welles (April 01, 2013)


A retrospective look at television appearances made over the years by the legendary Hollywood actor and director Orson Welles, capturing the milestones and highlights of his life and career. Narrated by Sylvia Syms.


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1x09 Lauren Bacall (March 29, 2013)


A retrospective look at television appearances made over the years by Hollywood icon Lauren Bacall, following the changes and highlights of her life and career. Narrated by Sylvia Syms.


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1x08 James Stewart (March 09, 2013)


A retrospective look at television appearances made over the years by Oscar-winning actor James Stewart, capturing the milestones and highlights of his life and career. Narrated by Sylvia Syms.


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1x07 Dirk Bogarde (March 02, 2013)


A retrospective look at television appearances made over the years by Hollywood legend Dirk Bogarde, capturing the milestones and highlights of his life and career.


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1x06 Tony Curtis (February 23, 2013)


A retrospective look at television appearances made over the years by Hollywood icon Tony Curtis, capturing the milestones and highlights of his life and career.


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1x05 John Wayne (February 16, 2013)


A retrospective look at television appearances made over the years by Hollywood legend John Wayne, capturing the milestones and highlights of his life and career.


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1x04 Gene Kelly (February 02, 2013)


A retrospective look at television appearances made over the years by the legendary Hollywood actor and dancer Gene Kelly, capturing the milestones and highlights of his life and career.


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1x03 David Niven (January 19, 2013)


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


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1x02 John Mills (January 12, 2013)


A retrospective look at television appearances made over the years by the Osar-winning actor Sir John Mills, capturing the milestones and highlights of his life and career.


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1x01 Bette Davis (January 05, 2013)


A retrospective look at television appearances made over the years by Hollywood legend Bette Davis, capturing the milestones and highlights of her life and career.




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