A young man depressed by his urban environment turns to crime.
In the 1880s, an English lord and lady are killed in Africa, and their son is brought up by apes.
A city clerk discovers he has the power to work miracles (given him by supportive gods) and nearly causes the end of the Earth.
In 1944, after partisans blow up a detachment of SS troops in a Rome street, a German colonel makes an ineffectual attempt to resist an order to shoot 330 Italians in retaliation.
Assorted Americans try to recover rare minerals from the wreck of the ship that sank in the North Atlantic in 1912
An Edwardian duke and an American heiress plan a chaperoned trial marriage on a remote Scottish castle.
Sailors struck by lightning on Salisbury Plain are transported back to ancient Rome.
In 1939, a Russian inventor is sent to observe the British way of life.
During World War II, a girl believed drowned returns from the front to find her husband remarried.
A downtrodden clerk and his dowdy wife go to war, and come back unrecognisably improved.
A Western rancher is accused of wounding his wife and murdering her parents.
A wealthy advertising man fails in a suicide attempt and spends his convalescence reflecting on his unsatisfactory emotional life.
When a schoolteacher’s wife is found dead, the police have three suspects.
A British agent in German-occupied France suspects a local woman of conspiring with the Nazis.
A village Women’s Institute prepares for a visit by Mrs Roosevelt.
During World War II, a rich ATS girl falls for her butler who has become a lieutenant.
A socialite suspected of being a Nazi sympathiser is really a British spy.
Persecuted Quakers leave England for America.
An auditor is caught up in a murder and espionage whilst visiting a company.
War in 1940 is followed by plague, rebellion, a new glass-based society and the first rocketship to the moon.
Brighton policemen track down the murderer of a woman found in a lonely house on the beach.
In 1902, two Boers and a cashiered English officer set out to recover stolen diamonds.
The early years of the state of Israel, seen through various eyes.
British tourists spend a weekend in the gay city.
An author leaves his wife for another woman, changes his mind on the journey, pulls the communication cord and causes a train crash. Or does he?