1923–2014 | British actor, producer, director
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
- The Great Escape (1963)
- Thursday at 2.20pm on Sky Cinema Greats HD
- Allied prisoners plan to escape from a German prison camp.
- Brighton Rock (1948)
- Friday at 7.05pm on Talking Pictures
- The teenage leader of a racetrack gang uses a waitress as alibi to cover a murder, and marries her. He later decides to be rid of her, but fate takes a hand in his murder plot.
- Miracle on 34th Street (1994)
- Saturday at 9.20am on Sky Cinema Christmas HD
- Saturday at 9.40pm on Sky Cinema Christmas
- A department store Santa Claus promises a child that he will provide her with a house, a father and a brother for Christmas.
- The League of Gentlemen (1960)
- Saturday at 11.35pm on Talking Pictures
- An ex-Army officer recruits high-class misfits with guilty secrets to help him in a bank robbery.