1923–2014 | British actor, director, producer
British character actor who escaped from early typecasting as a young coward, revealed an ambitious range of characterisations, and went on to produce and direct
Richard Attenborough became a life peer in 1993. Married actress Sheila Sim in 1945.
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Watch Richard Attenborough on British television
- A Severed Head (1971)
- Wednesday at 12am on Talking Pictures
- A wine merchant has a long-standing affair that he thinks is secret, but is annoyed when his wife tries the same game.
- The Man Upstairs (1958)
- Thursday at 2.45pm on London Live
- 30th May at 7.10pm on Talking Pictures
- 3rd June at 4.15am on Talking Pictures
- A mild-mannered lodger becomes violent, injures a policeman, and barricades himself in his room.
- The Great Escape (1963)
- Friday at 4.55am on Sky Cinema Drama HD
- Monday at 4.05pm on Sky Cinema Drama HD
- Allied prisoners plan to escape from a German prison camp.