In 1915, a gin-drinking river trader and a prim missionary make odd companions for a boat trip down a dangerous river, culminating in an attack on a German gunboat.
In Malaya during World War II, a Japanese scout is captured by a British patrol.
Star-studded sinister and amusing stories, each with a twist in the tale, created by Roald Dahl.
The tiny duchy of Grand Fenwick discovers that its home-made wine makes excellent rocket fuel.
The manager of a health food store has his plans to run away with his girlfriend continually thwarted by his domineering mother.
Television adaptation of the Georges Simenon novels, starring Rupert Davies as Commissaire Jules Maigret, the dogged French detective.
A baker accidentally bakes a loaf containing poison.
A tough police inspector bullies a suspected child molester.
The Baron turns an injured lunatic into a hairy ape man.
A young New York businessman is transported back in time to 1917, and his help solicited by a daredevil airman.
Because of rumour set about by a jealous rival, a jazz trumpeter at an all-night party tries to strangle his wife.
A remote, inhabited island in the southern States is overtaken by amphibians.
Derring-do among the knights of medieval England.
A country vicar becomes innocently involved with racehorse doping.
A NATO general calls for an investigation when parachutists training for space disappear in mid-air.
Art and antiques go under the hammer inside the world’s finest auction houses.
An orphaned Polish refugee runs into trouble with two scheming thieves.
Sitcom following the misadventures of laddish flatmates Gary and Tony.
A Cockney family find that their lodger is an exiled Russian prince.
A detective inspector tracks down the killer of a banker’s flirtatious wife.
A fussy bank manager outwits a classy robber.
A sex-hungry Australian gets in to all kinds of trouble on a visit to the Old Country.
In the bleak days of the Cold War, espionage veteran George Smiley is forced out of semi-retirement to uncover a Soviet agent within MI6’s echelons.
An American businessman is tricked into sending his private cargo to a Scottish island on an old puffer in need of repair.