Discovering Film

(2017–21)

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| TV Programme | United Kingdom | Colour | Biography
| Stars: Leslie Howard, Deborah Kerr, Vivien Leigh
Tomorrow at 2pm on Sky Arts HD (Episode: Discovering: Vivien Leigh)

Sky TV series featuring in-depth profiles of individual film stars

Featured series cast

(13)
Leslie Howard
1 episode
Himself
British actress, Deborah Kerr, in a black and white publicity photograph
1 episode
Herself
Distinguished British leading lady, Vivien Leigh
1 episode
Herself
American publicity photograph featuring British actor David Niven
1 episode
Himself
British actor James Mason wears a black dinner jacket and bow tie
1 episode
Himself
British actress, Elizabeth Taylor
1 episode
Herself
Autographed photograph of British actor Rex Harrison from the 1948 film, Escape
1 episode
Himself
British actor, Laurence Olivier, with a small moustache wears a dark suit and herringbone tie
1 episode
Himself
Jean Simmons, British actress, wears a lacy top and a pearl necklace as she poses for a 1950s publicity photo
1 episode
Herself
Signed photo of British actor, Dirk Bogarde.  The actor wears a jacket, jumper and tie, and sports a signet ring
1 episode
Himself
Promotional shot of distinguished British actor, Alec Guinness
1 episode
Himself
Publicity photograph from the 1930s featuring British actor, Robert Donat
1 episode
Various (archive footage)
British actor Richard Attenborough in a publicity shot
1 episode
Himself (archive footage)
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Partial episode guide (13 episodes)

Season 1 (1 episode)

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    Discovering: Deborah Kerr
  • Season 2 (3 episodes)

  • Episode Episode title Transmitted
    Discovering: Vivien Leigh
    Discovering: David Niven
    Discovering: James Mason
  • Season 3 (1 episode)

  • Episode Episode title Transmitted
    Discovering: Elizabeth Taylor
  • Season 6 (1 episode)

  • Episode Episode title Transmitted
    Discovering: Rex Harrison
  • Season 7 (2 episodes)

  • Episode Episode title Transmitted
    Discovering: Laurence Olivier
    Discovering: Leslie Howard
  • Season 8 (1 episode)

  • Episode Episode title Transmitted
    Discovering: Alec Guinness
  • Season 9 (1 episode)

  • Episode Episode title Transmitted
    Discovering: Dirk Bogarde30 Nov 17
  • Season 10 (1 episode)

  • Episode Episode title Transmitted
    Discovering: Jean Simmons
  • Season 12 (1 episode)

  • Episode Episode title Transmitted
    S12 E10Discovering: Robert Donat26 Nov 20
  • Season 13 (1 episode)

  • Episode Episode title Transmitted
    S13 E12Discovering: Richard Attenborough24 Jun 21
  • Pictures

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    Main title from the 2021 ‘Discovering: Richard Attenborough’ episode of Discovering Film (1)
    Main title from the ‘Discovering: Robert Donat’ episode of Discovering Film (1)
    Main title from the 2017 ‘Discovering: Dirk Bogarde’ episode of Discovering Film (1)
    Main title from the ‘Discovering: Alec Guinness’ episode of Discovering Film (1) featuring Alec Guinness
    Main title from the ‘Discovering: Rex Harrison’ episode of Discovering Film featuring, Rex Harrison
    Main title from the ‘Discovering: Leslie Howard’ episode of Discovering Film featuring Leslie Howard
    Main title from the ‘Discovering: Laurence Olivier’ episode of Discovering Film, featuring Laurence Olivier
    Main title from the ‘Discovering: Jean Simmons’ episode of Discovering Film, featuring Jean Simmons
    Main title from the ‘Discovering: James Mason’ episode of Discovering Film featuring James Mason
    Main title from the ‘Discovering: Elizabeth Taylor’ episode of Discovering Film, featuring Elizabeth Taylor
    Main title from the ‘Discovering: David Niven’ episode of Discovering Film, featuring David Niven
    Main title from the ‘Discovering: Vivien Leigh’ episode of Discovering Film, featuring Vivien Leigh
    Main title from the ‘Discovering: Deborah Kerr’ episode of Discovering Film, featuring Deborah Kerr